IPAF training is strongly recommended and in a growing number of cases becoming a requirement for MEWP operators on construction sites and in warehouses in Ireland.

Course Information

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1 Day

Is This the Training for You?

This course is for MEWP operators seeking to earn a globally recognised IPAF certification in Scissor Lift machines. 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 as outlined in Health & Safety Legislation. A Scissor Lift is used to lift one or multiple workers vertically up and down to high areas. Trainees will avail of classroom-based learning and practical experience in ISM’s state of the art IPAF accredited Training Centre 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