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Course description

IPAF (The International Powered Access Federation) is the accreditation for a competant person to operate certain classifications of mobile operated work platforms (MEWPs) such as scissor lifts and cherry pickers. For more information on IPAF go here 

BECTU has negotiated a special discount on top of the usual discount off the listed price of all the courses run by Nationwide Platforms Ltd. This offer runs from the start of the PLASA show until the 31st January 2018.

They run courses right across the UK. 

Click here to watch a video to see what to inspect on the course.

Below is the price of the two most popular courses 

The IPAF 3A/3B MEWP operator course £165 + VAT

PASMA Towers for users course £100 + VAT 

BECTU members will get a discount on all Nationwide Platform's courses.

How to book

  1. go to the Nationwide Platform Ltd course finder and pick the venue and course date near you
  2. Fill in the booking form at the bottom of the page Quote BECTUAUWIN17

Check availability for the course with Nationwide Platforms on 0845 601 1032 or email quoting that you wish to book through the BECTU UK account. Quote BECTUAUWIN17

You will be sent an invoice for the discounted course.

If you want a bespoke course for your workplace please contact Martin Roberts


one day


IPAF five year Powered Access Licence (PAL)

More information

Nationwide Platform course finder