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This online e-learning course takes 4-6 hours to complete and is designed to instruct supervisors and managers on how to prepare for and safely co-ordinate various types of MEWPs within their control.

This course is ideal for employers, project managers, foremen and supervisors working in a broad range of industries such as construction, facilities management, retail, airports and arboriculture.

Also anyone who is responsible for planning and overseeing the use of MEWPs on their job site.


5 Years


o Introduction including pre-course theory test, IPAF and PAL card overview

o Understanding the different machine classifications i.e. 1a, 1b, 3a, 3b, MC, TPI and IAD

o Awareness of the different types of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs)

o Examine the history of MEWPs and the sustainability of machine for tasks

o Understanding requirements for pre-use checks and daily maintenance prior to work commencing

o Understanding of regulations relating to MEWP usage

o Brief view of machines to understand some of the hazards (optional)

o Understanding the delivery of machines and familiarisation process on site


On successful completion, delegates will receive an IPAF certificate. Those who hold a valid Powered Access Licence for operating equipment can have the MEWPs for Managers (MM) category added to their PAL Card. Please note, this course does not provide delegates with a Powered Access Licence, PAL Card nor qualify them to operate powered access equipment.


30 Question multiple-choice exam


5 Years

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