The eLearning Scissor Lift 3a and Telescopic Boom 3b includes online theory and a practical in ISM Tallaght Training Centre. Get your IPAF PAL Card. Book directly with Craig in ISM Tallaght at 087 410 7597.

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3 Hours

Is This the Training for You?

This course is for MEWP operators seeking to earn a globally recognised IPAF certification in Scissor Lift (3a) and Telescopic Boom (3b) machines. E-Learning is a new way to complete the IPAF Theory online in your own time. For you to be able to complete this course you must sit and complete a 3 hour online theory prior to your practical in our Tallaght Training Centre. After successful completion, you will be issued an internationally recognised PAL Card. Book directly with Craig in ISM Tallaght at 087 410 7597.

The IPAF operator course instructs a candidate to prepare and safely operate various types of MEWPs, also referred to as cherry pickers, aerial lifts or scissor lifts. IPAF’s MEWP Operator Training is certified by TÜV as conforming to the international standard ISO 18878 Mobile elevating work platforms – Operator (driver) training.

The course is suited for operators with previous MEWP experience who would like to be qualified at the international standard. IPAF MEWP operators are required to hold a PAL Card as proof that they have been trained to the highest standard. This training will provide participants with the skills and knowledge to prepare and safely operate a Scissor Lift and Telescopic Boom as outlined in Health & Safety Legislation. A Scissor Lift is used to lift one or multiple workers vertically up and down to high areas and a Telescopic Boom is used to lift workers to areas that are inaccessible by a lift itself. Trainees, maximum group size is 4, will avail of classroom-based learning and practical experience in ISM’s state of the art IPAF accredited Training Centre in Tallaght with our IPAF accredited instructors.

Topics covered include:

  • Understanding the MEWP controls and additional equipment
  • Using a safety harness and attaching to anchor points
  • Following the steps during an emergency lowering procedure