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IPAF Scissor & Boom · 3a & 3b · Training

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Official A4 Certificate & Photo ID (PAL) Card · Valid for 5 yrs · Issued within 4-6 weeks

1 Day · 8am - 4:30pm

£205 + VAT per person

Includes:
  • Free parking
  • IPAF Certification & ID card
  • IPAF log book
  • Lunch & refreshments
  • Letter of attendance (free on request)

Location

  • Bristol
  • On site by arrangement

Delegates

1 to 4 people can attend open training courses.

This widley recognised IPAF course instructs an operator to prepare and safely operate 2 types of Mobile Elevated Working Platforms (MEWPS). The Mobile Vertical (3A) and the Mobile Boom (3B) platform as per the IPAF guidelines.

Delegates learn how to safely operate both types of Mobile Elevated Work Platforms.

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
  • Driving 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

Due to Coronavirus and to ensure all delegates and trainers safety the IPAF course will be split into an AM and PM session with smaller groups.We will advise at the time of booking which session delegates will be alocated to.

Delegates will be required to complete the theory session of the course via an e-learning portal before the course date. Delegates on the day of the coruse will complete the exam and then the practical assessment. On the day delegates will only need to attend for half a day.

Who needs IPAF training

Operators of control powered access equipment and people who manage or supervise them.

Trainer

Greg Wallace

Greg qualified as an IPAF and PASMA Instructor in 2010.

Before then he worked in interior trades - suspended ceilings, drylining and some carpentry from leaving school.

He specialises in work at height training.

Course Dates

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1641bristol1£205.00 + VATSt Annes (Main Suite) · Bristol · BS4Tue 14 Jul 2020 Sold Out
1641bristol1£205.00 + VATSt Annes (Main Suite) · Bristol · BS4Tue 14 Jul 2020 Sold Out
1641bristol1£205.00 + VATSt Annes (Main Suite) · Bristol · BS4Thu 16 Jul 2020 Sold Out
1641bristol1£205.00 + VATSt Annes (Main Suite) · Bristol · BS4Thu 16 Jul 2020

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1641bristol1£205.00 + VATAvonmouth · Bristol · BS11Mon 27 Jul 2020 Sold Out
1641bristol1£205.00 + VATAvonmouth · Bristol · BS11Mon 10 Aug 2020 Sold Out
2641bristol1£205.00 + VATSt Annes (Main Suite) · Bristol · BS4Mon 24 Aug 2020

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2641bristol1£205.00 + VATAvonmouth · Bristol · BS11Mon 07 Sep 2020 Sold Out
3641bristol1£205.00 + VATAvonmouth · Bristol · BS11Mon 05 Oct 2020

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4641bristol1£205.00 + VATAvonmouth · Bristol · BS11Mon 19 Oct 2020

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4641bristol1£205.00 + VATAvonmouth · Bristol · BS11Mon 02 Nov 2020

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5641bristol1£205.00 + VATAvonmouth · Bristol · BS11Mon 16 Nov 2020

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5641bristol1£205.00 + VATAvonmouth · Bristol · BS11Mon 30 Nov 2020

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6641bristol1£205.00 + VATAvonmouth · Bristol · BS11Mon 14 Dec 2020

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FAQs

  1. Q: Is there an age limit on the IPAF course?

    A: Yes, delegates need to be 16 or over.

  2. Q: Are there other categories of IPAF training?

    A: Yes, there's a full list below. We provide training on IPAF 1b (Static Boom/Van Mount) and Push Around Verticals (PAV) powered access categories - please, get in touch for info.

  3. Q: What are the IPAF pass marks?

    A: An 80% pass mark applies to the IPAF Operator theory test, and successful delegates go on to complete the practical session for which the pass mark is 75%.

  4. Q: Is there such an IPAF Renewal Course?

    A: Yes, as long as the following criteria are met:

    • Your current IPAF certificate is still in date.
    • Your IPAF log book has at least 60 entries in it from the last 5 years and 10 of the entries were in the last year.
    If your answer is no to the above then in order to renew your license you need to attend a full IPAF course again. If your answer is yes to the above, then we can help you as well with a half day refresher course - please, get in touch for info.

  5. Q: How long does an IPAF PAL card last?

    A: IPAF tickets are valid for 5 years.

  6. Q: List of IPAF Categories

    A:

    • Static Vertical (1a): Vertical personnel platforms (static)
    • Static Boom (1b, 1b+): Self-propelled booms (outriggers), trailers/push-arounds, vehicle-mounted platforms
    • Mobile Vertical (3a, 3a+): Scissor lifts, vertical personnel platforms (mobile)
    • Mobile Boom (3b, 3b): Self-propelled booms
    • Push Around Vertical (PAV): Push around verticals
    • Insulated Aerial Device (IAD)
    • Specialist machines (SPECIAL)

Feedback on IPAF Scissor & Boom · 3a & 3b · Training

Feedback from the guys regarding the recent IPAF course, all 4 have completed it now and thoroughly enjoyed it! The guy was great, really informative (they’ve all come away having learnt lots of new stuff and with questions to ask at the next SHE meeting!) and lunch was provided for them, bonus!!

Jasmine Roll

Burgess Marine Ltd

Southampton

TERMS & CONDITIONS

On completion of the IPAF 3a & 3b course you're eligible for:
New Summit Platforms customers - 20% off your first hire.
Existing Summit Customers - an extra 10% off your current rates on your next MEWP hire.

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