IPAF 3A and 3B Operator Dual Category

Course Objective:
To provide delegates with an understanding of the need for accident prevention, safe operational procedures, emergency descent operations and the responsibilities of the employers and employees.

Course Content:
- Theoretical aspects of mobile access work platform operation
- Identification and understanding of operational hazards
- Requirement, procedure and benefits of pre-operational inspection
- Procedure and benefits of full function testing
- Procedure and identification of specific site hazards
- Understanding limitations of machine application
- Practical operation of mobile access work platform operation
- Understand and apply correct starting procedure
- Identify proximity of all hazards, both overhead and others
- Travel machine with platform in the correct position
- Correctly position machine in relation to the task
- Deploy stabilisers and level machine
- Stow tools/equipment safely on platform
- Use safety harness
- Raise and lower platform correctly
- Slew and travel correctly
- Mount and dismount the machine correctly

Key Learning Objectives:
Be aware and confident of
- The need for accident prevention
- Safe operational procedures
- Emergency descent operations
- The responsibility of the employers and employees

Course Method:
Instruction in both theory and practical sessions. A 30min written test and a 30min practical test.

Personal Protective Equipment Required:
- Hard hat
- Steel capped work boots
- Harness
- Gloves


Course Duration:
One Day

Instructor to Delegate Ratio:
One instructor to four delegates

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