Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP)


This course instructs an operator to prepare and safely operate various types of MEWPs.


PAL+ is an optional, additional one day of category-specific training aimed at operators working in higher risk or challenging environments.


This course trains a demonstrator to familiarise operators with their responsibilities and demonstrate pre-operational and safe operating procedures, and the limitations of MEWPs.


This course trains and assesses an instructor to understand the delivery of the IPAF training programme, and assesses knowledge on machines and ability to convey information to candidates.

Mast Climbing Work Platform (MCWP)

  • Mobile Operators
  • Demonstrators
  • Installers
  • Advanced Installers
  • Instructors

Other courses

Harness Use and Inspection (H)

This course instructs a user to select, inspect and use a harness and associated equipment safely when using a MEWP.

Loading/Unloading (LOAD)

This course instructs an operator in the correct safety procedures for the loading, unloading and securing of machinery prior to or following transportation by road.

MEWPs for Managers (MM)

MEWPs for Managers is aimed at those who plan, supervise or manage work at height with Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs). Can be completed via eLearning or at an IPAF-approved training centre (one day course).

Pre-Delivery Inspection (INSP)

IPAF's one-day pre-delivery inspection course enables trainees to perform PDIs of MEWPs in a structured and systematic way.