IPAF 1B Training Course

The IPAF 1B Training Course is instructs an operator to prepare and safely operate Static Boom 1b self-propelled booms.

An engaging course that combines theory and practical training led by experienced instructors.

All successful delegates will receive a certificate and a PAL card (Powered Access Licence), accredited by IPAF valid for 5 years.

IPAF 1B Training

1 Day Course

£185 + VAT

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" Covered everything. So the trainer was spot on, would recommend any to these courses."


Alex Downing

Important News Update From IPAF

IPAF have announced that physical certificates and cards are being phased out . . . IPAF are introducing the new ePAL app for both iOS and Android. Making it so much easier for delegates to access their ePAL record and certification!

Anyone who doesn't have access to a smartphone or email can still purchase the paper certificate and PAL card - the cost for this is just £40 +vat. You can request these on your booking form, or alternatively call the office on 0121 333 5436.

IPAF Training Course Information

The IPAF 1b Operator category covers the safe use of Static Booms which generally have outriggers. Static Boom is an overall category name which includes Spider booms on tracks or wheels, Van-mounted booms, Truck-mounted booms or Trailer-mounted booms. Once the delegate successfully completes an IPAF practical test on one of the above types of boom with outriggers, they are permitted to operate the other types of Static Booms under the 1b category, subject to receiving familiarisation on the 1b machine being used.

During this IPAF Training Course candidates will learn:

  • Introduction and pre-course theory test
  • MEWP categories
  • Structural parts
  • Regulations ISO 18878, PUWER, LOLER, RIDDOR, WAHR, MHSW
  • Pre-use inspection/handover
  • Safe operating methods and hazards
  • Theory test practical training
  • Practical assessment
  • Licence renewal & log books

Who are IPAF Training Courses for?

This 1b IPAF Static Boom training course is suitable for anyone who operates Static Booms.

How long does the IPAF Course last?

The course last for one day.

Check out the dates below for our two venues.

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Here's What They Say About Our IPAF Training Courses . . . 

I will be recommending you . . .

" The course was most enjoyable and made fun and entertaining. Everything was covered that was needed and I will be recommending you to other employees in my organisation."

Peter Carroll


A very high standard . . .

" Attended a IPAF course and found the whole experience to be a very high standard from booking over the phone to completing the course I would use PB Training again."

Colin Luckett


Definitely use PB again. . . .

" Every stage from the booking process to the course content and delivery as well as the quality of machinery available to practice on was perfect. I would definitely use PB again."

Liam Lawrence


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