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IPAF - Push Around Vertical (PAV) - Operator course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Push Around Vertical (PAV) - 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.
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What is the IPAF - Push Around Vertical (PAV) - Operator course?

Category: Health-and-Safety

Level: Beginner

The IPAF PAV Push Along Vertical Course delivers 4 hours of both classroom and practical training and assessment on how to safely operate, select and carry out pre-use inspection of Push Around Vertical Personnel Lifts (PAV).

Operators who are trained in the categories Static Vertical (1a), Mobile Vertical (3a) or Scissor Lift (old IPAF category SL) will also be able to use a Push Around Vertical (PAV) after being familiarised with the specific machine.

Successful delegates will gain an understanding of current relevant legislation and best practice on a range of MEWPs and be able to carry out a pre-use inspection and most importantly use them safely, in line with current approved methods and manufacturer’s instructions.

Who is the IPAF - Push Around Vertical (PAV) - Operator course designed for?

The IPAF - Push Around Vertical (PAV) - Operator course is aimed at personnel who are or will be responsible for using Push Around Vertical Platform (PAVs) MEWPs in the workplace. There are no prerequisite required for this course although a working knowledge of MEWPs is an advantage

What subjects does the IPAF - Push Around Vertical (PAV) - Operator course cover?

  • Introduction
  • PAL card overview and pre-theory test
  • Legislation, regulations and guidance
  • Pre-use inspection/hand-over
  • Safe operating methods & hazards
  • Post -theory test
  • Practical training
  • Practical assessment

How is the IPAF - Push Around Vertical (PAV) - Operator course assessed?

Half day course with pre-theory test and Practical assessment

IPAF - Push Around Vertical (PAV) - Operator course dates and locations