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Certified IPAF Training Courses

  • Compliant to ISO18878
    Our comprehensive course is based around current UK legislation
  • Time-efficient teaching
    We'll deliver an effective training structure providing enough information in half a day
  • Certificate and PAL card
    Keep your workers certified with professional safety credentials
  • Hazard-prevention tips
    Ensure knowledge of the safest practices is taught throughout your business
  • Professional, friendly environment
    Our expert trainers will welcome you and answer your safety questions
  • Nationwide service
    Our fantastic help is available no matter where you are in the UK

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The International Powered Access Federation have training programmes conforming to worldwide standards for operating mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs). Direct365 offer a range of these accredited courses, designed to train workers from all settings with safe and compliant practices.

IPAF training helps businesses to effectively use powered access vehicles, to maintain a hazard-free environment and to stay informed and compliant with UK legislation.

Our courses provide an engaging mixture of theory and practice, with up-to-date course material and practical training from knowledgeable professionals. Successful trainees receive a Powered Access Licence (PAL) Card, a safety guide, a log book and a certificate. For more information and to find a course near you, call 0808 223 0690 or complete the form below.

We provide individual courses for the operation of the following:

  • (Single) Static Boom (1b) – ONE DAY
  • (Single) Mobile Vertical (3a) – ONE DAY
  • (Single) Mobile Boom (3b) – ONE DAY
  • (Dual) Mobile Vertical (3a) + (3b) Mobile Boom – ONE DAY
  • Push Around Vertical (PAV) – HALF DAY

These courses are ideal for delegates who use, supervise or manage the use of powered access equipment, including scissor lifts, self-propelled boom lifts, PAV platforms, trailer mounted boom lifts and aerial work platforms.

Training includes MEWP regulations and guidance; machine types and use; structural parts; familiarisation and pre-use inspection; and safe operating methods and hazards. A written theory test and practical assessment will check participants’ understanding.

  • Loading and Unloading

This industry leading one day course trains delegates on how to safely load and unload MEWPs from beaver tail and slide bed transport vehicles.

The training is suitable for those responsible for loading, unloading and securing machinery on a range of transportation, including both the MEWP operator and the loading vehicle driver.

  • Harness Use and Inspection

This half day course is a must for anyone working with a MEWP and teaches participants about relevant Health & Safety regulations, guidance and standards surrounding harness use.

Workers will learn how to identify and select the right form of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for MEWPs, including inspection, maintenance, monitoring, fitting and correct use.

Falling from heights is one of the most common causes of fatalities in the workplace. The HSE hope to resolve this with proper training, awareness and knowledge; IPAF courses are designed to meet this need and keep businesses safe and compliant.

Employers have a Duty of Care to maintain a safe workplace, which includes minimising the risks of elevated working. Our courses provide delegates with the knowledge and practical skills to safely operate a range of powered access equipment, so that accidents, injuries and damages can be avoided. Find your nearby course today!

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