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IPAF - Mobile Elevating Work Platform - 3a - 3b course syllabus

Course Description

Is the Mobile Elevating Work Platform Boom 3a + 3b - Operator 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. Visit IPAF web site

What is the IPAF - Mobile Elevating Work Platform - 3a - 3b course?

Category: Health-and-Safety

Level: Beginner

The IPAF Mobile Elevating Work Platform Boom 3a + 3b - Operator training programme for platform operators was developed by leading industry professionals. It is certified by TÜV as conforming to the international standard ISO 18878 Mobile elevating work platforms – Operator (driver) training. More than 100,000 operators are trained each year through a worldwide network of training centres. Successful trainees receive a PAL Card (Powered Access Licence), a safety guide, a log book and a certificate.

How much is a Mobile Elevating Work Platform Boom 3a + 3b - Operator course?

As a broker we have a large number of Training Providers who advertise their courses with us. The lowest price we have is £150.00 and the highest price is £695.00

These prices may include Classroom, e-Learning, Distance Learning and In-House (On-Site) options.

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Who is the IPAF - Mobile Elevating Work Platform - 3a - 3b course designed for?

The IPAF Mobile Elevating Work Platform Boom 3a + 3b - Operator is for those who use, supervise or manage the use of powered access, including scissor lifts, self-propelled boom lifts, trailer mounted boom lifts and aerial work platforms. Those who need to use only one category of powered access equipment should attend the Single Category course and those who need to use two categories of powered access equipment should attend the Dual Category course.

What subjects does the IPAF - Mobile Elevating Work Platform - 3a - 3b course cover?

• Introduction and pre-course theory test
• MEWP categories
• Structural parts
• Regulations - ISO 18878, European, HASAWA
• Regulations - PUWER, LOLER, MHSW, WAHR, RIDDOR
• Pre-use inspection / handovers
• Safe operating methods and hazards
• Theory test

How is the IPAF - Mobile Elevating Work Platform - 3a - 3b course assessed?

1 day learning through a mix of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises including IPAF theory and practical assessment

IPAF - Mobile Elevating Work Platform - 3a - 3b 
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