IPAF Scissor & Boom Lift Training in Bristol, Bath, London, Swansea, Cardiff, Heathrow, Birmingham, Leeds and throughout the UK – (Categories 3a & 3b)

Train your staff on this essential course before the HSE stop you!

IPAF Training is essential for all users of Scissor and Boom Lifts (Cherry Pickers). It teaches delegates how to safely operate both types of MEWPS (Mobile Elevated Work Platforms).
It also covers skills such as the selection and pre-inspection of the equipment. The IPAF (International Powered Access Federation) certification is the official and internationally
recognised qualification for use of such machinery. It is recognised by the Health & Safety Executive and satisfies the “Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER)” and the “Work at Height Regulations 2005.”

Who should attend IPAF training?

This programme is designed for manager’s supervisors and operatives who may need to use or control powered access equipment in the workplace.

Course content:

  • All relevant Health & Safety Laws and Regulations including the Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • Responsibilities of employees and their employers
  • Introduction to the use of MEWPS – Pre-theory test
  • Safe pre-use checks and inspection of the equipment, what to look for and how to look for it
  • Machine familiarisation
  • Safe working environments
  • Written test paper
  • The importance of keeping your equipment in good order with regular maintenance
  • Correct use of PPE to ensure you are properly protected
  • Review of test paper questions and training session

Training Venues

South West
Bristol, Bath, Wellington, Gloucester, Plymouth, Liskeard

London & South
Wembley, Heathrow, East Croydon, Portsmouth, Andover, Wimborne, Fareham, Ashford, St Albans, Ipswich, Peterborough, Norwich, Barking, Dunsfold

Birmingham, Milton Keynes, Leicester, Derby, Coventry, Nottingham

Leeds, Liverpool, Durham, Blackburn, Wakefield, Manchester, Scunthorpe

Cardiff, Swansea, Caldicot, North Wales

Glasgow, Dundee, Edinburgh

North Wales
Training venues across the country and onsite training available. Training venues across the country and onsite training available.

Course Duration

One day.


List price £185.00 + VAT per delegate for one category (at a training centre)
List price £195.00 + VAT per delegate for two categories (at a training centre)
Please phone for training rates at your site.


Minimum 1 Maximum 4 (Please contact us if you need individual training, we may be able to accommodate you on one of our many open courses).

IPAF Certification

IPAF Training certificate and photographic PAL card with 5 year expiry

Other IPAF Training

IPAF TRAINING BRISTOL - The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF)