IPAF | PAV (Push Around Verticals)
IPAF is renowned as the standard when it comes to powered access. This course aims to provide the knowledge and skills required to operate Push Around Vertical platforms.
"IPAF has introduced this course in response to market developments and the need for appropriate training on this new type of machine. Push Around Verticals are essentially small, simple static vertical machines. However, unlike Static Verticals (IPAF category 1a), they have no mechanical drive and are physically pushed around." IPAF | News
As IPAF is so widely recognised it is highly likely that a client or principal contractor will require and IPAF ticket to demonstrate that you or your workforce are suitably qualified to operate these types of equipment in the workplace. This also means that the qualification covers a very wide array or sectors from Construction, Maintenance and Cleaning Services, to Manufacturing, Distribution & Engineering.
This course is delivered via a blend of practical and classroom teaching.
- Types of PAV's
- Safe operating procedures and limitations of use
- Pre-use checks, inspection and function tests
- Route planning before operating
- Setting up the equipment for use
- Basic operational practice
- Achievement testing
- Selection and use of fall arrest equipment
- Log book issue
Not only does the successful completion of this qualification represent an opportunity to protect yourself or your workforce by ensuring their properly skilled, it also represents an opportunity to access work with a much wider client base.
Anyone responsible for operating a PAV in the workplace should consider this qualification essential.
Practical and Theory Assessments