This course is suitable for any delegate who requires the MEWPs for Managers but wants the flexibility to complete the course at their own pace and in their own environment. It is recommended for employers, project managers, foremen and supervisors working in a broad range of industries such as construction, facilities management, retail, airports and arboriculture. Anyone who is responsible for planning and overseeing the use of MEWPs on their job site.
At the end of the theory course the candidate will
complete an individual online test. There will also
be an explanation of the pass/fail marks. If the
candidate fails, they will have to request a re-test
from the issuing Approved Training Centre to
retake the exam. The Training Centre can re-issue the exam
module to the candidate however the exam
should only be re-assigned a maximum of two
times. If the candidate fails more than two times
the course should be rescinded and if the trainee
wishes to try again, they would need to do so as a
new trainee, having to complete the whole course
and theory test.
From 1st June 2021, Kentec Training will be registering all delegates through the IPAF Digital Card License Application (ePAL) system. This is inclusive within the course price.
For a physical copy of the PAL Card and A4 Certificate, this will incur an additional charge of £7.50 + vat per delegate. Please ensure this is requested prior to the course date, otherwise it will be treated as a replacement certificate at £30.00 + vat each.
Successful delegates will gain an understanding of current relevant legislation and best practice on a range of MEWPs and be able to supervise and oversee work on MEWPS safely, in line with current approved methods and manufacturer’s instructions. The course agenda includes:
- Current legislation, regulation, best practice and standards.
- Different types and classifications of MEWPs
- Hire terms and conditions
- The importance of correct machine selection
- Selection of the correct PPE for the operator
- Safe use and operation of MEWPs
- Loading & unloading of MEWPs
- Identify misuse and abuse of MEWPs
- Planning and maintenance considerations
- Safe operating methods and hazard awareness