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IPAF - MEWPs for Managers course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the MEWPs for Managers course accredited by an official body?

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.
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What is the IPAF - MEWPs for Managers course?

Category: Health-and-Safety
Level: Intermediate

IPAF’s MEWPs for Managers course (MEWPs = mobile elevating work platforms) covers what managers need to know about using MEWPs on site, from planning the job and completing a risk assessment, to selecting the right equipment and mitigating all possible risks.

The one-day course for managers includes topics such as health and safety regulations, accident prevention and control, personal protection equipment, and pre-use checks and maintenance.

The course is about planning, supervising and effectively managing the use of powered access, and not about operating equipment. It ends with a written test that candidates must pass in order to obtain a certificate.

Who is the IPAF - MEWPs for Managers course designed for?

The IPAF - MEWPs for Managers course is targeted at project managers, foremen and supervisors working in a broad range of industries such as construction, facilities management, retail, airports and arboriculture.

What subjects does the IPAF - MEWPs for Managers course cover?

• Introduction and pre-course theory test

• Legislation and guidance

• MEWP categories

• Structural parts

• Regulations - ISO 18878

• BS8460 Approved Code of Practice (ACOP)

• Site surveys

• Risk assessment and method statements

• Theory test

How is the IPAF - MEWPs for Managers course assessed?

1 day learning through a mix of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises including pre-course theory test.

What certificate do I get for passing the IPAF - MEWPs for Managers course?
IPAF - MEWPs for Managers
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