IPAF Harness (Classroom)

Learn how to select, inspect and safely use a harness and adjustable lanyard when operating a boom type mobile elevating work platform.

This course is intended for anyone who operates a boom-type mobile elevating work platform (3b). In any role that involves working from a height, a person is required to wear a safety harness as part of their work.  Both IPAF and the HSE strongly recommend that a full body harness and an adjustable restraint type lanyard is worn. This is the case whenever operating any form of boom-type MEWP. Premier Platforms IPAF for working at a height will guide you through everything you need to know.

  • Health and safety law and regulations
  • Working at height regulations
  • Different harness types and how to wear them
  • Different types of lanyards and uses
  • Inspection by whom and when
  • Safe use
  • Practical session
  • Rescue plan
  • Donning doffing
  • Practical session on identifying defective harnesses
  • Identifying equipment need to perform task safely

All candidates who successfully complete the course will receive an IPAF certificate.



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Course Duration: Half Day
Course Type: Classroom/Practical Session
Maximum Class Size: 10 Delegates
Course Registration: 7:45am
Course Start Time: 8:00am
Course Finish Time:§ 12:30pm

†Maximum class size may be less at certain training centre locations.
‡Delegates must arrive 15 minutes prior to course start time for registration.
§Finish time is approximate and may be longer dependent on competency of delegates.

You will need to bring with you a valid double point harness and adjustable lanyard.

CERTIFICATION – Please note that all IPAF cards are issued via an app and called EPAL, if you require a hard copy then an additional £10 will be charged on day of training.

Tea and coffee will be provided throughout the day on all courses at all of our training centres.  Please note that lunch is not provided.

Courses cancelled less than 7 days prior to the course date but exceeding 48 working hours will incur a 50% charge. Courses cancelled less than 48 working hours before the course date will incur full payment.

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Platform House,
Walsall Road,
Norton Canes Business Centre,
Cannock WS11 9UH

Telephone: 01543 271443 (Option 4)
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