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IPAF MEWPS For Managers Classroom

CLASSROOM BASED COURSE (click here for online course)


Covers what managers need to know about using MEWPs on site, from planning and risk assessment, to selecting the right equipment.

Covers what managers need to know about using MEWPs (mobile elevating work platforms) on site, from planning the job andcompleting a risk assessment, to selecting the right equipment. The course includes topics such as health and safety regulations, accident prevention and control, personal protection equipment, and pre-use checks and maintenance.

Under UK health and safety legislation employers must train all employees who plan, supervise and manage work at height and the use of equipment for such work.




  • Machine classification andtypes of machines

  • History of MEWPs

  • Suitability of machine to task

  • Health and safety at work act 1997 employer/employee responsibilities

  • Provision and use of Work Equipment Regulations

  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations

  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations

  • Personnel Protective Equipment(PPE) at Work Regulations

  • Work at Height Regulations

  • Safe use and delivery of MEWPS


The course is targeted at project managers, foremen and supervisors. Anyone who is responsible for planning and overseeing the use of MEWPs on their job site.


£150 *

+VAT per person

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*An e-learning version of this course is available for just £99


Course Duration: Full Day
Course Type: Classroom
Maximum Class Size: 10 Delegates
Course Registration: 7:45am
Course Start Time: 8:00am
Course Finish Time:§ 4:30pm

†Maximum class size may be less at certain training centre locations.
‡Delegates must arrive 15 minutes prior to course start time for registration.
§Finish time is approximate and may be longer dependent on competency of delegates.


This course qualifies for Tier 2 CITB Grant funding of £70. GTAccess is a CITB Approved Training Organisation (ATO) and as such our customers are able to claim grants when completing certain courses. The value of the grant is dependent on the duration and content of the course. For more information on CITB Grant Funding and for a full list of applicable courses and grant values - Please Click Here.

All candidates who successfully complete the course will receivean IPAF certificate. The MEWPs for Managers (MM) category can also be added to a PAL Card for those that hold one.

Tea and coffee will be provided throughout the day on all courses at all of our training centres.  Please note that lunch is not provided.

Courses cancelled less than 7 days prior to the course date but exceeding 48 working hours will incur a 50% charge. Courses cancelled less than 48 working hours before the course date will incur full payment. GT Access Ltd, reserves the right to cancel a training course at any time due to unforeseen circumstances. Should a course be cancelled alternative dates will be offered or a full refund given.




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Prefer us to come to you?

No problem, we can come to your premises. We would require a suitable training room for the day, a safe and clear area outside for the practical part of the training and access to a powered access machine which we can supply if required.

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With over 30 years of experience with access equipment, we are able to offer a huge range of accredited IPAF, PASMA, and Workplace Health & Safety related training courses. We have 12 accredited training centres covering the West Midlands and south Wales.

IPAF Training

We offer a full range of IPAF courses including, Operator training, Harness Safety training, MEWP's for Managers and IPAF Demonstrator and Load/Unload. Our IPAF Operator courses are run 5 days a week (including some weekends) across all 12 of our training centres. Trainees will be issued with a PAL card upon completion that is valid for 5 years.


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We run a full range of PASMA courses including a half day Working at Height Essentials course which enables individuals to comply with their duties under the work at Height Regulations 2005. A half day Low Level Towers course and a full day Towers for Users course that instructs how to safely assemble, dismantle, move and alter a mobile access tower.


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We also offer offer a range of Workplace Health and Safety training courses including a full day and 3 day Emergency First Aid at Work. A half day Abrasive wheels course that allows you to comply with the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER). And a half day Ladders and Steps Safety course.


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