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IPAF MEPWS For Managers

The IPAF MEWPs for Managers Course delivers a minimum of 6 hours of classroom based instruction. The course aims to instruct a supervisor/manager on what is required to prepare for and safely co-ordinate various types of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) within their control.

Course Duration: 1 Day


At the end of the course the candidate will:
  • Be aware of current legislation, regulation, best practice and standards.
  • Be aware of different types and classifications of MEWPs.
  • Be aware of the importance of correct machine selection.
  • Be able to select the correct PPE for the operator.
  • Have a greater knowledge and awareness of the safe use and operation of MEWPs.
  • Be able to identify misuse and abuse of MEWPs.
  • Be aware of planning and maintenance considerations.

The IPAF Training Course content Includes:

  • Health & Safety legislation & regulations.
  • Limitations and use of mobile elevating work platforms.
  • Identifying controls, safety devices and warning alarms.
  • Daily and routine inspection and servicing requirements.
  • Setting up in preparation for work.
  • Ground and site conditions.
  • Safe operating techniques.
  • Emergency lowering procedures.
  • Manufactures Instruction Manuals.
  • The use of Harnesses and Restraint Lanyards to prevent ejection.
  • Multi choice test paper
This IPAF MEWPs course is suitable for all supervisors or managers in your company or organisation that control the work of others in the use of Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWPs) including scissor lifts, self-propelled boom lifts, vehicle mounted booms, trailer mounted booms lifts and aerial work platforms.information on this course.
IPAF MEWPS For Managers

Trainee Requirements:

There is no equipment required for this course  
This course is aimed at supervisors and managers who are or will be responsible for overseeing the use of MEWPs in the work place. There are no prerequisite required for this course although a working knowledge of MEWPs is an advantage.


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