IPAF Operator Training Course

Caldicot / Wales and West Region | Fri 1st Jul 2022 | Date Confirmed
  • Open / Public Training Course Event
  • Caldicot Venue
  • £270 Per Person
  • 4 Places Available
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Course Guaranteed To Take Place

  • 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 Caldicot on the 1st Jul 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


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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Brenda R – Thu 9th Jun 2022:

Training session was good, commendations. Posh venue, nice. . Client Support is excellent.

Judith T – Fri 3rd Jun 2022:

Much appreciated...

Linda M – Thu 2nd Jun 2022:

Session which took place in Llanharry was structured and well organised. Incredible..

Brendan – Tue 31st May 2022:

Universally enjoyed...

Jemma G – Sat 28th May 2022:

IPAF Operator Session conducted on our site was rewarding. Helpful..

Mani – Wed 25th May 2022:

From start to finish the Xyz training event which took place in Newport was very very good. Use these guys always. . My account manager was Jasmin.

Tony M – Fri 20th May 2022:

I thought the Xyz class was concise and clear.

Ricky G – Wed 18th May 2022:

Xyz Training course was something wholly worth attending. Helped nicely through the process by Client Support.

Darran H – Thu 12th May 2022:

Session which took place at the Taunton venue recently was very well organised.

Elaine G – Mon 9th May 2022:

Training was an absolute must. Thank you..