MEWP scissor lift operator training (one machine)
The IPAF 3a Operator category covers the safe use of Mobile Vertical machines generally called Scissor Lifts. The IPAF 3b Operator category covers the safe use of Mobile Boom machines which are self-propelled booms and may be articulated or telescopic booms.
This course covers either category 3a or category 3b.
Type of Course: Health Safety & Environment
Course Reference: HTPP-040
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Candidates for IPAF courses must be at least 16 years of age. They must be medically fit to
Trainees must have the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment with them i.e. Helmet,
Safety Boots, Hi-Visibility Vest, Harness & Adjustable Restraint Lanyard.
Who Should Attend?
This 3a or 3b IPAF Operator training course is suitable for anyone who operates Scissor
Lifts, Mobile Vertical lifts, Self-Propelled Telescopic booms, Articulating booms or Mobile
To provide delegates with the essential knowledge required to operate 3a Mobile Vertical
and 3b Mobile Boom categories efficiently and safely.
Presentation with slides, video, printed course material, demonstration, practical use.
Who Will Benefit?
All those in your organisation who use, supervise or manage the use of 3a Mobile Vertical
and 3b Mobile Boom including Scissor Lifts, Mobile Vertical lifts, Self-Propelled Telescopic
booms, Articulating booms or Mobile booms would benefit from IPAF training.
● Course Description
● Course content
● Introduction and pre-course theory test
● MEWP categories
● Structural parts
● Regulations ISO 18878, PUWER, LOLER, RIDDOR, WAHR, MHSW
● Pre-use inspection/handover
● Safe operating methods and hazards
● Theory test practical training
● Practical assessment
● Licence renewal & log books
● Course evaluation
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