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IPAF Scissor Lift 3a Certification

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IPAF Scissor Lift 3a Course Duration

1 Day IPAF Operator training course for Scissor Lift 3a (typically 8.30am to 4.30pm)


This 1 day IPAF Scissor Lift training course is available at our training centre.

IPAF Scissor Lift 3a Certification

Successful delegates will receive an IPAF PAL Card for 3a Scissor Lift valid for 5 years, a 3a Scissor
Lift IPAF Certificate of Training, an IPAF safety guide and an IPAF log book. Photographs for the operator card are taken on site and included in the above price.

IPAF Scissor Lift 3a Course Description

  • Course content
  • Introduction and pre-course theory test
  • MEWP categories
  • Structural parts
  • Regulations ISO 18878, PUWER, LOLER, RIDDOR, WAHR, MHSW
  • Pre-use inspection/handover
  • Safe operating methods and hazards
  • Theory test practical training
  • Scissor Lift Practical assessment
  • Licence renewal & log books
  • Course evaluation

IPAF Scissor Lift 3a Trainee Requirements

Candidates for IPAF Scissor Lift courses must be at least 16 years of age. They must be medically fit to operate machinery

IPAF Scissor Lift PPE Requirements

Trainees must have the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment with them i.e. Helmet, Safety Boots, HiViz
Vest, Harness & Lanyard.

Who Should Attend IPAF Scissor Lift training?

This IPAF Scissor Lift 3a Operator training course is suitable for anyone who operates scissor lifts and mobile vertical access platforms.

IPAF Scissor Lift Course Objectives

To provide delegates with the essential knowledge required to operate cateogry 3a / Scissor Lifts efficiently and safely.

IPAF Scissor Lift Training Methods

Presentation with slides, video, printed course material, demonstration, practical use.

Who Will Benefit from IPAF Scissor Lift Training?

All those in your organisation who use, supervise or manage the use of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms
eg. powered access scissor lifts or mobile vertical aerial work platforms.