Vertical Personnel Platform / Static Vertical 1a IPAF MEWP Operator

IPAF Vertical Personnel Platform /Static Vertical 1a Course Duration
1 Day IPAF Operator training course for Vertical Personnel Platform / Static Vertical 1a (typically 8.30am to 4.30pm).

This 1 day IPAF Vertical Personnel Platform / Static Vertical 1a  training course is available daily from any of our training centres (Belfast, Glasgow, Newcastle, Manchester, Midlands / Banbury, London, Ashbourne, Limerick).

On-site training on your premises is also available anywhere in the UK and Ireland subject to minimum numbers. A suitable room would be required for on-site training for the theory section of the course, and a Vertical Personnel Platform is needed for the practical. A copy of the current 6 monthly Certificate of Thorough Examination for each Vertical Personnel Platform is required.

IPAF Vertical Personnel Platform / Static Vertical 1a Certification
Successful delegates will receive an IPAF PAL Card valid for 5 years, an IPAF Certificate of Training, an IPAF safety guide and an IPAF log book. Photographs for the operator card are taken on site and included in the above price.

IPAF Vertical Personnel Platform / Static Vertical 1a Course Description

  • Course content
  • Introduction and pre-course theory test
  • MEWP categories
  • Structural parts
  • Regulations ISO 18878, PUWER, LOLER, RIDDOR, WAHR, MHSW
  • Pre-use inspection/handover
  • Safe operating methods and hazards
  • Theory test practical training
  • Practical assessment
  • Licence renewal & log books
  • Course evaluation

Trainee Requirements
Candidates for IPAF courses must be at least 16 years of age. They must be medically fit to operate machinery.

PPE Requirements
Trainees must have the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment with them (i.e. Helmet, Safety Boots, Hi-Viz Vest, Harness & Lanyard).

Who Should Attend?
This Vertical Personnel Platform / Static Vertical 1a Operator training course is suitable for anyone who operates vertical lifts which have stabilisers, outriggers or jacks and cannot be moved whilst in the elevated position.

Course Objectives
To provide delegates with the essential knowledge required to operate Vertical Personnel Platforms / Static Vertical MEWPs efficiently and safely.

Training Methods
Presentation with slides, video, printed course material, demonstration, practical use.

Who Will Benefit?
All those in your organisation who use, supervise or manage the use of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms eg. vertical aerial work platforms, static vertical lifts, vertical personnel platforms.