IPAF 1b Course

This IPAF 1b course trains delegates on how to operate mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP’s), with reference to a static boom.

This MEWP training is designed for  people who operate MEWPs within their role, and for individuals that supervise or manage the use of powered access.

The IPAF 1b course is broken down into theory and practical sessions.

The theory session can be eLearning or a classroom session. All delegates on the course are expected to do the same format.

  • Courses are delivered in-house at our Blackburn venue only
  • Practical IPAF mewp training course that teaches you the necessary skills to be successful in your role
  • IPAF is the awarding body for this course
  • You will complete this IPAF course in one day if you complete your theory via eLearning
  • Certificate and PAL card valid for 5 years
  • Can combine this course with the IPAF 3a and 3b mewp training
Static Boom for IPAF 1b Course

What does the IPAF 1b training teach you?

This course will provide you with information on:

  • Theory – Introduction and pre-course theory test
  • MEWP categories
  • Structural Parts of MEWPS
  • Regulations – ISO 18878, European, HASAWA
  • Regulations – PUWER, LOLER, MHSW, WAHR, RIDDOR
  • Pre-use inspections and handovers
  • Safe operating methods and how to identify and manage potential hazards
  • Theory test
  • Practical – Practical Training
  • Practical Assessment

How long is the IPAF 1b training course?

This IPAF 1b course is a 1 day course. It is delivered in a full day in our Blackburn training centre, and includes a theory and practical session.

If you want to limit the amount of time spent off-site, you can also complete the theory online.

If you choose this option, you will only spend a 1/2 day in our center for the practical session.

Why should I take this course?

This IPAF course is ideal for individuals that supervise or manage the use of powered access within their roles.


Is the IPAF 1b training course accredited?

This course is accredited by IPAF. You will receive a certificate and a Powered Access License Card (PAL card) from IPAF after passing the course. This card will be valid for 5 years.

How is this course delivered?

This course is delivered as an in-house course in our Blackburn venue only.

How much does this course cost?

To enquire about this course, please complete the enquiry form and our team will be in touch.


Can I book all 3 IPAF courses together as an in-house course?

Depending on the number of delegates, you can book the IPAF 1b, 3a and 3b training as an in-house course. This course can only be completed at our Blackburn training center. Speak to a member of our team for more information.


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