Scope Safety Solutions provides clients with access to the International Powered Access Federation, otherwise known as IPAF. The IPAF training course is designed for platform operators and was established by many leading industry professionals.

Each year there are over 100,000 operators trained on this programme at more than 600 training centres. Envirotec can place your employees on the correct course and the best training centre for them. The TUV certifies the IPAF course and conforms to all global standard ISO 18878 Mobile elevating work platforms – Operator (driver) training.

Trainees who successfully complete the course will receive a Powered Access Licence (otherwise known as a PAL Card or IPAF card), a log book, a safety guide and a certificate for finishing the course. This training is delivered by approved training centres and each centre sets their own fees independently, which are regularly audited by the IPAF.

If you would like to know more about the IPAF training courses available or the IPAF training prices, contact us today for more information on 0141 889 9303  or email us.

Courses Available
  • 1b Static Boom
  • 3a Mobile Vertical
  • 3b Mobile Boom
  • PAV – Push Around Vertical
  •  Mewps for Managers
  • Scope Safety Solutions carries out Risk Assessments and produce Construction Site Safety Plans for our various ongoing contracts. They are always there when you pick up the phone to ask for advice. They relate to our needs and resources and provide us with the services we require to ensure that we are always Health & Safety Compliant.

    Arlene McAleer Company Secretary, Finco Limited
  • Scope Safety Solutions has covered training for both our workshop operatives at our Carnwath Facility and for our site teams throughout the UK. We have been very impressed with their ability to meet our demands. Their team’s dedication, experience, expertise and professionalism gives us the confidence that we have selected the right partner to assist BHC in our training requirements.

    Mr R Struthers H S E Manger, BHC Limited
  • Having been recommended to Scope Safety Solutions some four years ago we can say that they have always understood our needs and recognised our objectives and delivered on time in a relevant fashion that all our staff can identify with. Their documentation is clear, concise and easy to follow allowing painless management of the various areas of Health & Safety. The service they provide is timely, friendly and reliable.

    Mr D Mulholland Production Director, Sound Global

Once you are booked on to an IPAF training course by Scope Safety Solutions, you will find that the classes are small and it will normally last between 1 to 2 days. As part of the course, trainees will be expected to undergo both written and practical tests and these are available in a multitude of different languages.

There is a variety of different courses that employees can be placed on depending on their job role. Specific courses are run for Operators, PAL+, Demonstrators, and Instructors on the Mobile Elevating Work Platform. There are also Mast Climbing Work Platform courses for Mobile Operators, Installers, Advanced Installers, Demonstrators, and Trainers.

There are more courses that are available through this federation which are Loading and Unloading (LOAD), Pre-Delivery Inspection (INSP), MEWPs for Managers and Harness Use and Inspection (H.)


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