IPAF Operator 3a & 3b Training

Suitable for:

Anyone in an organisation that operates scissor lifts, static or self powered telescopic and articulating booms, vertical platforms, vehicle or trailer mounted platforms and booms. This not only includes construction sites but all workplaces, such as schools, offices, theatres and factories both internally and externally.

Course Objective:

Following the IPAF proven blend of theory and practical instruction, your employees can develop an awareness of the legal implications, common hazards and precautions, together with the correct driving, operation, pre-use inspection, elevating, lowering and emergency procedures for these commonly used MEWPs (Mobile Elevated Work Platforms).

The IPAF Training Course content Includes:

  • Introduction
  • MEWP Categories
  • Structural Parts
  • Regulations
  • Pre-use inspection/handover
  • Safe operating methods and hazards
  • Theory test Pass or Fail
  • Practical Training
  • Practical Assessment Pass or Fail
  • Licence Renewal & Log books

(Please note that we do offer group discount and other combinations of the IPAF Categories; please contact us for a quotation)

PPE Kit Required:

Our IPAF Training Courses requires each candidate to provide the following PPE:

 Safety Helmet with Chin Strap


 Hi-Vis Vest/Jacket

 Full Body Safety Harness with Short/Adjustable Restraint Lanyard

 Safety Footwear

 Warm/Wet weather clothing as required

 We do have a limited amount of Harnesses and Hi-Vis vests available on free loan.


Upon successfully passing both the written and practical assessments, each delegate's details will be entered on to the IPAF central database and a Certificate of Competency and a Photo-ID Card will be issued that is valid for 5 years.


Date: 03 June 2019

Capacity: 5 (100% booked)

Price of Course: £ 195 per person

Price inc. VAT £ 234

Duration of Course: approx 7 hours

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