Specialists in Health & Safety Training

IPAF Scissor and Boom Lift (3a+3b) Training - £185+VAT per person

We'll train your workforce - Discounts are available for single bookings and groups. We are based in Bristol and offer courses across the UK.

The IPAF Scissor and Boom Training Course (3a and 3b) 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). We supply across the UK, and have high availability in the South West, especially Bristol. Priced from £185 + VAT per person with additional discount on Group Bookings of just 2 or more. This includes Certificate, card; there are no other costs.

It also covers skills such as the selection and pre-inspection of the equipment, and delegates will be issued with a PAL Card.

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."

Train your staff on this essential MEWP course by contacting us online or on 01179566499 and we'll do the rest.

CURRENT OPEN COURSE DATES (Please contact us if you need a different area)

IPAF Scissor and Boom Training

Need a different date? If you have a group of 2 or more we can open other courses.

2019 Discount: £185 + VAT per person 

All inclusive of Certificates and Cards and Harness Supply on the day

2019 Discount: £185 + VAT per person

All Inclusive - No extra Charge for Certificates and Cards

Bristol   JULY: 19th, 23rd, 26th, 31st      AUGUST: 1st, 2nd, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 23rd, 27th, 28th, 29th

Taunton   JULY: 16th, 19th, 29th, 31st

Cardiff   JULY: 16th, 18th, 19th, 22nd, 23rd, 25th, 31st

Swansea   JULY: 16th, 18th, 24th, 25th, 30th

Birmingham   JULY: 16th, 18th, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 29th, 30th, 31st
Liskeard    JULY:  26th
Roche, Cornwall   please contact us for dates

Fareham   Every Monday, Tuesday and Friday

Southampton   JULY:  17th, 18th, 23rd, 24th, 29th, 30th

East London  JULY:  17th, 22nd, 23rd, 25th, 26th, 29th

West London  JULY:  17th, 22nd, 23rd, 25th, 26th, 29th

Brentwood    JULY:  23rd, 29th

Luton    JULY:  18th, 19th, 26th, 29th

Wembley    SOLD OUT - New dates pending

Wellington  please contact us for dates

Certification PAL CardIPAF Certificate
Delegates Per Course Minimum No. of Delegates: 1 Maximum No. of Delegates: 4
Location Bristol, Blackburn, Birmingham, Andover, St Albans, Ashford, Cardiff, Coventry, Darlaston, Derby, Dundee, Durham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Gloucester, Kent, Leeds, Leicester, Lincoln, Liskeard, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Newstead (Nottingham), North Wales, Norwich, Peterborough, Plymouth, Scunthorpe, South Wales, Southampton, Swansea, Taunton, Warrington, Wimborne, Yeovil

At your own site
Please give us a call to arrange a custom quotation.

This Course Covers:

  • 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.
  • Safe pre-use checks and inspection of the equipment, what to look for and how to look for it.
  • How to start and stop the machine.
  • Overhead obstructions and ground conditions.
  • Written test paper
  • Practical instruction on the machinery
  • The importance of keeping your equipment in good order with regular maintenance.
  • Keeping yourself properly protected - the correct personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Having a go yourself - practical
  • Review of test paper, questions and training session.

Scissor Lifts (official IPAF category Mobile Vertical 3b) and Self Propelled Booms (official category Mobile Boom 3a) can be covered as single or both categories, with the option of holding the course at a training centre or at your own site (dependant on facilities).

Please also note that in order to pass this course each delegate will be assessed by a multi-choice question paper for which the pass mark is 80%. This must be passed in order to continue with the practical exercise for which the pass mark is 75%.

Please note we offer training on the following categories of machines - please book as far ahead as possible:

  • Static Vertical (1a)
  • Static Boom (1b)

All IPAF training courses are arranged through registered IPAF training centres, using qualified IPAF instructors.

Get in Touch 01179 566 499

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