IPAF Training – Working safely wih a boom lift


Safely positioning the aerial work platform. To gain an insight in the (im)possibilities of the different types of aerial work platforms, resulting in an increased efficiency. This training is given at a Gunco branch or in-company


This training course has 3 variations:

  • Category 1B (aerial work platforms with stabilisers
  • Category 3A (self-propelled scissor lifts)
  • Category 3B (self-propelled articulating and telescopic boom lifts)

A combination of the above-mentioned categories in one training course is possible, but can have an influence on the maximum number of course members per day. We will gladly help you search for an optimal arrangement.


Employees with or without aerial work platform experience, but who are required to have / obtain their certificate


Any prior knowledge with the operation of aerial work platforms is an advantage, but not a requirement.

PRACTICAL INFO – Training process

For participants with (some) experience the duration of the training is 1 day. In the morning theory about: Types of aerial work platforms and their differences Occupational health and safety legislation Operational conditions Safety functions and daily inspection Evaluation exam After the lunch there is the practice, for which one aerial work platform is available per 2 participants. The practical part is also concluded with an exam


Both the theoretical part (in the morning) and the practical part (in the afternoon) are concluded by means of an exam.


If the course member passes both exams, then he or she will be sent a certificate.



On request