ePAL is the name of IPAF’s new mobile phone app through which the PAL Card, and many other operator-focused features, can be accessed. This service from IPAF launches on the 13 April 2021. It will replace the old-style paper certificates and PAL cards. Newly qualified IPAF students will need to download the ePAL app, which will give them access to their digital licences including PAL Cards, logbooks, and safety guides.
A printed PAL/CAP Card and/or certificate can be provided if requested by this will be an optional add-on.
Take a look at some frequently asked questions, that IPAF have answered.
What is ePAL?
ePAL is the name of IPAF’s new mobile phone app through which the PAL Card, and many other operator-focused features, can be accessed.
When is it available?
Launching 13 April 2021, new operators will download the ePAL app to access their digital PAL Cards, logbooks and safety guides.
Why is it being launched?
IPAF is committed to driving sustainable change in the industry. ePAL replaces the need for paper and plastic documents and licences, conveniently bringing them together in one place. Operators’ qualifications and experience can easily be recorded, stored, and shared.
What are the benefits?
ePAL is highly convenient for operators and their employers – licences, qualifications and practical experience are easily shared from the operator’s phone giving peace-of-mind in light of safety and security. Digital PAL Cards are also fraud smart and benefit from the extra security provided by a mobile phone’s log-in measures. ePAL provides operators with access to the latest in safety information and best practice to help them be safer in their workplace.
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