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IPAF Training in Brentwood Essex

An IPAF course is the best way to get fully certified and up to date with all IPAF training and safety procedures, ensuring your work site operates efficiently and with minimal risk when using mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs).

Completion of IPAF training in Essex will give the graduate an IPAF PAL card, which is recognised by all major contracting groups and satisfies the Work at Height Regulations 2005 and PUWER Regulations 1998.

Trainees can hold this card for five years before it needs to be renewed and many employers require IPAF training and an up-to-date PAL card as a condition of employment. GTAccess offers courses that can be completed at flexible times, such as in evenings, at weekends or even online. Explore the variety of topics we cover at our training centre in Brentwood, Essex and find the ideal IPAF course for you. We also supply a wide range of new and used powered access platforms for hire and sale.


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Powered access IPAF course options in Brentwood, Essex

GTAccess offers a full range of approved IPAF training, including Operator training, Harness Safety training, MEWPs for Managers, IPAF Demonstrator, Load/Unload courses and more.


The international Powered Access Federation promotes the safe and effective use of powered access equipment worldwide.

Book our specialised IPAF demonstrator, instructor or load/unload courses

GTAccess is proud to have an accredited IPAF training centre in Essex, handily located in Brentwood. We also offer additional IPAF courses at this or any other of our other specialist centres across the UK – and can even bring the training to you!

These courses are also eligible for Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) funding. The CITB funding grant is intended to help employers offset the cost of training workers to help their crews develop skills and improve overall efficiency within the construction workforce. Specialised courses include:

IPAF Demonstrator 

The IPAF Demonstrator course – trains a demonstrator to familiarise other operators with their responsibilities and pre-operational and safety procedures.

IPAF Instructor

This IPAF course involves training and assessing an instructor to understand and deliver the IPAF training programme.

IPAF Load/Unload

IPAF Load/Unload instructs an operator in safe load and unload procedure, as well as securing MEWPs for transportation.

IPAF training Essex | FAQ's

IPAF training is a globally recognised selection of educational programmes certified by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) for the safe and efficient use of powered access equipment.

The cost of an IPAF course will vary depending on which course you are taking and whether you are undertaking it in a classroom environment or online. All courses qualify for CITB grant funding to bring the cost down, and you all details can be found on our training info page.

Depending on the IPAF course you choose to take, the time scale will vary. If you are studying at our training centres or onsite, then courses can be completed in a half or full day. If you are studying online, then you work at your own pace.

To become an IPAF instructor in Brentwood, candidates must fulfil stringent criteria to ensure they are competent in delivering high-quality training according to international standards. For full information on what this entails, contact us to speak to a member of our expert team.

At GTAccess, we offer a dedicated IPAF Harness Training course, tailored to ensure all candidates understand the correct use of various harnesses, lanyards and safety equipment designed for different powered access platforms.

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Get in touch today to discuss your IPAF training course requirements and to book your IPAF training at our Brentwood, Essex centre.

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