Posted May 12th, 2021

2 Start Training are now able to offer IPAF Site Assessment (for MEWP Selection) training courses!

This article will explain in a bit more detail about this course and what it involves.

What is IPAF Site Assessment (for MEWP selection) training?

This course is designed for anyone who conducts site assessments and is responsible for selecting the appropriate machinery for a work task. The job of selecting a Mobile Elevating Work Platform can be an extremely complex and challenging task, and this course will give you the confidence and knowledge that you need to select the correct MEWP, which can help reduce risk.

Delegates who are looking to complete this course will need to hold a valid PAL Card for operator training or a current MEWPs for Managers qualification.

How much does training cost & where can I complete it?

This is an online course that can be completed from the comfort of your own home and will cost £126 per person.


What elements are covered in this course?

This course will help students by guiding them through the process of determining the correct MEWP for a given task. The factors covered include:

  • Height
  • Reach
  • up-and-over height
  • weight of people
  • required materials & tools
  • environment
  • restrictions
  • set-up
  • hazards
  • permits
  • accessories
  • delivery
  • completion of documentation to justify the selection


Candidates who successfully complete this course will be awarded an IPAF certificate via the ePAL system which will have no expiration date.

Other IPAF Courses

We have a variety of other IPAF courses that you can choose from including:

– IPAF Vertical Boom 3a training

– IPAF Mobile Boom 3b training

– IPAF Static Boom 1b training

– IPAF Harness Inspection & Safety training

We are excited to have added the IPAF Site Assessment (for MEWP selection) course to our already extensive list of IPAF training courses. Are you interested in completing this course? Book online now!


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