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The course is aimed at individuals that supervise or manage the use of powered access within their role, this include: scissor lifts, self-propelled boom lifts, trailer mounted boom lifts and aerial work platforms.

What will I study?

This course will provide you with information on:

Theory Introduction and pre-course theory test
MEWP categories
Structural Parts of MEWPS
Regulations ISO 18878, European, HASAWA
Pre-use inspections and handovers
Safe operating methods and how to identify and manage potential hazards
Theory test
Practical Training
Practical Assessment

Upon course completion you will receive a Certificate and Powered Access Licence Card (PAL) with IPAF International Powered Access Federation that will be valid for 5 years.


More Information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email

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