IPAF Training

PHD are an IPAF Training Centre for Mast Climber Work Platforms and Hoists. Our bespoke courses are led by an IPAF instructor and on completion, attendees will receive a certification and a PAL card that lasts for five years. IPAF promotes the safe and effective use of powered access equipment worldwide through safety initiatives and training programmes.

IPAF promotes the safe and effective use of powered access equipment worldwide through safety initiatives and training programmes.

Our courses include:

INSTALLERS
This course instructs installers in charge of the installation of a MCWP in all standard configurations indicated by the manufacturer. On completion they will be able to perform installation, final appraisal, and handover procedures.

ADVANCED INSTALLERS
This course instructs advanced installers, in charge of the installation of an MCWP in all configurations, including special configurations and tailor-made projects. On completion they will be able to perform installation final appraisal, handover procedure and MCWP Thorough Examinations.

CONSTRUCTION HOIST OPERATOR
This course instructs an operator to operate the Construction Hoist, with full knowledge of the controls of the equipment and they are able to carry out pre-use/daily inspections and perform the emergency descent (when applicable).

CONSTRUCTION HOIST DEMONSTRATOR
This course instructs demonstrators, with full knowledge of the operating commands of the equipment, ensuring that they are able to perform the emergency descent (when applicable), carry out pre-use/daily and weekly inspections and ensure that these take place. In addition, demonstrators are responsible for performing familiarisation to users and trained operators.

CONSTRUCTION HOIST CAP
CAP stands for ‘competent assessed person’. The CAP programme is an advanced level of assessment leading to the certification that engineers are proficient in undertaking statutory inspections of Construction Hoists to the highest specification, as stipulated by legislation/regulations.

INSTRUCTOR
This course trains and assesses an Instructor to understand the delivery of the IPAF training programme and assesses knowledge on machines and the ability to convey information to candidates.

TRAINER
This course instructs the trainee on all concepts to enable him/her to deliver training to MCWP operators on several MCWP types. The training’s focus will be on how to safely operate and demonstrate the use of various types of Mast Climbing Work Platforms (MCWPs), basic concepts about assembly procedures, pre-operational checks, safe emergency procedure, to understand a risk assessment and method statement, to carry out visual and functional checks and planning MCWP use.

OPERATOR
This course instructs an operator on how to operate the MCWP safely, with full knowledge of the controls of the equipment and they are able to carry out preuse/daily inspections and perform the emergency descent.

MOBILE OPERATOR
This course instructs mobile operators, who work from and operate a mobile MCWP, giving them full knowledge of the controls of the equipment, and ensuring they are able to carry out pre-use/daily and weekly inspections, are able to perform an emergency descent, and are able to dismantle, move and reinstall (including stability tie) a Mobile MCWP in its original configuration only.

DEMONSTRATOR
This course instructs demonstrators, giving full knowledge on the operating commands of the equipment, and ensuring that they are able to perform an emergency descent, carry out preuse/daily and weekly inspections and ensure that these take place. In addition, demonstrators are responsible for performing familiarisation to users and trained operators.

APPLICATION
If you are interested in gaining experience with Mast Climbers and Hoists with our IPAF training, fill out the below form and we will be in touch.

     

    Course information provided by ipaf.org – https://www.ipaf.org/en-gb