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IPAF Operator Training Course

Broxburn / Scottish Region | Fri 24th Nov 2023 | Date Confirmed
  • Open / Public Training Course Event
  • Broxburn Venue
  • £229 Per Person
  • 4 Places Available
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
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  • Rated 4.7 / 5 By Our Clients

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Course Ready To Book

Good news, this IPAF Operator: 3a & 3b course which is due to take place in Broxburn on the 24th Nov 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

delegate to bring PPE: Hard hat, high vis, safety boots, safety harness, gloves and eye protection., , , It is a prompt 8am start and we ask delegates to arrive at 7:45am for registration., , , Please download the ePAL app and register your details - you will now be able to receive your PAL card via this app as well as your log book and Operator Safety Guide. Should you require a physical copy of your card and certificate, there will be a charge of £website per card and certificate., , , • Please bring own full body harness with short restraint lanyard and eye protection, , , (COVID-19 prevention measure), , , • Single use gloves will be provided (COVID-19 prevention measure), , , • Please bring own lunch (COVID-19 prevention measure), , , • No mobile phones or any other recording devices are permitted on the course, , Shorts are not permitted.

Course Agenda

The course then moves onto discussing the relevant legislation and regulations related to MEWPs, including the Health and Safety at Work Act and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations. This section also covers the importance of risk assessments and the role of the operator in maintaining a safe working environment. ##$$## The next part of the agenda focuses on the safe use of MEWPs in different scenarios, such as working on uneven ground or near overhead obstructions. Learners will also be taught how to properly position and maneuver the equipment to ensure maximum safety and efficiency. ##$$## The course concludes with a review of best practices for the safe transportation, storage, and maintenance of MEWPs. Participants will also receive a certificate upon successful completion of the course, which is valid for five years. ##$$## Overall, the IPAF Operator training course provides a comprehensive and practical approach to learning how to safely and effectively operate MEWPs, equipping learners with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their role as a certified operator..

Training Venue

Directions From M8 At junction 3, take the A899 exit to Livingston. At the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto Livingston Rd/A899. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto A89, turn right, turn right. Destination will be on the left. From M9 Travelling Eastbound - At junction 2, take the B8046 exit to A904/Uphall. Turn right onto B8046. Turn right onto B9080. Take the 1st left onto Ecclesmachan Rd/B8046, continue to follow B8046. Turn left onto E Main St/A899. Turn right onto Loaninghill Rd, at the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto A89. Turn left, turn right. Destination will be on the left.. Coffee and tea on the site

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Upon successful completion of the IPAF Operator IPAF Operator 3a & 3b training course, the candidate will be awarded the IPAF PAL Card Powered Access Licence. This internationally recognised certification is issued by the International Powered Access Federation IPAF and is valid for five years. ##$$##The PAL Card serves as proof that the holder has been trained to operate powered access equipment safely and effectively. It is recognised by regulatory bodies and employers across the globe, making it a valuable asset for anyone working in industries where powered access equipment is used. ##$$##With the IPAF PAL Card, candidates can demonstrate their competence and knowledge in operating powered access equipment, giving them a competitive edge in the job market. It also ensures that they are up to date with the latest safety standards and regulations, promoting a safe working environment for themselves and others. ##$$##.

More Information

Enrol on our IPAF Operator training course today and join the thousands of satisfied clients who have experienced the XYZ Training Group difference. Our course is delivered by expert trainers at over 50 centres across the UK, making it easily accessible for individuals or groups. With our extensive network, we are one of the largest dedicated training groups in the country, ensuring that our clients receive top-quality training.##$$##Our IPAF Operator course is essential for anyone working at heights, equipping candidates with the necessary knowledge and skills to operate aerial work platforms safely. With a full day of training, including both theory and practical components, our course ensures that delegates are fully prepared to pass the multiple-choice closed exam and become certified operators.##$$##At XYZ Training Group, we understand the importance of providing the best training at the most competitive prices. Thats why we offer our unique Lowest Price Guarantee for our IPAF Operator course. Our clients can have peace of mind knowing that they are receiving top-quality training at the best possible price. Dont settle for anything less, choose XYZ Training Group for all your IPAF training needs.##$$##Dont risk the safety of yourself or your team by not having the proper training. Enrol on our IPAF Operator course and become a certified operator with the knowledge and skills to work at heights safely and confidently. With our extensive network of training centres and our Lowest Price Guarantee, theres no better choice for IPAF training than XYZ Training Group. Contact us now to book your spot on our next course and experience the difference for yourself. 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: 3a & 3b 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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Stewart E – Fri 24th Nov 2023:

IPAF Operator Training session was of a high standard.

Camilla G – Wed 22nd Nov 2023:

Review of the training session held at our premises recently was fun and useful.

Geoff H – Sun 19th Nov 2023:

Learned more than I anticipated....!

David W – Sat 18th Nov 2023:

Class that took place in Glasgow recently was brimming with decent content. Training on a key fob, brill..

Robin D – Sun 12th Nov 2023:

Very well explained...

Enfonssuewers – Fri 10th Nov 2023:

Trainer ill

Ross – Wed 8th Nov 2023:

Class / course held at our premises recently was terrfic, compliments to the team. Nicoleta was very communicative.

Richard S – Mon 6th Nov 2023:

Terrific experience...

Kevin M – Sat 4th Nov 2023:

The learning gained on the session held at the Glasgow training centre was well explained and informative. Ian is excellent.

Hayley R – Mon 30th Oct 2023:

Trainer taken sick, rescheduled