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IPAF Instructor

The objective of the IPAF instructors’ license training course is to train and assess an instructor to understand the working of the IPAF training programme and assess their knowledge of both the machines and their ability to convey information to candidates.

To instruct a supervisor/manager what is required to prepare for and safely co-ordinate various types of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) within their control.

Course Duration: 5 Days


  • Introduction
  • Initial assessment
  • Theory test
  • Test of candidates ability on the machine
  • IPAF online systems and paperwork
  • IPAF Training courses
  • Overview of the IPAF Courses available
  • Introduction to the IPAF operator course
  • IPAF operator practical/testing procedures
  • Preparation for presentation
  • Operator Practical demonstration and testing - assessed
  • Introduction to the IPAF Demonstrator Course
  • IPAF demonstrator testing procedures - machines
  • Individual candidate 30 minute presentation on chosen MEWP subjects - assessed
  • Assessment on presentational and practical training and assessment skills by two senior instructors
The IPAF Instructor Course is designed for experienced operators who wish to become an IPAF Instructor.
On successful completion of the course and completion of the mentoring sessions the delegate will be awarded an IPAF Instructor's Licence

Trainee Requirements:

Candidates are required to bring suitable PPE :-


Hard Hat

Safety Boots

High Visible Vest


Safety Gloves

Will need to provide their own Lap Top for course Presentations. 


Entry Requirements:- 36 Months MEWPS Experience 6 Months as an IPAF Operator 3 Months as a IPAF Demonstrator MEWPS for Managers Instructor Techniques First Aid Safety Harness Instructor


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