Working at Height

IPAF Boom 3B (Single Category)

This course aims to enhance the delegate’s skills at a practical level and provide them with knowledge and understanding of legislative and regulatory requirements in relation to safe working practices.






1 day

Valid for

5 Years


Supported by CITB grant

About this course

The IPAF Boom 3B (Single Category) course covers the following:

  • Introduction to IPAF
  • Health and safety legislation and regulations
  • Operator responsibilities
  • Safe operating guide
  • Safe use of Mobile Elevating Working Platforms (MEWPs)
  • Pre-use checks
  • Safe working environments
  • Machine familiarisation
  • Pre-start safety checks and function controls
  • Operating the machinery

Who this course is for

This programme is designed for managers, supervisors and operatives who use or oversee the use of powered access equipment in a work environment. This course is approved by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF).


This course is delivered using a blend of classroom based tutorials and practical activities.


Courses are available at training centres nationwide. This course can also be delivered on your premises subject to minimum delegate numbers and suitability of the venue. Please contact us for information.


IPAF Photo ID Card and Certificate, both valid for 5 years.


This course is delivered using a blend of classroom-based tutorials and practical activities to support the effective operation of the machinery.

Additional Information

This course includes awareness of periodic examinations of equipment. It does not provide full training in equipment maintenance.

Check price and availability

  • A member of our training team will contact you with course details, locations and prices.

Entry Requirements

Delegates must be physically and mentally fit to withstand the rigours of training.

It is important that all delegates have a good understanding of spoken and written English.