For Operators


Price of Course: £195 per person

Duration of Course: 7 hours


This course is aimed at employees who are required to use Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPS) as part of their work activities. This is a fully accredited course from the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF).

Equipment categories include:

Scissor Lift, Self-Propelled Boom, Trailer-Mounted Boom, Vertical Personnel Platform, Van & Truck Mounted Booms and Harness training.

Where training is only required for 1 machine there is a maximum of 6 delegates.
Training on both machines has a 4 delegate maximum.

IPAF Course Contents:

  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Limitations of MEWPS 
  • Controls, Safety Devices and Warning Alarms 
  • Routine Inspection and Servicing Requirements 
  • Preparation for Work on a MEWP 
  • Ground and Site Conditions 
  • Safe Operating Techniques 
  • Emergency Lowering Procedures 
  • Manufacturers Instruction Manuals 
  • Fall Arrest/Restraint Equipment 
  • Practical Operating Test 
  • Multiple Choice Test Paper

IPAF (MEWPS) Certification

Upon completion of the course a certificate and photo ID card will be issued and valid for 5 years. A log book will be issued and requires completion for any future IPAF course.