Construction Card Courses

IPAF Push Around Vertical Operator (PAV)

What is the course?

This course, the IPAF Push Around Vertical Operator is directed to operatives who employ Push Around Vertical Platforms, which are simple, small, vertical, static machines operated by physical, manual force. The course is also intended for operatives who manage or supervise the operation of (PAVs) Push Around Verticals.

This course is recommended for current IPAF Pal Card holders with either 1a or 3a groups, however it is not a compulsory requirement. The course will benefit with familiarization of the various types of machines and how they ought to be used.

Course content

To include:

  • Guidance and Legislation
  • Pre-procedure inspection and handover
  • Safe operational systems and hazards

How is the course taught and assessed?

This half-day course (either morning or afternoon) commences with a course overview and pre-course theory assessment, followed by practical instruction. The course terminates with a practical assessment and theory test.

What qualification will I receive?

Upon successful completion of the course, the IPAF Push Around Vertical Operative will receive an IPAF Certificate plus an IPAF Smart Powered Access Licence (PAL) Card. This PAL Card has a validity of 5 years.

What can I do next?

Upon certification to PAV- Push Around Vertical Platforms, the operative can proceed to training and certification on alternative mobile elevating platforms. We are able to offer a varied choice of courses for certification on other equipment.

Entry requirements

Fluency in spoken and written English

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