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IPAF Scissor & Boom · 3a & 3b · Training

Certification

A4 Certificate & Photo ID (PAL) Card · Valid for 5 yrs

1 Day · 8am - 4:30pm

£205.00 + VAT per person

Includes:
  • Registration with IPAF
  • IPAF log book & Extensive handouts
  • Hire of equipment
  • Lunch & refreshments incl. sweets and biscuits
  • Letter of attendance (free on request) whilst certification is processed
  • Free parking

Location

  • Bristol
  • National Training Centres
  • On site by arrangement

Delegates

1 to 4 people can attend open training courses.

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Essential course for operators of powered access equipment.

Delegates learn how to safely operate both types of Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs) aka Cherry Pickers.

Course includes:

  • Intro to Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPS)
  • Health & Safety at Work Act 1978
  • Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • Responsibilities of employees and employers
  • Familiarisation of machines – understanding their capabilities
  • Pre use safety checks and inspection
  • Safe working environment and systems of work
  • Driving and controlling machines

  • Emergency lowering systems
  • How to safely store machines
  • Regular maintenance – what to look for
  • Correct use of PPE to ensure proper protection (including use of safety harness and lanyards in a MEWPS)
  • Pre theory test
  • Theory test – multiple choice
  • Practical assessment – operating machines

Who Needs IPAF Scissor & Boom · 3a & 3b · Training

Operators of control powered access equipment and people who manage or supervise them.

OFFER: 20% off MEWP Hire from Summit Platforms

Trainer

Greg Wallace

Greg has been an IPAF & PASMA Instructor for the last 8 years.

He specialises in work at height training drawing on 15 years trade experience.

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FAQs

  1. Q: Is there an age limit on the IPAF course?

    A: Yes, delegates need to be 16 or over.

  2. Q: Are there other categories of IPAF training?

    A: Yes, there's a full list below.We provide training on IPAF 1b (Static Boom/Van Mount) and Push Around Verticals (PAV) powered access categories - please, get in touch for info.

  3. Q: What are the IPAF pass marks?

    A: An 80% pass mark applies to the IPAF Operator theory test, and successful delegates go on to complete the practical session for which the pass mark is 75%.

  4. Q: Is there such an IPAF Renewal Course?

    A: Yes, as long as the following criteria are met:

    • Your current IPAF certificate is still in date.
    • Your IPAF log book has at least 60 entries in it from the last 5 years and 10 of the entries were in the last year.
    If your answer is no to the above then in order to renew your license you need to attend a full IPAF course again. If your answer is yes to the above, then we can help you as well with a half day refresher course - please, get in touch for info.

  5. Q: How long does an IPAF PAL card last?

    A: IPAF tickets are valid for 5 years.

  6. Q: List of IPAF Categories

    A:

    • Static Vertical (1a): Vertical personnel platforms (static)
    • Static Boom (1b, 1b+): Self-propelled booms (outriggers), trailers/push-arounds, vehicle-mounted platforms
    • Mobile Vertical (3a, 3a+): Scissor lifts, vertical personnel platforms (mobile)
    • Mobile Boom (3b, 3b): Self-propelled booms
    • Push Around Vertical (PAV): Push around verticals
    • Insulated Aerial Device (IAD)
    • Specialist machines (SPECIAL)
    Visual explanation - here (optimised pdf 0.4MB)

Feedback on IPAF Scissor & Boom · 3a & 3b · Training Course

Feedback from the guys regarding the recent IPAF course, all 4 have completed it now and thoroughly enjoyed it! The guy was great, really informative (they’ve all come away having learnt lots of new stuff and with questions to ask at the next SHE meeting!) and lunch was provided for them, bonus!!

Jasmine Roll

Burgess Marine Ltd

Southampton

TERMS & CONDITIONS

On completion of the IPAF 3a & 3b course you're eligible for:
New Summit Platforms customers - 20% off your first hire.
Existing Summit Customers - an extra 10% off your current rates on your next MEWP hire.