IPAF MEWP 3a, 3b and 1b Training

IPAF* MEWPs training provides delegates with the essential knowledge required to operate various types of MEWPs under three IPAF categories 3a Mobile Vertical, 3b Mobile Boom and 1b Static Boom categories efficiently and safely.

*IPAF training is provided third party through an IPAF registered training centre.


1 day typically from 8.30am to 4.30pm.


Meath, Dublin, Westmeath & at Customers’ sites

/premises nationwide

Max Number

1 trainer to 4 trainees for two categories

1 trainer to 6 trainees for one category

Candidate Requirements

At least 16 years of age

Medically fit to operate machinery

A good standard of English

PPE Gear, i.e., Helmet, Safety Boots, Hi-Visibility Vest, Harness & Adjustable Restraint Lanyard.


Successful delegates will receive an IPAF PAL Certificate and Card valid for 5 years.  An IPAF safety guide and an IPAF log book will be given to each delegate on the day of training.


Individuals: €275 for 3a and 3b operator training

Group: Enquire for discounted rates for groups

Course Description

  • Course content
  • Introduction and pre-course theory test
  • MEWP categories
  • Structural parts
  • Regulations ISO 18878, PUWER, LOLER, RIDDOR, WAHR, MHSW
  • Pre-use inspection/handover
  • Safe operating methods and hazards
  • Theory test practical training
  • Practical assessment
  • Licence renewal & log books
  • Course evaluation


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