IPAF Operator Training Course

Swansea / Wales and West Region | Tue 1st Mar 2022
  • Open / Public Training Course Event
  • Swansea Venue
  • £245 Per Person
  • 4 Places Available
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed

  • Rated 4.7 / 5 By Our Clients

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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


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 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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Angela I – Sun 7th Aug 2022:

IPAF Operator Training conducted on our site was worthy of the cost.

DEBBIE W – Tue 2nd Aug 2022:

IPAF Operator Training day that took place in Taunton recently was interesting and to the point. Really enjoyed how structured it was. . Alfreda helped us through the process really well.

David G – Sun 31st Jul 2022:

All 9 of my delegates said the IPAF Operator session was A1. Cannot wait to do it again. . Helped nicely through the process by Client.

Lee T – Wed 27th Jul 2022:

Love the training management system....!

Richard G – Fri 22nd Jul 2022:

Class / course which took place in Bristol was brilliant. Claudia is an asset to Xyz.

Shirley J – Wed 20th Jul 2022:

Course conducted on our site was exceptional.

Leigh M – Mon 18th Jul 2022:


Philip W – Sun 17th Jul 2022:

Review of the IPAF Operator class / course was v.good. Booking a lot of courses with Xyz now. . It was a pleasure dealing with Jasmin.

Mirko R – Tue 12th Jul 2022:


Tim S – Mon 11th Jul 2022:

One of the most useful courses attended....