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IPAF Operator 3a & 3b & 1b Training Course

Thamesmead / London Region | Thu 2nd May 2024
  • Open / Public Training Course Event
  • Thamesmead Venue
  • £372 Per Person
  • 4 Places Available
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed

  • Rated 4.2 / 5 By Our Clients

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 3a & 3b & 1b 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

1-3 day course covering the safe operation of a Mobile Vertical, Mobile Boom and Static Boom Theory and Practical examinations...

Who Should Attend?

Any person who requires the need to be trained in IPAF Operator 3a & 3b & 1b through the course of their normal working duties. This course is suitable for anyone working in the arena or sector.

Joining Instructions

PPE required: Safety Footwear Hard Hat Hi-Vis Vest Full Body Harness and Adjustable Lanyard

Course Agenda

The IPAF Operator 3a & 3b & 1b training course is designed to equip individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to safely operate mobile elevating work platforms MEWPs in the workplace. The course covers three categories of MEWPs scissor lifts 3a, self-propelled booms 3b, and trailer-mounted booms 1b.

The course begins with an overview of the legal requirements and responsibilities for operating MEWPs, including relevant health and safety regulations. Participants will also learn about the different types of MEWPs and their various uses, as well as the potential hazards and risks associated with operating them. This will be followed by a thorough explanation of the pre-use checks and maintenance procedures that must be carried out before operating a MEWP.

The practical aspect of the course will involve hands-on training on how to safely operate each type of MEWP, including how to manoeuvre and position them, as well as how to carry out specific tasks such as loading and unloading materials. Participants will also learn about the correct use of personal protective equipment PPE and how to safely work at height. The course will conclude with a written assessment to test the participants understanding of the course material.

Upon successful completion of the IPAF Operator 3a & 3b & 1b training course, participants will receive a certificate and a PAL Powered Access Licence card, which is recognized internationally and is valid for five years. This course is essential for anyone who works at height and needs to operate MEWPs as part of their job. It is also suitable for employers who need to ensure their employees are properly trained and competent in using MEWPs..

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Training Venue

Welcome to the Thamesmead Training Centre! Our venue is conveniently located in the town of Thamesmead, with a postcode of SE280FS. We pride ourselves on providing easy access to our centre, with onsite parking available for all of our courses. At the Training Centre, we understand the importance of staying refreshed during training sessions. Thats why we offer a variety of refreshments, including tea, coffee, and water. So you can stay focused and energized throughout your training. Finding us is easy too! Simply drive down Nathan Way after Shurgard and we will be the first estate on the right-hand side. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will be there to greet you and guide you to the training room. We cant wait to welcome you to the Thamesmead Training Centre and help you achieve your training goals. See you soon!. Tea, coffee, water

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The PAL Card Powered Access Licence is the official accreditation awarded to successful candidates of an IPAF Operator 3a & 3b & 1b training course in the UK. This certification is recognized and accepted by industry leaders and regulatory bodies.

The PAL Card is a testament to the knowledge and skills gained during the training course, which focuses on operating and maintaining powered access equipment safely and efficiently. It is a valuable asset for individuals seeking employment in the construction, manufacturing, and maintenance industries.

Holding a PAL Card not only demonstrates a candidates competence in operating various types of powered access equipment, but also their commitment to workplace safety. It is a mark of professionalism and can open doors to new job opportunities and career advancement. Invest in your future by enrolling in an IPAF Operator 3a & 3b & 1b training course today..

More Information

Enrolling on an IPAF Operator 3a & 3b & 1b training course with Xyz Training Group is a smart decision for both individuals and companies. As one of the UKs largest dedicated training groups, we have the resources and expertise to provide top-notch training. Our open courses are available at over 50 centres, making it convenient for candidates to find a location that suits them. Plus, our dedicated courses can be tailored to meet the specific needs of a clients group.

At Xyz Training Group, we understand the importance of safety when working at heights. Thats why our IPAF Operator 3a & 3b & 1b course is designed to equip candidates with the necessary skills and knowledge to operate various types of aerial work platforms safely and effectively. Our experienced instructors provide hands-on training and practical demonstrations to ensure that each candidate is fully prepared to handle any challenges they may face on the job.

Not only does Xyz Training Group offer top-quality training, but we also have a unique Lowest Price Guarantee for every client. We believe that safety training should be accessible and affordable for all, which is why we strive to offer the most competitive prices in the market. This means that clients can trust us to provide the best value for their investment in our IPAF Operator 3a & 3b & 1b course.

Enrolling on an IPAF Operator 3a & 3b & 1b training course with Xyz Training Group is a wise choice for individuals and companies alike. With our extensive resources, convenient locations, expert instructors, and unbeatable prices, we are confident that we can provide the best training experience for our clients. Dont compromise on safety - choose Xyz Training Group for your IPAF training needs.

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 3a & 3b & 1b 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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Chloe T – Sun 12th May 2024:

No food, wasnt told

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Kristopher L – Sun 5th May 2024:

IPAF Operator 3a & 3b & 1b Training course was top notch.

Louise M – Sun 5th May 2024:

Good value...

Ian G – Thu 2nd May 2024:

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Anne L – Sun 28th Apr 2024:

Great training management suite. helped us through the process really well....!

Michael P – Thu 25th Apr 2024:

Tutorage on the Xyz course was A1.

Adam T – Wed 24th Apr 2024:

Review of the IPAF Operator 3a & 3b & 1b class / course held at our premises recently was well executed.

David M – Tue 23rd Apr 2024:

Session which took place at the Brentwood venue recently was 1st class. Helpful. . Julia helped us through the process really well.

Andrzej R – Tue 23rd Apr 2024:

I thought the session was big hand.