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Cherry Picker / Scissor Lift

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The course is approved by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF).


1-2 days

Valid for

Refresher recommended after 3 years

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Cherry Picker / Scissor Lift

Our IPAF Mobile Elevated Working Platforms (MEWPs), or Cherry Picker, training courses are designed to give the learner the basic knowledge and practical skills involved in operating either a Boom or Scissor Lift MEWP.

During the course, all learners will experience practical demonstrations and take part in exercises and explanatory theory lessons supported by power point presentations and safety DVDs that cover:

  • An Introduction to the Construction Industry
  • Introduction to machine
  • Pre-shift inspections
  • Controls and instruments
  • Components and types of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms
  • Limitation of use
  • Carrying out emergency lowering procedures
  • Moving and locating machine
  • Emergency controls
  • Servicing and Inspection Testing
  • IPAF Theory Test

By the end of the course the delegates will be able to competently and safely operate the machine in correct accordance with the manufacturers’ instructions and accepted good practice. They will also be able to correctly and securely site and adjust the machine for the required task, and carry out routine services. Every successful learner will also have a thorough understanding of their responsibilities under current and relevant health and safety legislation.

We offer 3a, 3b, 1b IPAF MEWP categories, and ensure every successful candidate will be issued with an IPAF Trained Operators Card and certificate evidencing that they have passed the Full IPAF (Theory and Practical) Technical Test.

This Scissor Lift & Cherry Picker training course can be provided fully or part funded by the government if your company meets the strict eligibility criteria. Call us today at Health and Safety Training Ltd to find out more about our available courses in Newcastle, Sunderland, Durham, Gateshead, Darlington & Middlesbrough.

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