Course Details

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Course Aims & Overview


To instruct an operator to prepare and operate 1B “Spider” types of Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs) and to obtain an IPAF accredited (PAL Card) operator license.

Duration: 1 day
Assessment: Oral questions throughout the course with a theory and practical assessment.
Certification: On attaining the relevant pass level delegates will receive an IPAF PAL Card photo ID license and certificate of training.
Maximum number of delegates per course: 6
Client Requirements: This course is solely conducted at your site using your PAV’s and you must meet IPAF’s on-site training requirements (please contact our training department for more details)
Delegate Requirements: 
• Appropriate PPE as per company policy
• Full body Harness with Appropriate restraint lanyard (in-date for inspection)

At the end of the course

Delegates will be aware of the relevant legislation and guidance. Be aware of the need to refer to the machine’s operation manual. Complete a Pre-use inspection on their selected MEWP. Be Aware of the Safe operating practices.

Course Content

  • Introduction to IPAF and MEWP’s
  • Pre-theory test
  • Legislations, regulations, standards and best practice
  • MEWP categories explained
  • Structural parts identified
  • Pre-use inspection/handover requirements
  • Safe operating methods and hazards to be observed
  • Post-theory test Pass/Fail
  • Practical training on selected categories
  • Practical assessment on selected categories Pass/Fail
  • Training course evaluation license renewal & log book completion