IPAF Operator Training Course

Bolton / North West Region | Tue 18th Jan 2022 | Date Confirmed
  • Open / Public Training Course Event
  • Bolton Venue
  • £195 Per Person
  • 4 Places Available
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Course Guaranteed To Take Place

  • Rated 4.7 / 5 By Our Clients

Course Ready To Book

Good news, this IPAF 3a & 3b (incl Pav) course which is due to take place in Bolton on the 18th Jan has already achieved the minimum delegate numbers required in order for it to definitely take place and can therefore be Booked & Paid for Online.

This course also benefits from our lowest price guarantee. Confirmed bookings will receive instant confirmation, receipt of payment, a paid invoice and full joining instructions by return. Every course booked is protected by our Customer Service Charter. In order to book or to receive a quote for this training please start by completing the enquiry form.

Course Information

On this International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) operator training course delegates will learn how to safely select, check and operate the 3A (scissor lift) and 3B (self-propelled boom) MEWP machines. The delegate should ensure that they are both physically fit and able to bring along both safety shoes and hard Hat for the practical part of the training..

Who Should Attend?

Designed for any person who wishes to operate either a scissor lift (category 3a) or a self propelled boom (3b) MEWP (powered access platform).

Joining Instructions

Specific IPAF 3a & 3b (incl Pav) joining instructions will be supplied to you (if appropriate) once your booking is confirmed. If, once confirmation has been received, you are in anyway unsure of what prerequisites or items you need to bring or provide, then your dedicated training manager or the trainer conducting your course will be able to confirm this with you. Contact numbers and ways to get in touch will be provided.

Course Agenda

Intro to IPAF and MEWPS, MEWP legislation and guidance, Rental terms and conditions, Machine types and use, Structural parts and MEWP selection, Operator training and familiarisation, Operator daily inspection, MEWP personal fall protection, Safe operating methods and hazard awareness, Safety beyond training, Written test..

Training Venue

Bolton Hire and Training Unit 11 Orlando Street Bolton BL36DE ..................

Training venue location and streetview links can be found here.


5 year accreditation by IPAF for successful delegates. Persons passing the course will receive a 5 year PAL (powered Access License) and certificate. Course involves both theoretical and practical examinations and a strong use of English is essential..

More Information

The Course is delivered over a whole day, theory in the morning, practical in the afternoon. The course has a multiple choice closed exam as part of the theory which delegates must pass in order to progress to the practical element of the training.
XYZ Training Group has the largest selection of IPAF training courses across the UK. All of our IPAF accredited training partners deliver this course, offering all clients a unique Lowest Price Guarantee. IPAF Operator training is a registered Trademark of IPAF.

Group Bookings

If you have an enquiry or a need to train 4 or more persons, then why not ask us to deliver you a private IPAF 3a & 3b (incl Pav) course either on your premises or at one of our nearby training centres on any date that's convenient to you?

The price per person is always comparible if not better than joining one of our open course events and you will benefit from the added convenience of not only selecting the date and venue, but we'll also tailor certain elements of the training to your specific application..

In addition to that, if your delegate numbers are low and you don't have an urgent need to have the training in the next few weeks, then talk to us about setting up an open event near to you on a date of your choosing. The course will definitely go ahead as scheduled and you won't need to travel. Minimum 2 delegates.

Whatever your general requirement, make an enquiry here.


Real Customer Reviews

4.7 Superb Based on 212 reviews
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Lauren T – Mon 17th Jan 2022:

A truly engaging experience...

Rachel L – Mon 17th Jan 2022:

Fantastic. Jasmin is an asset to Xyz....!

Mark S – Sun 16th Jan 2022:

IPAF Operator Course which took place in Bolton was genuinely something Id happily recommend.

G P – Sat 15th Jan 2022:

No contact numbers for out of hours

Greg G – Fri 14th Jan 2022:

Full of useful and useable content...

Chelsea A – Tue 11th Jan 2022:

Review of the IPAF Operator course that took place in Bolton recently was give yourselves a pat on the back. Outstanding.. Having Jasmin manage my training the best part.

Terence F – Tue 11th Jan 2022:

5 staff members all saying the Xyz training event which took place in Bolton was a truly engaging experience. Told our training dept about you guys.. Dealing with Jasmin was a pleasure.

Alison M – Mon 10th Jan 2022:

Training kept on a smart sticker. Very clever....!

David – Wed 5th Jan 2022:

Tutorage on the IPAF Operator training session held at our premises recently was valuable. Having Ian Collier on hand was really helpful.

Diana W – Thu 30th Dec 2021:

Training day held at the Knowsley training centre was cool, compliments to the chef. haha.