IPAF Operator Training Course

Grays / London Region | Tue 30th Aug 2022 | Date Confirmed
  • Open / Public Training Course Event
  • Grays Venue
  • £230 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 Grays on the 30th Aug 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

The IPAF training programme for platform operators was developed by leading industry professionals. It is certified by TV as conforming to the international standard ISO 18878:2004 Mobile elevating work platforms Operator (driver) training. More than 70,000 operators are trained each year through a worldwide network of over 300 training centres. Successful trainees receive a PAL Card (Powered Access Licence), a safety guide, a log book and a certificate....

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

Delegates need to be physically fit enough to be able to work on MEWPs. There will be an element of working at considerable height and delegates need to understand that practical training will require them to operate an MEWP at height.

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

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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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Sarah M – Thu 9th Jun 2022:

Review of the Xyz training was thoroughly enjoyable..

Jamie M – Sat 4th Jun 2022:

Teaching on the IPAF Operator class / course held at the Brent training centre was good overall. Helpful. . Ian Collier is a fab account manager.

Simon E – Thu 2nd Jun 2022:

IPAF Operator Session that took place in Poplar recently was concise and clear. Key fobs and passive stickers to carry my training about with me. Cool idea!.

Paul W – Wed 1st Jun 2022:

Top notch, accolades to you...

Laurent G – Tue 31st May 2022:

Give yourselves a pat on the back...

Malcolm W – Mon 30th May 2022:

Top notch, accolades to you...

James R – Fri 27th May 2022:

Teaching on the training session conducted on our site was concise and clear. National training card scheme.. Excellent. Dealing with Louise Gould was a pleasure.

Lee S – Thu 26th May 2022:

From start to finish the session was perfectly structured. Breath of fresh air. . Louise Gould helped us through the process really well.

Joshua C – Tue 24th May 2022:

Terrific value and a great learning experience...

Brian – Mon 23rd May 2022:

Training event which took place in Iver was universally enjoyed.