Course Aims

This industry leading course will provide delegates with the knowledge and practical skills to safely operate powered access equipment.

This IPAF Operator course with practical training session and assessment covers Push Around Vertical (PAV) platforms. Push Around Verticals are essentially small, simple static vertical machines with no mechanical drive and are physically pushed around.

IPAF Push Around Vertical (PAV) - Operator

Who Attends

Those who operate, supervise or manage the use of powered access equipment including Push Around Vertical platforms (PAV).
The course can be run as an IPAF category operator add-on / familiarisation course.

Course Content


  • Introduction and pre-course theory test
  • MEWP regulations and guidance
  • Machine types and use
  • Structural  parts
  • Familiarisation and pre-use inspection
  • Safe operating methods and hazards
  • Written theory test


  • Practical training
  • Practical assessment

Qualifications Obtained

Delegates successfully completing the course will receive an IPAF Certificate and Powered Access Licence (PAL) Card valid for 5 years.

Entry Requirements

Pre-Requisites:  The minimum entry requirement is a good understanding of spoken and written English

Additional Information

*PLEASE NOTE* all online bookings are provisional until confirmed with you by our training team.

Arrange your course with Sibbald

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