IPAF & PASMA Training

At Northern Safety we specialise in providing IPAF Mobile Elevating Work Platforms in Stockton, Middlesbrough and Teesside, as well as Durham, Newcastle and the North East of England. When it comes to health and safety courses, at Northern Safety the courses we provide are carried out by our qualified trainers who have the skills and knowledge necessary to ensure the correct practices and procedures.

IPAF Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs)

The IPAF training is for anyone who may be required to operate Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs), the course our professional trainers provide will help you to prepare and safely operate various types of MEWPs. Completing and passing the IPAF theory and practical test will result in you receiving an IPAD MEWP Operator’s License (a PAL card).

IPAF Courses in North East England

At Northern Safety, we aim to provide IPAF training courses of only the highest standards, ensuring that each and every customer is fully equipped with the required knowledge and also satisfied with the course they have undertook. The course involves…

  • Understand the relevant health and safety regulations
  • Identify accident prevention and control
  • Identify the needs regarding personnel protection
  • Drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre it in a correct and proper manner, inside and outside of a building
  • Carry out pre-use checks and daily maintenance before starting work
  • Carry out the correct emergency procedures and understand the capacities and limitations to enable safe operation
  • Understand the selection and use of fall protection equipment

IPAF Mobile Elevating Work Platforms training is provided on a 1 day learning course and includes a mix of classroom based teaching and practical exercises including IPAF theory and practical assessment.

Northern Safety – An IPAF Accredited Training Provider

Northern Safety’s IPAF operator courses are held at our purpose built, modern training facilities on Teesside Industrial Estate, Thornaby. When you choose our team for your health and safety qualifications, trust that you’re in the right hands as we’re IPAF Accredited Training Providers.

Offsite Training at your Premises

We run IPAF 3a Mobile Vertical & 3b Mobile Boom training courses frequently and can also offer off-site training for a group of delegates at a site of your choice.  If the course is carried out at your site you will be required to provide the use of a machine(s).

Candidates will be instructed to prepare and safely operate various types of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs).  Candidates should bring with them appropriate PPE including safety boots, Hi-visibility jacket and a full restraint harness.

Upon successful completion delegates will be supplied with an IPAF handbook, certificate and PAL card and certificate valid for 5 years.