MEWPs for Managers

Construction-ManagerIPAF MEWPs FOR MANAGERS

1 day typically from 8.30am to 4.30pm.

What is IPAF MEWPs for Managers training?

IPAF MEWPs for Managers training is a 1 day course aimed at managers and supervisors who need to safely manage work at height and the use of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms in compliance with regulations. This course covers what managers need to know about the safe use of MEWPs on site, from planning the job and conducting a risk assessment, to selecting the right equipment and mitigating all possible risks.


This one day IPAF MEWPs for Managers course is available from any of our training centres: Manchester, London, Glasgow, Newcastle, Midlands / Banbury, Belfast, Dublin, Cork, Portlaoise, Limerick.

On-site training

On-site training on your premises is also available anywhere in the UK and Ireland subject to minimum numbers. A suitable room would be required for on-site training for the course.

Successful delegates will receive an IPAF MEWPs for Managers Certificate of Training valid for 5 years. An IPAF MEWP safety guide will be given to each delegate on the day of training.

Course Content

MEWP legislation and guidance
Rental terms and conditions
Machine types and use
Structural parts and MEWP selection
Operator training and familiarisation
Operator daily inspection
MEWP personal fall protection
Safe operating methods and hazard awareness
Safety beyond training
Written test

Trainee Requirements
Candidates for IPAF courses must be at least 16 years of age.

PPE Requirements
The IPAF MEWPs for Managers course is a theory based training course, so work at height PPE is not required.

Who Should Attend?
This IPAF MEWPs for Managers training course is targeted at 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 would benefit from having the IPAF MEWPs for Managers qualification.

Course Objectives
To provide delegates with the essential knowledge required to plan, supervise and manage the use of MEWPs in the workplace, including legislation, classifications of MEWPs, machine selection, PPE, identifying misuse and abuse, planning and maintenance considerations.

Training Methods
Presentation with slides, video, printed course material, demonstration, practical use.

Who Will Benefit?
All those in your organisation who use, supervise or manage the use of MEWPs on site would benefit from having the IPAF MEWPs for Managers qualification.