IPAF MEWPS for Managers

Duration: 1 Day


Those who supervise or manage the use of powered access, including scissor lifts, self-propelled boom lifts, trailer mounted boom lifts and aerial work platforms.


This one day course is designed to instruct supervisors and managers how to prepare for and safely coordinate various types of MEWPs within their control.


Introduction including pre-course theory test, IPAF and PAL card overview

Understanding the different machine classifications i.e. 1a, 1b, 3a, 3b, MC, TPI and IAD

Awareness of different types of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs)

Examine the history of MEWPs and the sustainability of machine for tasks

Understanding requirements for pre-use checks and daily maintenance prior to work commencing

Understanding of regulations relating to MEWP usage

Brief view of machines to understand some of the hazards (optional)

Understanding the delivery of machines and familiarisation process on siteIndividual written test, with

Individual written test, with an explanation of pass requirements. N.B Failure to pass will mean the delegate will have to re-sit the course on another dayCourse review and close



Delegates successfully completing the course will receive an IPAF Certificate. 
Delegates who hold a valid IPAF operator Powered Access Licence (PAL) Card will also have the category (MM) added.

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