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IPAF Demonstrator Training

AJ Rentals are able to offer training through AFI-Uplift, one of the UK's leading IPAF and PASMA training providers.

AFI is proud to be registered as an approved IPAF training centre. As the most established access platform training provider, recognised UKCG (United Kingdom Contractors Group), IPAF courses provide the ideal path to gaining qualifications.

Training for this course can be undertaken on the following categories: 1a, 1b, 3a and 3b. The course is for a duration of 1-3 days, depending on the number of categories required.

Upon successful completion, delegates will receive an IPAF Demonstrator Card giving instant recognition of identity and the categories accredited. The card is valid for 5 years, after which the delegate would need to be re-assessed. Please note, this course does not provide delegates with an IPAF PAL (Powered Access Licence) card.

  • Applicants should be at least 16 years old.
  • Applicants should hold a valid IPAF PAL card, proving they have successfully undertaken an IPAF Operator course.
  • It is desirable (but not mandatory) that applicants should be literate.
N.B. If you have any concerns about whether you are eligible to undertake this course, please contact us.


By the end of the course, the delegate will:
  • Be able to familiarise operators with their responsibilities.
  • Be able to demonstrate pre-operational procedures.
  • Be able to demonstrate safe operating procedures and the limitations of MEWPs.
  • Awareness of different types of Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP). THEORY & DEMONSTRATION TECHNIQUE.
  • Safe operation of MEWPs and limitations of use. THEORY, PRACTICAL & DEMONSTRATION TECHNIQUE.
  • Pre-use checks, inspection and function tests. THEORY, PRACTICAL & DEMONSTRATION TECHNIQUE.
  • Defect reporting & handover procedure. THEORY & DEMONSTRATION TECHNIQUE.
  • Basic operational practice. THEORY & PRACTICAL TECHNIQUE.
  • Log book issue.
  • Course review and close.
For more information please call 08707 871511 or email training@afi-uplift.co.uk.

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