IPAF Training

At Summit Platforms we put safety at the centre of everything we do and understand that our customers share the same priority.

We offer a range of IPAF training courses designed to help you work safely and efficiently when using powered access equipment.

Call our training team on 0330 165 4770 for information on the courses available and to book your training.

Who are IPAF?

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is a globally recognised organisation that promotes the safe and effective use of powered access equipment.

IPAF training courses are developed by leading industry professionals and cover all mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs). There are courses for operators, delivery drivers, demonstrators and managers/supervisors.

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IPAF Training Courses

Static Vertical (1a)

Vertical personnel platforms that remain static

Static Boom (1b)

Trailers/push-arounds and vehicle-mounted platforms that remain static and may have outriggers

Mobile Vertical (3a)

Mobile scissor lifts and vertical mobile personnel platforms

Mobile Boom (3b)

Self-propelled booms

Push Around Vertical (PAV)

MEWP’s for Managers (MM)

The essential course for those who plan, supervise and manage the use of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP’s) in the workplace.

Harness Training (H)

This course instructs a user to select, inspect and use a harness and associated equipment safely when using a MEWP.


Course duration is a half day to two full days, dependent on course and includes theory and practical learning.

Upon completion of each course, the candidate will be issued with a digital Powered Access Licence (PAL) card as proof of training, issued and accessed via ePAL, IPAF’s free mobile phone app.


Summit Platforms Training Centres

IPAF training can be booked at all our depot locations:

The IPAF courses can take place at our training centres, the job site itself or at your location, depending on the available space and if the facility meets the required criteria.

Book your IPAF training course on 0330 165 4770

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