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PRACTICALS ONLY for IPAF MEWP Training, theory completed online prior- ASHBOURNE
November 5, 2020
1-2 hours for practical element only , theory must be completed online prior to practical.
What type of MEWPs are covered under IPAF 3a, 3b and 1b Operator Training?
MEWP is an overall name for powered access platforms which can refer to any type of Mobile Elevating Work Platform / Cherry Picker. The IPAF 3a Operator category covers the safe use of Mobile Vertical machines generally called Scissor Lifts. The IPAF 3b Operator category covers the safe use of Mobile Boom machines which are self-propelled booms and may be articulated or telescopic booms and can be driven at height. The IPAF 1b Operator category covers Static Boom machines which are generally fitted with outriggers and cannot be driven while elevated. 1b Static Boom is an overall category name which includes Van-mounted booms, Truck-mounted booms, Trailer-mounted booms or Spider booms on tracks or wheels.
Successful delegates will receive a 3a, 3b and 1b IPAF PAL Card valid for 5 years and an IPAF Certificate of Training for the 3a Mobile Vertical, 3b Mobile Boom and 1b Static Boom categories. An IPAF safety guide and an IPAF log book will be given to each delegate on the day of training. Photographs for the operator card are taken on site and included in the price.
Licence renewal & log books
Candidates for IPAF MEWP courses must be at least 16 years of age. They must be medically fit to operate machinery.
Trainees must have the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment with them to operate the MEWPs i.e. Helmet, Safety Boots, Hi-Visibility Vest, Harness & Adjustable Restraint Lanyard.
Who Should Attend?
This MEWP 3a, 3b and 1b IPAF Operator training course is suitable for anyone who operates different types of MEWPs whether they are Scissor Lifts (Mobile Vertical lifts), Self-Propelled Telescopic booms or Articulating booms (Mobile booms). It is also suitable for users of Static Booms with outriggers including Spider booms on tracks or wheels, Van-mounted booms, Truck-mounted booms or Trailer-mounted booms.
To provide delegates with the essential knowledge required to operate various types of MEWPs under three IPAF categories 3a Mobile Vertical, 3b Mobile Boom and 1b Static Boom categories efficiently and safely.
Who Will Benefit?
All those in your organisation who use, supervise or manage the use of MEWPs would benefit from IPAF Operator training. This 3 category course covers Scissor Lifts (Mobile Vertical lifts), Self-Propelled Telescopic booms or Articulating booms (Mobile booms), Static Booms with outriggers including Spider booms on tracks or wheels, Van-mounted booms, Truck-mounted booms or Trailer-mounted booms subject to receiving familiarisation on the model machine being used.