IPAF Load and Unloading

The IPAF Load and Unloading Course provides training for the safe loading and unloading of MEWPs, ensuring the security of all plant machinery prior to or following transportation by road.

Course information

Key learnings

The IPAF Loading and Unloading training course consists of both theory and practical instruction including: -

  • Overview of the course and the requirements
  • Range of suitable vehicles for transportation of load
  • Correct method of loading and unloading plant machinery
  • Correct position of plant machinery on vehicle
  • Marking of large loads
  • Correctly securing the load
  • How to carry out safety checks

Additional information

The Certification

At the end of the IPAF theory session, you will take a short theory test which, if you pass, will allow you to take the practical session in the afternoon. A practical assessment will follow, which, after successful completion will entitle you to an IPAF PAL card valid for five years. IPAF (International Powered Access Federation) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting the safe and effective use of powered access worldwide.

Course duration

One Day Course

Course dates


Course type

In person

Course provider

Access Platforms Aberdeen

Approved Training Provider

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IPAF Load and Unloading