IPAF International Powered Access Federation

    The IPAF training programme for platform operators was developed by leading industry professionals. It is certified by TÜV as conforming to the international standard ISO 18878 Mobile elevating work platforms – Operator (driver) training. More than 100,000 operators are trained each year through a worldwide network of over 600 training centres. Successful trainees receive a PAL Card (Powered Access Licence), a safety guide, a log book and a certificate.

The Health and Safety Executive state: -

Training and competence

Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP) operators should have attended a recognised operator training course and received a certificate, card or ‘licence’, listing the categories of MEWP the bearer is trained to operate. The expiry date of the training licence or card should be checked. In addition to formal training for the type of MEWP, operators should have familiarisation training on the controls and operation of the specific make and model of MEWP they are using.

3a - Scissor Lift

3b - Mobile Boom

1b - Static Boom

Scissor lift 3a & Mobile Boom 3b £200 + Vat - 1 Day course per person

Scissor Lift 3a
(mobile vertical)

Mobile Boom 3b

Static Boom 1b