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IPAF MEWP - Cherry Picker

IPAF Qualification catagory 1B


£195.00 + Vat  

Duration 1 day Training including Assessment 

No Pre-requiste required  

Maximum Candidates 6 Persons

Minimum Candidates 4 Persons

Course introduction 

The IPAF Operator MEWP course instruct an operator to prepare and safely operate various types of MEWPs.

They generally last one day and involve a blend of theory and practical testing. Successful candidates will receive a PAL Card (Powered Access Licence), a safety guide, a log book and a certificate. The PAL Card is internationally recognised across industries as proof of platform operator training to the highest standard.

PAL cards are valid for 5 years.

Various options are available dependant on clients specification however we do use our own 14.5 meter cherry picker of Ipaf 1b catagory mounted on a 4 x 4 capable Landrover 130 for these chainsaw operations.

Content of the IPAF 1B Cherry Picker course.

  • Be aware of the relevant Health and Safety regulations.
  • Be aware of accident prevention and control.
  • Be aware of the needs regarding personnel protection.
  • Be aware of the need to refer to the machine Operating Manual.
  • Drive the MEWP safely and manoeuvre the machine as required, to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner, inside or outside a building.

 Gisborough Priory Gardens 034 Medium


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Courses are delivered to give the candidate the knowledge & practical skill to achieve certificates of competence by assessment by bodies such as NPTC City & Guilds.

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Combined Arborists Starter Courses


Combined Grounds Maintenance Course


Tree Surgery Tree Climbing, Aerial Rescue & Tree Pruning, Tree Dismantling, Ground assistant.


Chainsaw  Maintenance, Small & Large Tree Felling, Dangerous Trees, Polechainsaws.


Farm: Tractor Driving including Loader attachments, Trailer & Pto Attachments,  Quad Bike Use,

Pto Boom Pesticides Spraying. 


Land:  Strimmers, Hedgecutters, Grass Mowers, Backpack Pesticide Spraying


Machinery: Woodchippers, Stump Grinders, Mini Digger Use, Cherry Picker Use.


First Aid: 1 Day & Multiple Day Trauma & First Aid Training.