The IPAF Professional Development Seminars (PDS) are held annually for IPAF-certified instructors to ensure they remain up-to-date with legislation and training.
If you are an IPAF-certified instructor, don’t miss this informative and educational event. You will hear about all the latest developments that affect you, have the opportunity to network with other instructors, as well as gain CPD points to maintain your IPAF instructor status.
Featuring speakers from health and safety experts and equipment manufacturers.
Registration opens at 08:30, the seminar starts at 09:00.
|08:30 - 09:00||Registration and coffee|
|09:00 - 09:10||Welcome||Giles Councell, Director of Operations, IPAF|
|09:10 - 09:30||Introduction to the day||Paul Roddis, Training Manager, IPAF
Stephanie Nolan-Byrne, Audit & Quality Control Manager, IPAF
|09:30 - 12:20||Break-out team activities||Some activities will be outside so suitable clothing will be required.
Coffee available from 11:00.
|12:20 - 13:00||Accident Statistics||Claude Dube, UK Technical & Safety Manager, IPAF|
|13:00 - 14:00||Lunch|
|14:00 - 14:30||IPAF Updates||Giles Councell, Director of Operations, IPAF|
|14:30 - 15:00||Investigating Accidents with MEWPs||Jo-Anne Michael, HM Inspector – Construction Sector Safety Team, HSE|
|15:00 - 15:15||Coffee break|
|15:15 - 15:45||Powered Access – A Personal View||Richard Lofts, QHSE Manager, Nationwide Platforms|
|15:45 - 16:15||Discuss and feedback from the break-out team activities|
|16:15 - 16:30||Closing address||Giles Councell, Director of Operations, IPAF|
Cost and Booking
The UK PDS costs £85 per person and includes refreshments and a buffet lunch. Prices are exclusive of tax and UK VAT of 20% will be added. Payment is required to confirm registration, payment methods are credit card, invoice or PayPal.
Holiday Inn Birmingham M6 Jct7
Great Barr, West Midlands, B43 7BG, UK
There is a special B&B rate of £100 for those wishing to stay at the hotel ahead of the event; those booking with the Holiday Inn should quote IP2, available until six weeks prior to the PDS.