IPAF Training Courses

IPAF Training Training Courses

IPAF Training Training Courses

Rapid Platforms is an accredited training centre for the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) which is a non-profit organisation who promote the safe and effective use of powered access worldwide. 

We offer a variety of working at height training courses for every type of Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP); Operator, Demonstrator and Instructor level IPAF courses on every IPAF category.

On successful completion of your selected course you will receive your Powered Access Licence (PAL) Card and Log Book, which is valid for 5 years and shows the type of equipment you are trained to operate. For more information on PAL cards visit the IPAF PAL Card Webpage

Browse the IPAF Categories in this catagory and get a PAL Card to operate the access equipment you require.


Our Courses


Load & Unload - IPAF Training Course

Load & Unload - IPAF Training Course

The Load/Unload IPAF training course covers the loading, safe transportation and unloading of typical MEWP loads. Load & Unload MEWP Training This ...

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MEWPs for Managers

MEWPs for Managers

The MEWPs for Managers course is designed for supervisors, managers and directors responsible for persons using MEWPs. A MEWPs for Management ...

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IPAF Safety Harnesses Training

IPAF Safety Harnesses Training

Safety harness training course specifically designed for access platform operators. ...

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1a IPAF Training Course

1a IPAF Training Course

IPAF 1a Static Vertical operator training for IPAF Category 1b cherry pickers. ...

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IPAF PAV Training

IPAF PAV Training

The Push Around Vertical IPAF category covers uncomplicated MEWPs with a powered vertical mast mounted on a non-electric, push-around base. IPAF courses generally last a full day comprising of a morning of theory with written exam and an afternoon of practical assessment. ...

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IPAF Training 3b - Mobile Boom Lifts

IPAF Training 3b - Mobile Boom Lifts

Successful candidates receive a PAL card to operate boom lift MEWPs (IPAF category 3a & 3b); an IPAF operator powered access licence (PAL) is valid for 5 year from the date of training. ...

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IPAF Scissor Lift Training - IPAF 3a

IPAF Scissor Lift Training - IPAF 3a

Successful candidates receive an IPAF PAL card to operate scissor lifts and other mobile vertical access platforms within the IPAF 3a category. ...

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IPAF 1B Training

IPAF 1B Training

This course trains operators in the safe use of access equipment; successful candidates who pass the written and practical exams receive an IPAF PAL Card (Powered Access Licence). IPAF cards covering the operation of 1b MEWPs are valid for 5 years from the date the IPAF training course was completed. ...

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Cherry Picker Training - IPAF 1b & 3b

Cherry Picker Training - IPAF 1b & 3b

IPAF training courses last approximately 7-8 hours combining a morning of theory with a written test and an afternoon of practical assessment. Successful candidates receive an IPAF Certificate, Log Book, Safety Guide and IPAF Powered Access Licence (PAL card) to operate Static Boom (IPAF 1b) and Mobile Boom (IPAF 3b) category cherry pickers. The IPAF PAL Card is valid for 5 years from the date of training. ...

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IPAF 1B & 3A Training

IPAF 1B & 3A Training

IPAF training courses last approximately 7-8 hours, combining a morning of theory with a written test and an afternoon of practical assessment. Successful candidates are issued with a PAL Card and IPAF Certificate to operate Static Boom and Mobile Vertical MEWPs. ...

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IPAF Training 3a & 3b

IPAF Training 3a & 3b

Successful candidates receive an IPAF Powered Access Licence (PAL card) to operate scissor lifts and boom lifts (IPAF categories 3a & 3b). The IPAF operator licence is valid for 5 years from the date of training. ...

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IPAF Operator Training - 1b, 3a & 3b

IPAF Operator Training - 1b, 3a & 3b

Rapid Platforms is a training centre for the International Powered Access Federation. IPAF operator courses train candidates in the safe use of MEWPs / cherry pickers. IPAF training courses last approximately 7-8 hours, combining a morning of theory with a written test and an afternoon of practical assessment. ...

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