National IPAF and PASMA training to help your workforce work safely.

As one of the UK’s leading providers of outsourced powered access hire, speak to our team about arranging your height safety training. We offer a range of courses including IPAF and PASMA, which can be arranged to take place on-site or at our partners training centres nationwide.

Working at Height - Training Courses

We offer the following training options:

  • On-site training or at one of our accredited training centres
  • One-off and bespoke training
  • Individual or group training programmes

Choose from the following courses or contact us if the course you need is not listed below.

IPAF Operator

Internationally recognised training to use the powered access platforms in your line of work. Learn how to operate:

  • Static verticals
  • Static booms (including  vehicle mounted platforms)
  • Mobile verticals (scissor lifts)

Course duration: Up to two classifications can be taken in one day
PPE Required: Yes
Once achieved, the IPAF Powered Access Licence (PAL) is valid for five years.

IPAF MEWPs for Managers

Manage the selection and operation of the powered access equipment needed for your project. Ideal for supervisors and managers, the course includes training in:

  • Choosing the right MEWP for the task
  • Understanding the safe management of powered access
  • The regulations related to working at height
  • Correctly selecting fall protection equipment

Course duration: One Full Day
PPE Required: Yes


IPAF MEWP Harness Course

This course is designed for operators, supervisors and managers who are required to select and inspect appropriate harness and lanyards for usages. MEWPs. Complete this course to gain a greater understanding of:

  • The Work at Height Regulations and what they require
  • The types and suitability of various types of fall-arrest equipment
  • How to correctly don and complete inspections of harnesses

Course duration: Half Day
PPE Required: Yes

PASMA Mobile Aluminium Tower Training

Construct and inspect mobile aluminium towers safely. This  course combines a mixture of classroom and theoretical elements, covering:

  • An introduction to the legislation affecting the use of  aluminium towers
  • The safe construction, dismantling and inspection of towers
  • The identification of potential hazards
  • An introduction to Personal Protective Equipment  (PPE)

Course Duration: One Full Day
PPE Required: Yes

For more information on our training packages and course availability, please contact us by calling 02392 604479 or email


Nationwide Services offer a complete range of courses including IPAF Operator, demonstrator and instructor courses, as well as, PASMA, first aid, forklift driving and manual handling courses.

It is your employers’ responsibility to ensure that the operator is adequately trained, as stated in the following regulations:

• HSWA The health and safety at work act (1974)
• MHSWR The management of health and safety at work regulations (1999)
• LOLER The lift operating and lifting equipment regulations (1998)
PUWER The provision and use of work equipment regulations (1998)
• WAHR The working at height regulations (2005)

No, you can pay by credit or debit card over the phone.

Yes, each course we arrange is logged. All we need is your telephone number, address and email details and we we’ll send you a renewal notification in good time to re-arrange your training.

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