IPAF Scissor and Boom Lift Training – HS14
The IPAF scissor and boom lift training course categories 3a & 3b is aimed at managers, supervisors and operators of controlled powered access equipment, such as scissor and boom lifts (mobile cherry pickers) and both types of mobile elevated work platforms (MEWPs).
“Health & Safety at our premises has improved considerably over the past 12-18 months with help and support of Roger and Team at Acorn Safety. Roger has given me the confidence o improve many areas of H&S where we needed procedures etc. I would recommend Acorn. 10/10”
Why do our customers choose us?
Our courses are delivered by knowledgeable and enthusiastic consultants and trainers all of whom considerable, hands on practical experience which is reflected in our grounded, pragmatic approach.
Teaching 18,000 delegates a year Acorn Health & Safety offer training to individuals, groups and entire staff teams we are committed to providing excellent training delivered in a relaxed, yet informative style.
How do we approach IPAF scissor and boom lift training?
Our course programme employs a variety of teaching techniques to meet the needs of individual delegates and includes the following:
- Introduction to IPAF scissor and boom lift training
- Overview of legislation, regulations and the legal responsibilities of both the employer and employee
- Introduction to MEWPs
- How to carry out a safety inspection of equipment prior to use
- Familiarisation and safe operation of the machine
- Safe working environments
- Maintenance and correct and safe storage of equipment
- Personal safety and available personal protective equipment
Owing to the practical nature of this course a basic level of general fitness is required. Delegates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline. Should you have any questions relating to the accessibility of this course please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
This course is of 6 hours (one day) duration.
What should you expect from Acorn Health & Safety?
We’ll provide delegates with a variety of printed course materials including workbooks and handouts. On successful completion of this course delegates will receive a printed courses certificate and ID card.
Post course our team of consultants and trainers are available to answer any questions you might have. You’ll also receive an automatic reminder prior to course expiry.
The ‘IPAF scissor and boom lift’ course is just one of over 60 courses we offer. Acorn Health & Safety provides training and consultancy in first aid, fire safety, food safety, manual handling, healthcare training and health and safety.
We can provide a wide variety of accredited or tailor-made courses, these can be ‘in-house’ or ‘open’ programmes.
Our ‘in-house’ course programmes are the most cost effective option if you’ve a number of staff requiring training, and in many cases can be adapted to include reference to local policy, practice and documentation. These courses can be delivered either at any suitable venue or you can hire our purpose-built training centre located in Warmley, Bristol, whichever is best suited to your needs.
We also run a rolling programme of ‘open courses’ which are particularly suited for individuals, organisations that only have a few delegates or those looking to release small groups of staff at a time.
Please contact us to discuss all of your training needs so we can advise the most suitable and cost effective solution.
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Aimed at businesses and individuals requiring specific training or those with only a few members of staff to train our open courses run regularly throughout the year and cover a variety of different subjects.