Kent Depot

IPAF Training in Kent

If you or your staff need a Powered Access Licence (PAL) card, our Kent depot also serves an IPAF accredited centre that offers Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP) certificates to operate cherry pickers and scissor lifts. Find out more about our IPAF training courses in Kent by visiting our training pages.

We are always committed to providing the same, high-quality customer service from start to finish. If you’re looking for IPAF training, chances are we’ve got you covered.

Where to find us

You can find our Kent depot at:

Unit C, 1 Cannonbridge,
Cannonbridge Ind. Estate,
Cannon Lane,

Our Kent depot is ideally located to rent access platforms in many southern towns and cities, including Maidstone, Croydon, Dartford, Essex and Brighton.

Please note we have recently moved from Sevenoaks to our new home in Tonbridge.

From A21, join the A26 towards Tonbridge.

Turn right at the Vale Road Roundabout, remaining on the A26

Follow the road round over the River Medway

One Cannon Lane is the first right after the bridge, next to Travis Perkins

Cherry Picker Hire Surrey

If you’re in the market for cherry picker hire services in Surrey, Essex, and the surrounding South East area, then you’re in luck! We offer a great selection of access equipment to meet all your access platform hire requirements including scissor lifts, cherry pickers, and genie material lifts.

Our extensive fleet of cherry picker hire in Surrey is designed to provide you with easy lift and up-and-over reach. Whether you’re window cleaning, gutter cleaning, or working on a construction project, our cherry pickers are equipped to tackle any task. This can be seen with our range of access platforms featuring various working heights, outreach capacities, and power options, ready to meet your specific needs.

Cherry Picker Hire Essex

We additionally offer cherry picker hire in the Essex area as well. Our cherry pickers undergo regular inspections and maintenance checks, ensuring they are in optimal condition and comply with all safety regulations. Our range of cherry pickers includes both telescopic booms and articulating booms, so you can have the access you need with the right machine. You can trust our access platforms to deliver consistent performance at any working height.

If cherry pickers aren’t exactly what you’re looking for, then our team can help you decide the right equipment for the job. We additionally supply scissor lift hire and MEWP sales. Our scissor lifts cover a range of working heights and are available with both diesel and electric engines. Choosing the right machine could mean the difference between finishing the project delayed or efficiently on-time.

Take the next step towards getting your project completed! Get in touch with us today to discuss your specific requirements and find the perfect Cherry Picker for your Job. Our friendly team is ready to assist you in choosing and hiring the ideal access equipment for your project.

IPAF Training Essex

Safety is critical when working at height. As an IPAF-accredited training provider, we offer a range of comprehensive training courses at our Kent location serving Surrey and Essex. These courses are designed to equip you and your team with the necessary skills and knowledge to operate MEWPs (Mobile Elevating Work Platforms) safely. Our IPAF training courses are fully accredited and recognised by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), a globally renowned authority in access equipment safety. By choosing our training courses, you ensure that your training is aligned with industry standards, enhancing your credibility and employability.

Our IPAF training courses in Essex go beyond the basics. With a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical sessions, you’ll gain a deep understanding of equipment safety, hazard assessment, pre-use inspections, manoeuvring techniques, emergency procedures, and industry best practices. Our experienced instructors will guide you through the material, ensuring you acquire the skills necessary to excel as an IPAF operator.

Our training centre provides a range of comprehensive IPAF training courses, including MEWPss for Managers, 1b (Static Boom), 1a (Static Vertical), and more. These courses are tailored to suit different machines, ensuring that you receive the training most relevant to your needs.

Upon completing the course, you’ll be awarded a Powered Access Licence (PAL) card—an internationally recognized certification demonstrating your competency as an IPAF operator. This accreditation opens doors to a wide range of job opportunities in Essex and beyond.

Your PAL card is valid for a specific period, usually five years. As the expiration date approaches, it’s essential to renew your card to maintain your credentials. Our training centre in Essex offers PAL card renewal courses that refresh your knowledge, reinforce safe practices, and extend the validity of your certification. Stay up-to-date with the latest regulations and continue your journey as a trusted IPAF operator.

Why Choose Star Platforms?

Imagine a seamless workflow with educated operators and compliant safety standards while working at height. In Essex, Surrey, and the surrounding Kent area, Star Platforms can provide all of this and more with our range of IPAF training and access platform services. Finally get to those hard-to-reach areas with our top-quality access equipment, expert guidance, and comprehensive training programs.

Our team of industry experts is dedicated to assisting you in finding the perfect cherry picker, or scissor lift for your project. We’re happy to help you choose the access platform that meets your specific project and site requirements.

We understand that each project has its own timeline and budget constraints. That’s why we offer flexible hire options to accommodate your specific needs. Whether you’re expecting to hire a cherry picker for a few hours, or for a few months, we have cost-effective solutions that won’t break the bank.