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IPAF Push Around Vertical Training (PAV)

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 will be undertaken on a PAV. The course duration is half a day. Operators who are already trained in the categories 1a and/or 3a will also be able to use a PAV after being familiarised by a qualified person with the specific machine.

Upon successful completion, delegates that do already hold an IPAF PAL ( Powered Access Licence ) card will have their log book endorsed with this qualification. Delegates that do not hold an IPAF PAL card they will receive a PAL photo ID 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.

  • Applicants should be at least 16 years old.
  • It is desirable ( but not mandatory ) that applicants should be literate.
  • It is desirable ( but not mandatory ) that applicants have had driving experience as an indication of dexterity.
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 fully aware of the relevant Health & Safety regulations and accident prevention and control.
  • Be fully aware of the needs regarding personal protection equipment.
  • Be fully aware of correct emergency procedures, capacity and limitations.
  • Be able to manoeuvre and position the machine as required, and operate the machine proficiently and safely.
  • Be able to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner.
  • Safe operation of PAV and limitations of use. THEORY.
  • Pre-use checks, inspection and function tests. THEORY & PRACTICAL.
  • Emergency lowering. THEORY & PRACTICAL.
  • Planning the route before operating the PAV. THEORY & PRACTICAL.
  • Introduction to the PAV. PRACTICAL.
  • Major components identification and its function. PRACTICAL.
  • Starting/stopping the PAV, correct starting and shut down procedures. PRACTICAL.
  • Travelling the route and manoeuvring the PAV. PRACTICAL.
  • Setting up the PAV for work. PRACTICAL.
  • Basic operational practice. PRACTICAL.
  • Achievement testing. PRACTICAL.
  • Use of log book, course evaluation and close.
For more information please call 08707 871511 or email training@afi-uplift.co.uk.

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