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MEWPs for Managers (MfM)

MEWPs for Managers is aimed at project managers, foremen and supervisors working in a broad range of industries such as construction, facilities management, retail, airports and arboriculture.  This course helps to ensure they have the knowledge and skills required to plan and manage the use of MEWPs in the workplace.

We offer certification on MEWPs for Managers from the following awarding body: IPAF.

IPAF MEWPs for Managers (MM)

The aim of this course is to provide delegates with the knowledge and practical skills needed to manage MEWP operatives on a site.  This course includes a theory element, with a test being conducted at the end.


The duration of the course depends on the experience level of the delegates attending.  Typically, these are:

  • 1 Day – Novice Course
  • 1 Day – Refresher Course.

Attendee Numbers

A maximum of 10 delegates can attend this course.


Upon successful completion of the IPAF tests, delegates will be issued with an IPAF Certificate, valid for 5 years.  To maintain their certification and registration with IPAF, delegates are required to complete a 1 Day IPAF MEWPs for Managers Refresher Course every 5 years.

Delegates who currently hold a PAL license for operating equipment can apply to have the MEWP’s for Managers category add to their PAL card.


This course can take place at our training centre in Bo’ness, West Lothian or at a location of your choice, subject to onsite requirements.