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IPAF Operator Training Course

Smethwick / Central Region | Fri 2nd Aug 2024 | Date Confirmed
  • Open / Public Training Course Event
  • Smethwick Venue
  • £225 Per Person
  • 4 Places Available
  • 1 Day
  • 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 Smethwick on the 2nd 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?

IPAF Operator training is designed for individuals working in industries where operating aerial work platforms is a regular task. This includes construction, maintenance, and installation professionals as well as those in facilities management roles. This training ensures safety and knowledge in working at heights.

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

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

Welcome to the Smethwick Training Centre! Located in the heart of Smethwick, our centre is easily accessible from the A12 and M25, making it a convenient location for those travelling from Brentwood, Stansted Airport, and other nearby areas. Simply follow the directions provided and youll find us in no time.Our centre boasts state-of-the-art facilities and a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. With easy access to major motorways and public transportation, getting to and from the centre is a breeze. Our team of experienced trainers are dedicated to providing top-notch training and support to all our candidates.So whether youre heading to Birmingham, Coventry, or Luton Airport, our centre is the perfect place to enhance your skills and knowledge. We look forward to welcoming you to the Smethwick Training Centre and helping you achieve your goals. See you soon!

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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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Louise H – Thu 6th Jun 2024:

Delivered in a lighthearted and engaging way...

Karl W – Mon 3rd Jun 2024:

Tutorage on the IPAF Operator training was pat yoursef on the back.

Jill L – Fri 31st May 2024:

Big hand...

Beverley M – Thu 30th May 2024:

The information delivered on the class was worthy of every accolade. Good bunch of people..

Sergy – Wed 29th May 2024:

Excellent. You all passed with distinction...

Greg W – Mon 27th May 2024:


Paula H – Wed 22nd May 2024:

IPAF Operator 3a & 3b Training day which took place in Rochester, Kent was perfectly structured.

Tommy M – Wed 15th May 2024:

Training session that took place in Rothwell recently was tremendous experience. Nicoleta Angheluta really helped us.

Alex L – Sat 11th May 2024:

Session that took place in Canning Town recently was well executed. Will book again. . Dealing with Emilie was a pleasure.

Robert B – Sun 5th May 2024:

No contact numbers for out of hours