Mainline Training

IPAF Courses

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Mainline is a registered IPAF Training Centre and can therefore offer a range of IPAF accredited courses. Training in the use of work equipment is required by most health and safety legislation and working at height regulations. Employers are obliged to train employees and to ensure that they are competent.

Our range of courses includes:

  • IPAF Operator Training
  • IPAF PAL+
  • IPAF PAV (Push Around Vertical) Training
  • IPAF Demonstrator Training
  • IPAF MEWPs for Managers Training
  • IPAF Safety Harnesses for MEWPs Training

IPAF Categories

The IPAF training categories, with abbreviations and brief explanations, are:

  • Static Vertical (1a, 1a+): Vertical personnel platforms (static)
  • Static Boom (1b, 1b+): Self-propelled booms (outriggers), trailers/push-arounds, vehicle-mounted platforms
  • Mobile Vertical (3a, 3a+): Scissor lifts, vertical personnel platforms (mobile)
  • Mobile Boom (3b, 3b+): Self-propelled booms
  • Push Around Vertical (PAV): Push around verticals
  • Special (SPECIAL): Specialist machines
  • Static Boom (1b, 1b+): Self-propelled booms (outriggers), trailers/push-arounds, vehicle-mounted platforms
    • Mast Climbing Work Platforms (MCWP)
    • Insulated Aerial Devices (IAD)
    • Harness Use and Inspection (H)
    • Loading and Unloading (LOAD)
    • MEWPs for Managers (MM)

What the "+" symbol means

This means that the operator has successfully completed the PAL+ course, which covers additional, practical training and testing on the machine category indicated. The operator has successfully demonstrated his/her ability to operate powered access equipment safely and effectively in challenging work environments.