IPAF Operator Training Course

Southampton / South East Region | Wed 23rd Jun 2021
  • Open / Public Training Course Event
  • Southampton Venue
  • £245 Per Person
  • 4 Places Available
  • End date : Wed 23rd Jun - End time : 4.30pm -

  • Rated 4.7 / 5 By Our Clients

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Why Book With Us?

All Working At Height Training courses offered benefit from our unique Lowest Price Guarantee. Bookings are protected by our Service Charter which provides security and peace of mind in the unlikely event that the training doesn't meet your expectations.

In order to receive a quote for this IPAF Operator training course please start by completing our enquiry form. A personalised quote and ways in which to book will then be supplied.

To avoid disappointment, we'll confirm that the course is going ahead as scheduled and that there is still space remaining for your required number of delegates before accepting your booking. We aim to respond to all enquiries the same day.

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 Operator 1 Unit 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

Available as an open course at any of over 100 training centres across the UK. Also available on client premises, provided a suitable MEWP is available and a classroom is available to seat all delegates comfortably...

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 Operator 1 Unit 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

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Michael R – Fri 12th Feb 2021:


Lian Y – Sun 7th Feb 2021:

IPAF Operator Training day was first-rate.

Paul S – Tue 2nd Feb 2021:

Lost me card

Shane C – Thu 28th Jan 2021:

Training day conducted on our site was thoroughly enjoyable.. Tutor was funny, entertaining. . Kim thanks..!

Steven M – Mon 25th Jan 2021:

IPAF Operator Course was at least an 8 out of 10. Your training card and fob is always with me..

Diana W – Wed 20th Jan 2021:

Better than other courses attended elsewhere....

Lynn B – Mon 18th Jan 2021:

Class which took place in Sevenoaks was terrfic, compliments to the team.

Jade B – Sun 17th Jan 2021:

In short the class / course held at our premises recently was very well explained. Good guys. . Karen is a fab account manager.

Ellenore W – Sat 16th Jan 2021:

I personally found the session was genuinely enjoyable.

Martyn B – Sat 16th Jan 2021:

We all agreed the class / course held at the Salisbury training centre was very good. 4th course with Xyz. . Having Karen Fraser manage my training the best part.