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Course Dates for the IPAF - Competent Assessed Person (CAP) qualification.

IPAF - Competent Assessed Person (CAP) Training Course Dates

Yes, this course is Accredited and Certified by

"The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF)".

This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (IPAF) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching.

Category: Health-and-Safety

Level: Intermediate

The IPAF Competent Assessed Persons (CAP) programme focuses on a crucial aspect of safety--that of the machine itself.

It is intended to provide guidance for platform engineers on compliance with regulatory requirements and to offer documented evidence that individuals can be regarded as competent persons to plan, manage or carry out thorough examinations of powered access equipment within the context of current legislation.

The CAP programme complements IPAF's operator training courses by extending the promotion of a safety culture to machine maintenance as well as operation.

The IPAF - Competent Assessed Person (CAP) course is for platform engineers or anyone who is responsible for the safety and maintenance of powered access equipment (MEWP or MCWP) and for ensuring that examinations have been carried out.


 • Introduction and definitions
 • Requirements and formulations of thorough examinations
 • Test paper 1 and discussion
 • Performance of thorough examinations
 • Thorough examinations records
 • Defect reporting

 • Test paper 2 & 3
 • Practical session and exercises

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