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Learn how to operate a range of powered access platforms and lifts with Eastern Counties Access Solutions. See what this course covers, the qualifications you get at the end of it, and contact our Norfolk-based team to book your place.

Learn essential skills in a controlled environment

This course is approved by the International Powered Access Federation(IPAF) and covers the following machinery (you will be required to selected 2):


  • Mobile Scissor lift: Type 3a

  • Mobile articulated booms: Type 3b

  • Static articulated booms: Type 1b


Depending on experience, this course typically lasts one day. It is £200+VAT per person: if you require a hard copy of the IPAF card and certificate, this is an extra £15+VAT.

(To add an extra category is £90.00 + VAT)

Be sure to check out our training diary to see when the next session will be. Based in Norfolk, we support individuals and companies throughout the wider area.

This course covers:

  • Registration and induction

  • Theory session

  • Relevant health and safety

  • Risk assessment

  • Types

  • Pre-visual checks

  • Pre-op checks

  • Hazards and risks

  • Ground conditions and overhead hazards

  • Maintenance

  • Safe use and operation

  • Parking and security

  • Question paper

  • Break for lunch

  • Practical instruction

  • Practical test

  • Assessment

  • Evaluation

What qualifications will I receive?

Upon successful completion, candidates are issued with a PAL (Powered Access Licence), which is valid for 5 years. You will also receive an IPAF operator training certificate.

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If you have taken our IPAF operator course, or any of our other courses, please feel free to review us today on Yell. All comments are welcomed, and used to ensure we’re offering the right training for people in the industry.

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