IPAF Training & IPAF Course

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With over 70% of all accidents in the work place the result of working at height, the health and safety of your people working at height is a top priority.

The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 places a duty on the employer to provide an adequate level of training to allow employees to operate equipment safely and competently.

With this in mind, we specialise in bringing Health & Safety solutions to all companies that require it and below is a quick breakdown of what we have to offer.

We will make sure you meet all your Working At Height obligations

Whether it’s ‘Working at Height Regulations 2005 (WAHR)’ or the ‘Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1988 (PUWER)’, we will ensure you meet your obligations regarding the use of powered access at height for mobile elevated work platforms (MEWP’s).

If you are concious your organisation does not comply with UK laws regarding the use of MEWP’s and Working at Height, do not worry as we will be able to provide all the training, advice and support you will ever need.

Exceptional training as recognized by the IPAF Training Course programmeIPAF Training Courses Logo

Kimberly Access is an approved training provider for the most recognized industry qualification in the world, the IPAF Training programme.

The IPAF training programme and IPAF Course for platform operators was developed by leading industry professionals.

Each successful course delegate receives a PAL Card (Powered Access Licence), a safety guide, a log book and a certificate.

The PAL Card tells site managers that the operator has been properly trained and that your organisation is professional, complying with the up to date legislation and best industry practice.

Don’t take any risks on your site

We know that the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) are checking sites to make sure that all cherry picker/scissor lift (MEWP) operators are properly qualified.

You may not know that it’s your responsibility to ensure that MEWP operators are properly trained to use the machines, even if you subcontract the labour on site.

Our expert trainers can ensure you do not get caught out by ensuring that your MEWP operators are qualified and back on site as soon as possible.

Choosing the right IPAF Training Course – Tailored packages to meet your specific requirements

Training Course No of
Course Length
IPAF – PAL Certificate 1 3 6 1 Day
IPAF – PAL Certificate 2 2 4 1 Day
IPAF –  PAL+ Certificate¥ 1 3 6 1 Day
IPAF –  PAL+ Certificate¥ 2 2 4 1 Day
MEWPS for Managers N/A 10 1 Day
MEWP Harness Training 4 10 Half Day
MEWP Operator Demonstrator 1 3 6 1 Day
MEWP Operator Demonstrator 2 2 4 1 Day
PASMA Certificate* 4 10 1 Day
Spider Training 1 3 6 1 Day

¥  This course is only open to experienced operators who hold a relevant current PAL licence & can only be delivered at one of our depots
*  This course can be provided by our sister company, 1st Access Rentals.

Further information on Training

Training takes a full day which consists of “classroom theory”,  “practical training” and an “assault course test”.

Training is available at our depots throughout the UK or direct on site¥.

Cards and certification (validation of 5 years) will be posted to your stated delivery address upon receipt from IPAF/PASMA.

If you require any further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us on training@kimberlyaccess.co.uk or 0870 066 6684.

Tool Box Talks

Kimberly Access can also deliver the Tool Box Talks on site or at any of our depots.

Training Course Max. No operatives Course Length
Daily Checks 10 30 Minutes
Emergency Decent 10 30 Minutes
Entrapment Avoidance 10 30 Minutes
MEWP Operator Assessments N/A Dependant on number of operatives

Please note: where practical demonstration is required on site, a machine must be made available by the customer.