IPAF Mobile Vertical  Scissor Lift Category 3a 

We offer on-site training on all IPAF categories and a range of other work at height training courses. 
  • Duration - Maximum 6 delegates per day – 1 Day course
  • Location - Delivered at your site
  • Who should Attend? This course is for anyone who operates, supervises or manages the use of powered access equipment category (3A)

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IPAF Training Mobile Boom Category 3a

IPAF 3a Mobile Verticle Scissor Lift Course Description

This one-day IPAF (International Powered Access Federation) Operator (3a) course covers the safe use of Mobile Vertical machines generally called Scissor Lifts.  This operator training is also suitable for all other mobile vertical MEWPS. stock pickers, vertical mast lifts, magic carpets. Get in touch if you are not sure which category your equipment falls under.

Scissor lifts are essentially motorised vehicle with a raised platform that can be raised straight up. The criss-crossing metal supports that elongate as the platform is raised are the basic feature of scissor lifts that distinguishes them visually from other equipment used to work in higher elevations.
This course is aimed at individuals with previous operating experience who are or will be responsible for using Scissor Lifts/ Mobile vertical MEWP's in the workplace.

This course is Instructor-led practical training with both a written and practical

On-site training

Our on-site training is available anywhere in the UK and Ireland subject to minimum numbers. A suitable room would be required for on-site training for the theory section of the course, and a Mobile Boom is needed for the practical.

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Contact our training team today on +44 (0) 113 287 8446 for the latest availability to discuss your requirements.

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“HLS offers a number of internationally recognised training courses, including IPAF and IOSH, and can also deliver bespoke training to meet site-specific needs. Our training can either be carried out on site at customers’ premises or in one of our dedicated UK training facilities, and we can organise refresher courses to ensure continued compliance with the latest best practice and legal requirements.”

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Useful information

The Work at Height Regulations 2005 requires employers to ensure that employees are appropriately trained to carry out their work safely. HLS is a specialist provider of training for safe and compliant working at height. These courses may be provided on your site, potentially using your own equipment, or at one of our training centre partners.


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