What is IPAF?

IPAF offers a range of training courses to help operators use powered access equipment safely and effectively. IPAF training is designed for anyone who will be using powered access equipment. IPAF training covers the basic principles of safe operation, including how to set up and use the powered access equipment correctly.

IPAF certification is an internationally recognised qualification for use of powered access machinery. More than 100,000 operators are trained each year through a worldwide network of training providers.

IPAF is a not-for-profit organisation owned by its members, which include manufacturers, rental companies, distributors, contractors and users. Organisation members operate a majority of the MEWP rental fleet worldwide and manufacture about 85% of platforms on the market.

Safe Use of Powered Access Equipment

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) promotes the safe and effective use of powered access equipment worldwide – through providing technical advice and information; through influencing and interpreting legislation and standards; and through safety initiatives and training programmes.

Find IPAF Training Courses Near You

The duration of an IPAF training course is generally one to two-days and a mixture of theory and practice. For more information on IPAF training courses, please click on a course title below: