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This course is for MEWP operators seeking to earn a globally recognised IPAF certification in Scissor Lift (3a) and Telescopic Boom (3b) machines.
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
Add certified Harness Training course to your booking. €50 SPECIAL OFFER when booked together with IPAF Scissor Lift 3A & Boom 3B course. Harness Training course is designed for new and experienced operators required to use a harness whilst operating a mobile elevated work platform. On completion of this course participants will be able to inspect, use and store a harness in safe manner. This course includes the laws and regulations, personal protective equipment, pre-use Inspection, the harness and anchor points suspension trauma, packing and storing equipment and rescue planning.