The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is a leading global organization committed to the safe and efficient use of powered access equipment, such as scissor lifts, boom lifts, and other aerial work platforms (AWPs). IPAF’s core functions include providing comprehensive training and certification, promoting high safety standards, and working with regulators to shape industry policies. Through these initiatives, IPAF plays a vital role in minimizing risks and elevating practices within the powered access industry.
At Tyne and Wear Access, we align with IPAF’s mission and values, offering specialized training and solutions in line with their globally recognized standards. Whether you are an operator, supervisor, or other industry professionals, engaging with IPAF through our courses ensures that you are equipped with the essential skills and knowledge for safe and effective use of powered access machinery. Our partnership with IPAF emphasizes our commitment to safety, innovation, and excellence in the powered access sector.
3A Mobile Vertical (Scissor Lift)
This course is designed for operators of scissor lifts, emphasizing hands-on training. Participants learn the safe operation, control, inspection, and emergency handling of these machines.
3B Mobile Boom (Cherry Picker)
Focusing on mobile boom lifts or cherry pickers, this course covers equipment inspection, hazard recognition, positioning, and safe operation. It’s tailored for anyone who needs to work at heights using these specific machines.
1B Static Boom (Vehicle Mount, Trailer & Spider)
The 1B Static Boom course provides extensive training on operating static boom lifts, including vehicle-mounted platforms, trailer, and spider lifts. It addresses all aspects of safety, controls, positioning, and maintenance, making it essential for professionals in this field.
1A Static Vertical
The 1A Static Vertical course is geared towards those who operate static vertical lifts. Participants will be taught essential skills, such as proper positioning, control, safety protocols, and pre-use inspections, to ensure the safe operation of these specific machines.
PAV (Push Around Vertical)
This course is crafted for individuals working with push-around vertical lifts. It covers safe maneuvering, proper handling, risk assessment, and pre-operation checks. The hands-on training ensures that operators are well-versed in the specific safety measures required for these machines.
Why Choose Tyne and Wear Access for IPAF Training?
At Tyne and Wear Access, we have an unwavering commitment to providing top-tier IPAF training courses. Our experienced instructors, modern training facilities, and focus on practical skills make us a preferred choice for those seeking to enhance their capabilities.
- Expert Instructors: Our trainers are industry experts, dedicated to imparting practical knowledge and safety techniques.
- Flexible Scheduling: We offer various course dates and times to accommodate different schedules.
- Recognized Certification: Upon successful completion, participants earn an IPAF certification, a prestigious and globally acknowledged proof of proficiency.
Whether you are an individual looking to expand your skills or an organization aiming to ensure employee safety and compliance, Tyne and Wear Access has the IPAF training solution to meet your needs. Join us to gain the confidence, competence, and certification necessary to operate powered access equipment safely and efficiently.
Mon-Fri:£200.00 | Sat: £240.00 - 2 categories (Price Per Trainee)
Mon-Fri:£270.00 - 3 categories (Price Per Trainee)
Sat: £Price to be discussed - 3 categories (Price to be discussed depending on number of candidates)
Elearning options Are Available
We also offer an e-learning option which provided more flexibility for the candidate as they can complete this in their own time and the come to us to complete the practical element of the training.
Physical card and certificate - Additional £15
Harness training - £125.00 (per trainee, 4+ Trainee's - £95.00)
Harness Training at Tyne and Wear Access is a vital course designed for individuals working at heights, focusing on the proper use and maintenance of safety harnesses. This comprehensive training includes understanding different types of harnesses, fitting and adjustment, regular inspection, rescue planning, and compliance with relevant laws and standards. Suitable for construction workers, maintenance personnel, supervisors, and safety inspectors, the course emphasizes both theoretical knowledge and hands-on practice. Successful completion leads to a recognized certification in harness safety, reflecting proficiency in critical safety practices. Tyne and Wear Access’s experienced instructors and quality training ensure that participants are well-equipped to handle real-world scenarios involving harness use.
Loading and unloading - £Price to be discussed (per trainee)
PASMA (Prefabricated Access Suppliers’ and Manufacturers’ Association) Training is a highly valued course designed for professionals involved in the assembly, use, inspection, and dismantling of mobile access towers. These courses ensure workers are trained to a high standard of safety and competency, thereby reducing workplace accidents and improving efficiency. On completion, delegates are awarded a PASMA card as proof of their understanding of the necessary safety regulations and practical implementation.
First Aid At Work Training
The First Aid Course at Tyne and Wear Access provides essential training in life-saving techniques, emergency response, and medical care. Aimed at individuals across various professions, the course covers CPR, wound care, handling medical emergencies, and use of first aid equipment. Certification is a level 3 training certificate which complies with the Health and safety (first aid) regulations 1981 and the health and safety (first aid) regulations (Northern ireland) 1982 and is valid for 3 years.