This programme is designed for the managers, supervisors and operatives who may need to use or control powered access equipment in a work environment.
Aims & Objectives of the Course
To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of the need for safety associated with powered access equipment.
This course is approved by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF).
The assessment of this course will consist of classroom based tutorials with group participation combined with practical exercises.
Delegates must successfully pass both the theory and the practical assessments of the course to be awarded the IPAF photo ID card and Certificate.
The content of this course includes awareness of the periodic examinations of equipment. The course does not provide full training in the maintenance of equipment.
Additional training relating to this subject may be of benefit to delegates. Further information is available upon request.
Practical exercises will not include falls of any kind.
The delegate will not be deemed competent in rescue procedures.
All successful candidates will receive the official IPAF safety Guide log book
Candidate Eligibility/Entry Requirements
Delegates attending this course must be aged 18 or above and be physically and mentally fit to withstand the rigours of training.
It is vital that all candidates who attend this IPAF course have a good understanding of written and spoken English.
Content of IPAF Delegates will cover the following topics during the course;-
- Introduction to the scope of the International Powered Access federation (IPAF).
- Pre-theory test
- Health and Safety legislation
- Operator responsibilities
- Safe operating guide
- Safe use of Mobile Elevating Working Platforms (MEWPS)
- Machine pre-user checks
- Safe working environments
- Machine familiarization
- Pre-start safety checks and function controls
- Machine operating session
- Practical test
Certificate and IPAF photo ID card.
An IPAF photo ID card and certificate will be awarded to successful candidates who pass the course.
The IPAF photo ID card and certificate are both valid for 5 Years.