IPAF – 3A/3B – Avonmouth (Bristol)


IPAF cards & certificates are now issued digitally through the official IPAF PAL card App.

1 Day

£215 + VAT per person


1 to 4 people can attend open training courses

Widely recognised qualification – trains an operator to prepare and safely operate two types of Mobile Elevated Working Platforms (MEWPS) as per IPAF guidelines:

  • Mobile Vertical · 3A · scissor lifts · once manoeuvred into the required position they move straight up and down vertically.
  • Mobile Boom · 3B · cherry pickers · self-propelled booms which can be articulated.

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Course includes:

  • Introduction to MEWPs and pre theory test
  • MEWP regulations and guidance
  • Machine types and use
  • Responsibilities of employees and employers
  • Pre use safety checks and inspection
  • Safe working environment and systems of work
  • Operating and controlling machines

  • Emergency lowering systems
  • How to safely store machines
  • Regular maintenance – what to look for
  • Correct use of PPE to ensure proper protection (including use of safety harness and lanyards in MEWPs)
  • Theory test – multiple choice
  • Practical assessment – operating machines

IPAF training is provided through our partner IPAF registered training provider. Delegates will need to complete the theory part via E-learning prior to the practical session.

On of the 1st June 2021 IPAF introduced digital certification. All certification will be issued digitally via the IPAF E-PAL card App and in a PDF format via email.

IPAF’s ePAL app is a digital wallet to store and share IPAF licences and qualifications – download the free app:

If delegates would still like to receive an actual card and certificate, please advise at the time of booking or before or on the course and we can order a card and certificate for an additional fee of £15 + VAT per delegate.

Please contact us for availability by emailing [email protected] (scroll to the bottom of any of our web pages & click the email address)  or by calling 01179 711 892 during our working hours

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