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IPAF MEWP (3a +3b) Operator - Scissors & Boom Lifts

IPAF is quickly becoming the preferred MEWP ticket required on many large construction sites in Ireland including Intel, Facebook and WuXi. This IPAF course teaches you how to safely operate Scissors Lifts and Boom Lifts.

This is a 1-day course which includes both theory & practical learning – IPAF certs are valid for 5 years and are issued within 14 days of completing the course.

Flexible Delivery, Group Bookings & On Site Options

At National Training Solutions we offer 3 options for completing this course. In addition to our public schedule we also offer online, group and on-site training nationwide.

  • Spend the day at our training centre in Navan where you will complete both the theory and practical sessions

  • Complete the online E-learning* theory session at home or in your workplace and spend only ½ a day at our training centre to complete the practical session

  • For ultimate convenience our on-site IPAF delivery option:

    (1)Reduces operational disruption

    (2)Provides a convenient and flexible solution

    (3)Saves time and expense

    (4)Can be delivered nationwide.

    (5)Can be delivered at a time and day that suits your business needs

We have delivered on-site IPAF Training in Dublin, Belfast, Cork, Galway, Limerick, Newry, Athlone, Waterford, Enniskillen, Dundalk, Kildare, Newbridge, Sligo, Roscommon, Cavan and Wexford.

Our Training Team can assist with any queries and making arrangements to suit your on-site needs.



PPS Number




Safe Pass


Drivers Licence

Duration & Locations

8am - 5pm


Our Navan location services both Dublin and Meath and is held in the Ardboyne Hotel in Navan. This great location is on the Dublin side of Navan and is just 30 minutes from the M50. For those on public transport, the Bus Eireann 109 service stops at Springfield Green which is 2 minutes from the hotel. Return travel options are available, see buseireann.ie for ticket information.

Our 8am start time makes it easier to get to Navan against rush hour traffic than for many Dublin-based courses and the hotel offers refreshments and is close to a variety of shops and food outlets. As our most popular location, we offer safe pass courses several times per week here.

IPAF MEWP (3a & 3b) FAQS

IPAF (International Powered Access Federation) is an internationally recognized license to operate certain construction plant. These include 3a (Scissors Lift), 3b (Boom Lift) and 1b (Static/Spider Lift). This course provides the IPAF ticket for 3a and 3b lifts, also known as scissors and boom lifts.

The aim of this 1-day IPAF 3a & 3b Course is to equip learners with the skills, knowledge & understanding to safely operate Scissors and Boom lifts. On completion you will be able to:

  • Safely operate an MEWP using correct driving techniques

  • Be aware of the legislation surrounding MEWPS and accident prevention

  • Refuel & recharge a Scissors Lift safely and understand pre use inspections

  • Understand stability and operating capabilities

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