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Frequently Asked Questions
Below are answers to questions we are often asked by our customers. Click on a question to see the answer, if you still need help give us a call on 0800 072 55 72.
We generally start our IPAF training courses at 8am, with a 7.45am registration time, however this can be changed.
We generally start our PASMA training courses at 8am, with a 7.45am registration time, however this can be changed.
We generally start our Ladder training courses at 8am, with a 7.45am registration time, however this can be changed.
We generally start our Driver CPC training courses at 8am, with a 7.45am registration time, however this can be changed.
We generally start our First Aid training courses at 8am, with a 7.45am registration time, however this can be changed.
You will be trained on a maximum of two IPAF categories per day.
We request you bring your own hard hat, high visibility vest/jacket, safety boots, gloves & goggles. If you do not have your own safety harness, we can hire these to you at £10+VAT on the day.
We endeavour to get your cards out within 7-14 days
An IPAF Log Book is issued on successful completion of the IPAF training course. On all other courses, we can provide written confirmation on letter headed paper to say that you passed your training course.
Our PASMA Working at Height training course is a half day course.
We have training centres located in Hampshire, West Sussex, South London, Kent, Essex, Birmingham, Mersyside, & Newcastle, however we can also carry out training on customer’s sites, providing you have the correct requirements.
We would require a classroom that accommodates all trainees, a practical area big enough to use the machine to its full capability, a parking space for our Instructor and either the machines or the tower. If you do not have the machines available, they can be hired through our hire desk and if you require a tower our training team can assist you.
We can book a maximum of 4 people if you are booking a double category course or 6 people if it is a single category course.
Yes, but if you have any special dietary requirements, please advise us in advance.
Yes, we can do training 24/7, there is an extra supplement payable. Please give us a call to discuss further.
The IPAF PAL Card lasts 5 years.
The PASMA Card lasts 5 years.
The LA Ladder card lasts for 5 years.
Your First Aid qualification lasts 3 years.
If you cancel more then 4 working days before, we won’t charge anything, however if you cancel 3 working days before the training date then we will charge 50% and if you cancel 2 or less working days we will have to charge 100% of the training cost.
Yes we can hire you a harness at a cost of £10+VAT for the day.
Yes you do, we accept the standard driving licence & passport, also a CSCS card.
Our instructors will take photos on the day
Pre-Fabricated Access Suppliers & Manufacturers Association.
International Powered Access Federation.
If you ring the training department on 01444 88 11 66 and we will order you a new card.
The IPAF will last for 5 years. However make sure to always check the expiry date before operating machinery.
The PASMA card lasts for 5 years.
IPAF 3a is the category for Scissor Lifts & Mobile Vertical Personnel Platforms.
Our Ladder Association User & Inspection training course is a 1 day course, lasting approximately 8 hours.
The MEWPs for Managers course is a full 1 day course, lasting approximately 8 hours.
MEWPS stands for 'Mobile Elevating Work Platforms'
We run an advanced course called PAL+. This is aimed at furthering a MEWP Operators skills.
You can do that here on IPAF's Verify PAL Card page
No you don’t, we can either open a credit account or we accept all major credit cards. (Except American Express).