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IPAF Harness (HA) Awareness (HU) User - Half Day

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IPAF Harness (HA) Awareness (HU) User - Half Day 

ABOUT THE COURSES

According to IPAF data, falls from the platform is one of the major causes of injury or fatality associated with using MEWPs. Awareness and understanding of how to correctly use a harness is critical to safe operation of boom-type MEWPs. IPAF offers three harness courses to meet the needs of different candidates;

  • Harness Awareness Course (HA)
  • Harness User Course (HU)
  • Harness Inspector Course (HI)

Harness inspection is not covered in the IPAF MEWP Operator Training course.

For any person that needs comprehensive harness training, IPAF offers awareness level harness training suitable for everyone, user level training for those that will use a harness in a MEWP, and inspector level training for those that will be required to conduct Statutory Inspections of PFPE for use in a MEWP. Click here to learn more

KEY FACTS

  • Course Type: IPAF Harness Training 
  • Course Level: Operator
  • Course Length: From half a day
    • Certificate on completion
    • PAL Card holders will have the relevant qualification/s added to their card
    • Courses to suit each candidate
    • All harness qualifications are valid for five years

WHO SHOULD TAKE THESE COURSES?

Candidates who do not need to personally use or wear a harness should, take only the HA Course (theory training & test) which can be completed remotely as eLearning,
or in-person at an IPAF training centre. Candidates typically include managers, planners, safety professionals and supervisors.

Candidates who do need to use or wear a harness themselves should first take the HA Course and then attend an IPAF training centre to take their HU Course practical assessment (this can be incorporated into a candidate’s MEWP Operator Course). Candidates are generally MEWP operators.

Candidates who are responsible for inspecting their company’s personal fall protection equipment (PFPE) and maintaining inspection records (including those required by law), should first take the HA and HU courses, followed by the HI Course. Candidates are mostly company harness/safety inspectors.

HOW LONG IS EACH COURSE?

This depends on which course(s) are taken and which formats are chosen. For example, the HA Course alone could be taken as eLearning, remotely, in half a day or less.
Candidates taking both the HA and HU courses could do so consecutively, in-person at an IPAF training centre, led by an instructor, with a duration of half a day. Or they could have completed the HA Course by eLearning prior to attending an IPAF training centre.

Candidates taking the HI Course must have previously passed the HA and HU courses prior to taking the HI Course in-person, at an IPAF training centre, led by an instructor, with a duration of half a day.

QUALIFICATION

Upon successful completion of the course/s, candidates who hold a valid Powered Access Licence (PAL Card) will have the relevant qualification/s added to their card digitally, accessed via the IPAF ePAL app. Candidates without a PAL Card will receive a digital certificate, also accessed via the IPAF ePAL app.

IPAF ePAL

Alll IPAF cards & certificates applied for will be issued in digital format via the ePAL app.

Operators can download the app for free to Apple iOS and Android devices and use it to view and access their digital PAL Cards, logbooks and IPAF safety guides. Our Trainers will talk you through this process at the start of your IPAF course.

We will be using the NEW IPAF Digital PAL Card Licence Application (ePAL) to process all IPAF certification.

  • The IPAF Digital PAL Card Licence Application (ePAL) is included in all IPAF courses 
  • IPAF Physical PAL Card Licence Application (Printed PAL Card) – If required add the item “ Printed PAL Card and Certificate “ to your basket - cost will be clearly displayed

Please note an additional fee will be charged for retrospective applications for hard copy certificates that are not requested upon time of booking. 

IPAF Training - IPAF Harness (HA) Awareness (HU) User - Half Day Course Dates

Date Location Places Comments Price From  
Thu 13/06/24
Start Time:
08.00 (Induction 7.45)
End Time:
12.00
London/Essex (RM11 2SJ) 10 Please call to book - 0333 666 1881 £150.00 Call to book.
Date Location Places Comments Price From  
Thu 11/07/24
Start Time:
08.00 (Induction 7.45)
End Time:
12.00
London/Essex (RM11 2SJ) 10 Please call to book - 0333 666 1881 £150.00 Call to book.
Date Location Places Comments Price From  
Thu 08/08/24
Start Time:
08.00 (Induction 7.45)
End Time:
12.00
London/Essex (RM11 2SJ) 10 Please call to book - 0333 666 1881 £150.00 Call to book.
Date Location Places Comments Price From  
Thu 05/09/24
Start Time:
08.00 (Induction 7.45)
End Time:
12.00
London/Essex (RM11 2SJ) 10 Please call to book - 0333 666 1881 £150.00 Call to book.
Date Location Places Comments Price From  
Thu 03/10/24
Start Time:
08.00 (Induction 7.45)
End Time:
12.00
London/Essex (RM11 2SJ) 10 Please call to book - 0333 666 1881 £150.00 Call to book.
Thu 17/10/24
Start Time:
08.00 (Induction 7.45)
End Time:
12.00
London/Essex (RM11 2SJ) 10 Please call to book - 0333 666 1881 £150.00 Call to book.
Date Location Places Comments Price From  
Thu 14/11/24
Start Time:
08.00 (Induction 7.45)
End Time:
12.00
London/Essex (RM11 2SJ) 10 Please call to book - 0333 666 1881 £150.00 Call to book.
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