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IPAF promotes the safe and effective use of powered access equipment through technical advice, information, safety initiative and training programmes.

3B Training is an accredited provider for IPAF training courses. We offer IPAF courses, that are delivered in a classroom and in-house on a customer’s site.

The courses we offer include IPAF 3a and 3B and IPAF 1b. To enquire about booking any IPAF in-house course, contact us and one of our friendly team members will be in touch.

  • IPAF 1b Course

    Suitable for those who operate static booms and for individuals that supervise or manage the use of powered access.

  • IPAF 3a and 3b

    The IPAF 3a and 3b course teaches delegates how to operate mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs).


  • What does IPAF stand for?
    What does IPAF stand for?

    IPAF stands for International Powered Access Federation.

  • What is IPAF?

    The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) promotes the safe and effective use of powered access equipment worldwide in the widest sense – through providing technical advice and information; through influencing and interpreting legislation and standards; and through safety initiatives and training programmes.

  • What does IPAF 3a and 3b cover?

    Our IPAF 3a and 3b training course trains delegates on how to operate MEWPs.

    This includes aerial work platforms, trailer mounted boom lifts and scissor lifts.

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