IPAF training is provided third party through an IPAF Approved training centre

IPAF Operator Course – 3A/3B

IPAF Operator Training Course 3a and 3b

The IPAF 3a and 3b one day training course provides operators with the ability to safely use a variety of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs), such as scissor lifts, articulating booms lifts and other cherry pickers.

The course includes a practical training session and assessment, broken down into two parts – Mobile Vertical (3a) and Mobile Boom (3b).

This course is perfect for individuals with some previous experience of operating powered access machines, but need a thorough refresher.

Once this course has been completed, operators will be issued with an IPAF Powered Access License (PAL), valid for 5 years.

Duration: 1 Day

Course Content:

  • Intro & pre-course theory best
  • Mobile Elevated Work Platform regulations/guidance
  • Types of powered access & overview of use
  • Structural parts
  • Pre-use inspection & familiarisation
  • Safe operation methods & hazards
  • Theory test
  • Practical training
  • Practical assessment

Certification: 3a & 3b IPAF Pal Card (5 year validity)