IPAF Training  Courses Reading

We offer comprehensive IPAF training courses in Reading. Have a look at what we have to offer and book your place today. We provide IPAF PAV Familiarisation Training, IPAF 3a Mobile Vertical Operator Training, IPAF 3a Mobile Vertical Demonstrator Training, IPAF 3b Mobile Boom Operator Training, IPAF 3b Mobile Boom Demonstrator Training, IPAF Combined Mobile Vertical/Mobile Boom Operator Training and IPAF Harness Inspection & Safety.

Our IPAF courses are specially designed to give platform workers the knowledge and capabilities to safely operate Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs). Industry experts have designed the courses to ensure it covers all aspects of the necessary training. It will conform to ISO 18878 ‘Mobile elevating work platforms – Operator (driver) training’.

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Why train with 2 start?

  • We are constantly investing in our machines to ensure we continue to provide the best vehicles for our customers.
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  • It’s easy to say that we are the ‘Premier Driving School’, but the proof is in the facilities offered and the results obtained by our students.

What is IPAF?

IPAF is a non-profit organisation owned by the members themselves. IPAF stands for The International Powered Access Federation. The federation delivers technical information about operation, legislation and standards, whilst ensuring the appropriate safety measures are in place. All members can have their say on rules and regulations for the machines use.

About the courses

We always ensure our class sizes are small, so each learner has the time and attention they need to be completely confident. Classes will be between 4 and 10 and will last up to a day, depending on the course. Each one has both written and practical testing, and all our centres receive regular updates to keep the learning up to date. We are dedicated to ensuring all our learners are completely confident with the safe handling and understanding of the machinery.

If this wasn’t quite what you were looking for, you may be interested in our PASMA training courses.

Some of our courses require another course to be taken first. This is recommended for those who already have some qualifications, such as our IPAF PAV Familiarisation Training, IPAF 3a Mobile Vertical Demonstrator Training and IPAF 3b Mobile Boom Demonstrator Training. We suggest having a look at your course on the specific page before making any bookings.


The PAL card

The PAL card shows that the holder has been completely trained and is able to operate platforms safely. It stands for Powered Access License and is issued after you successfully complete the training course. Your card will be issued by the International Powered Access Federation.

Training is of vital importance for anyone working at height. It’s required for safe and confident use, whilst complying with legal requirements. IPAF training courses ensure that a company is following the correct safety measures and are complying with accident prevention processes.

IPAF courses are created by industry experts to teach platform workers everything they need to confidently operate Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs.) They will include everything needed for operators so it will conform to ISO 18878 ‘Mobile elevating work platforms – Operator (driver) training.’

Smart PAL card

Using a smart PAL card ensures site safety for everyone. They were created for a modern and convenient experience for users and employers alike. Its machine readable to ensure only trained professionals can use the machines. The chip contains information on the specific machines that users are allowed access to. It prevents any fraudulent activity from occurring as well as tracking exactly who uses the machines and when. In line with data protection regulations, no other personal information is stored on the card.

Courses Available

As well as extensive IPAF training, we offer a variety of LGV Driver training in Reading. We offer financial solutions for those who want to avoid upfront costs and train straight away.

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Contact us today

Please don’t hesitate to contact us for more information regarding IPAF driver training or any other course. We have helped many learners in Reading fulfil their goals. For information regarding any of the vehicle training services, we provide do not hesitate to get in touch by email or calling us on 0118 402 1861.




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