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IPAF Operator 3 category training - Static Boom, Mobile Boom & Mobile Scissor

Course Snapshot

  • Max No. Delegates 1
  • Validity 60 Months
  • Price including cerficate £480.00

Additional Course Notes

*Please note* - by booking online for the IPAF Operator 3 category training, you are booking the 1b Static boom, 3a Mobile Scissor & 3b Mobile Boom.

Should you require 1 or 2 category training which includes the 1b Static Boom, please contact us on 01752 485303 to book as you will not be able to book this combination online.

Should you require 3a Mobile Scissor and 3b Mobile Boom (2 categories), you can book under the IPAF Operator - 2 category training.

*There is a supplementary charge for a 1b Category of £95 (this charge does not apply to the 3 category price or a 1b group booking)  

Categories available
IPAF Category Poster

Course fees (exc VAT)
1 Category £160.00 + £35.00 IPAF digital cert/card and reg fee 
2 Category £190.00 + £35.00 IPAF digital cert/card and reg fee
3 Category £445.00 + £35.00 IPAF digital cert/card and reg fee

*Please Note:  there is a supplementary charge for a 1b Category of £95 (this charge does not apply to the 3 category price or a 1b group booking)

Start date
End date
Price pp.
(Exc VAT)
04/07/2022 - 08:30
1 Day
11/07/2022 - 08:30
1 Day
28/07/2022 - 08:30
1 Day
03/08/2022 - 08:30
1 Day
10/08/2022 - 08:30
1 Day
23/08/2022 - 08:30
1 Day

Course Aims

To instruct an operator to prepare and safely operate various types of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP’s) and to obtain an IPAF MEWP Operators Licence (Certificate and PAL card). Candidates can opt to train on 1 or 2 categories of machine. The training is valid for 5 years and is recognised by the Build UK Contractors Group.

At the end of the course the operator will:
  • Be aware of the relevant health and safety regulations
  • Be aware of accident prevention and control
  • Be aware of the needs regarding personal protection
  • Be aware of the need to refer to the machine operators manual
  • Drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, inside and outside a building

IPAF Certification
Important - please note: IPAF have announced that from 1st June 2021, all candidates who undertake IPAF training and pass will get their license and/or certification digitally through IPAF's new app, ePAL. In addition, the Co-ordinator of the booking will receive a digital copy.

The app is available on Apple iOS and Android apps (search ePAL).
We request that delegates download this app to their smart phone ahead of the course.

Course Entry Requirements

Candidates must be at least 16 years old. No formal qualifications or experience are necessary. Candidates are not required to hold a driving licence.

A good level of comprehension of both written and spoken English is a requirement on all courses. Candidates must meet the requirements of IPAF’s Health & Fitness Statement.

Any physical impairment or literacy issues should be discussed with LTC Training Services prior to making a booking so we can best accommodate your needs.

Course Content

The pre-use checks and daily maintenance to be carried out prior to commencing work.
The correct and safe method of operating the specific machine.
The correct emergency procedures, capacities and limitations to enable safe operation.

Selection and use of fall protection equipment covering, as a minimum:
  • Harness wearing; how to put it on and fit it properly
  • Lanyard adjustment; adjusted for machine and candidate
  • Attachment to the MEWP; designated anchor point and karabiner locking
  • Proof of inspection; candidates to check if their harness has a proof of inspection (please note that inspection is not covered in this course. Current recommendations HSE and IPAF H1)

Who will benefit

IPAF Operator Training in the use of work equipment is a requirement to ensure compliance with health and safety legislation. IPAF (International Powered Access Federation) approved training is vital for anyone operating a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP). Successful candidates are issued with a PAL card (Powered Access Licence) which is proof of competence in the safe use of aerial work platforms. Boss Training is a member of IPAF and delivers IPAF approved training courses that is endorsed by the UK Contractors Group (UKCG).