IPAF MEWP (3a +3b) Operator Training - Scissors & Boom Lifts

IPAF 3a 3b Course Navan Ireland

IPAF MEWP OPERATOR TRAINING (IPAF 3a + 3b)

IPAF is quickly becoming the preferred MEWP ticket required on many large construction sites in Ireland including Intel, Facebook and WuXi. This IPAF course teaches you how to safely operate Scissors Lifts and Boom Lifts.

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Aims & Objectives 

The aim of this 1-day IPAF  3a & 3b Course is to equip learners with the skills, knowledge & understanding to safely operate Scissors and Boom lifts. On completion you will be able to: 

  • Safely operate an MEWP using correct driving techniques
  • Be aware of the legislation surrounding MEWPS and accident prevention 
  • Refuel & recharge a Scissors Lift safely and understand pre use inspections
  • Understand stability and operating capabilities

Flexible Delivery Options 

We offer 3 options for completing this course:

  1. Spend the day at our training centre where you will complete both the theory and practical sessions
  2. Complete the E-learning* theory session at home or in your workplace and spend only ½ a day at our training centre to complete the practical session
  3. For ultimate convenience complete the E-learning theory session followed by the practical session at your site. The theory session can also be delivered on your site subject to the availability of a training room. 

 

* IPAF operator eLearning does not replace practical training. Trainees who complete the online theory session must pass a supervised theory test - within 45 days of the theory test being completed before being issued with a PAL Card as proof of successful operator training.

Certification

Successful delegates will receive an IPAF ePAL Card valid for 5 years.

Where is the facility?

National Training Solutions, Kells Road, Navan, Co Meath C15 FX6Y. 

On-site training is available anywhere in Ireland. The relevant machinery must be available on site for training.  

Who Should Attend?

This course is ideal for anyone  over 16 years old who needs to work at a height such as: construction workers, painters, electricians, roofers, window cleaners, window installers, tree surgeons, maintenance workers. Anyone in a trade seeking to upskill.

Additional Information

Candidates must be at least 16 years of age and medically fit to operate machinery. 
Trainees must have the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment with them to operate the MEWPs/Cherry Picker

  • Helmet, Safety Boots, Hi-Visibility Vest, Facemask, Harness & Adjustable Restraint Lanyard.

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FAQs - IPAF Mobile Vertical (3a) Scissors Lift

What can I do with IPAF 3a training?

This training course instructs an operator to prepare and safely operate Scissors Lifts. This course is ideal for everyone over 16 years old who needs to work at height and anyone in a trade seeking to upskill.

What is 3a & 3b Training?

Mobile Elevating Work Platforms are a variety of machinery which lift workers safely to perform their work at height. Examples are Scissors Lifts and Boom Lifts. MEWP Training and certification is required for operating this machinery safely and legally. 

What can I do with IPAF 3b training?

This training course instructs an operator to prepare and safely operate Boom Lifts. This course is ideal for everyone over 16 years old who needs to work at height and anyone in a trade seeking to upskill.

What is a Boom Lift?

A Boom Lift is a type of machinery used to elevate workers in a safe and controlled way. It is commonly used on construction sites or anywhere a ladder or scaffolding is not allowed or unsuitable. It gives a lot more flexibility and reach than a Scissors Lift. Operators must have certification to hire and operate a Boom Lift. 

Do you need an IPAF PAL card for MEWP?

Yes, a PAL card is required for each specific type of MEWP. This includes Scissors Lifts, Boom Lifts and Spider Lifts among others.

Where can I get MEWP training in Ireland?

National Training Solutions, Kells Road, Navan, Co Meath C15 FX6Y. On-site training is also available anywhere in Ireland. The relevant machinery must be available on site for training.  

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