MEWPs for Managers eLearning – The IPAF course for those who plan, supervise and manage the use of mobile elevating work platforms in the workplace

Please note: This course is not date/time specific. Following your booking you will be sent a link for the course via email.

The course has been designed to be completed solely on eLearning, on compatible PCs and tablet devices. The course is available in English, takes six to eight hours to complete and is broken down into manageable sections that you can complete at your own pace. You may save and resume your training at any time.

About the course

Companies that use MEWPs need to know what their management responsibilities are – and what their legal responsibilities are.

IPAFs MEWPs for Managers training course covers what managers need to know for the safe and effective use of MEWPs on site, including planning the job, conducting a risk assessment, selecting the right equipment for optimum cost-efficiency and mitigating all possible risks.

Under UK health and safety legislation, specifically, the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) and the Work at Height Regulations 2005, employers must train all employees who plan, supervise and manage work at height and the use of equipment for such work.

Who should take this course?
Employers, project managers, foremen and supervisors working in a broad range of industries such as construction, facilities management, retail, airports and arboriculture. Anyone who is responsible for planning and overseeing the use of MEWPs on their job site.

This course is about planning, supervising and managing the use of MEWPs, and not about operating equipment. It ends with an online test that candidates must pass. Upon successful completion of the theory test, candidates will receive an IPAF certificate. Those who hold a valid Powered Access Licence for operating equipment can have the MEWPs for Managers (MM) category added to their PAL Card.