IPAF Week is back!

Due to popular demand IPAF Week is back. With such a fantastic turnout last month with all our courses being fully booked for everyday we decided to reopen the courses in to August. At just £205pp for both categories you will be getting the highest level of accredited training along with the lowest prices.



Who is IPAF?

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) promotes the safe and effective use of powered access equipment worldwide in the widest sense — through providing technical advice and information, through influencing and interpreting legislation and standards, through its safety initiatives and training programmes. It is a not-for-profit organisation owned by its members who include manufacturers, rental companies, contractors and users.

Our IPAF Course

Course TitleMEWP Boom/Scissor
Course Duration1-3 Days Dependent on experience
AccreditationIPAF/ NPORS/ In House
DelegatesMaximum of 6 People – 1 Machine
Maximum of 4 People – 2 Machines
All delegates must be able to understand and speak fluent English. MEWP use can be physically demanding, users should be physically fit, in good health and should generally, not have problems with:
  • eyesight or hearing,
  • heart disease,
  • high blood pressure,
  • epilepsy,
  • fear of heights/vertigo,
  • giddiness/difficulty with balance,
  • impaired limb function,
  • alcohol or drug dependence or
  • psychiatric illness.
If you have any problems or you have any doubts about your fitness to use MEWP’s, you must bring them to the attention of your employer. This need not preclude you from using MEWP’s, provided your employer conducts an assessment and is able to put in place adequate measures to take account of any difficulties you may have.
To train and assess delegates' practical skills and theoretical knowledge to the standards set by IPAF/NPORS and to identify and eliminate any bad habits in the safe operation of a MEWP Boom/Scissor.
It is envisaged that by the end of this MEWP Scissor Course that the candidate will be able to answer questions on and perform the following: • Have a basic knowledge of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a plant operator • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular machine to be used, and be familiar with other types of information sources and relevant legislation • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions • Be able to locate and identify steering, driving and braking controls and explain their functions • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements • Check all emergency lowering functions • Safely mount and dismount the machine • Configure the machine for travel • Configure the machine for travel and manoeuvre it is safely on level/rough ground and inclines in open and confined areas. • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area, including overhead and underground hazards • Manoeuvre the machine to the work area and correctly in readiness to carry out accessing tasks. • Carry out accessing tasks, at various points up to full operating height • Travel with platform raised (where applicable) • Use platform extension section • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of loading and unloading procedures for machine transportation • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures.
Call 01457 899322 Email jj.training@btconnect.com

IPAF Prospectus

(IPAF10) Prospectus & Customer Details 2017