At Versalift UK we are serious about your safety. Training improves safety, increases productivity, enhances awareness and fulfills your legal obligation for the operation of a MEWP.

Our qualified instructors ensure that your staff experience quality training, direct from the platform manufacturer. Training can be given here on site using our latest facilities or at your own premises, providing you meet the requirements of providing a classroom and the use of a suitably certified machine for the duration of the course.


For pricing and to book your training course call us today on
01536 721010
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(International Powered Access Federation)
As an IPAF accredited training centre Versalift provides operator training courses for the IPAF Powered Access License (PAL card). Valid for five years, this is the most widely held and recognised proof of training for platform operators. The PAL Card (Powered Access Licence) conforms to the international standard ISO 18878.

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Detailed information can be found on the IPAF website –



This course instructs an operator to prepare and safely operate various types of MEWPs.


PAL+ is an optional, additional one day of category- specific training aimed at operators working in higher risk or challenging environments.

CAP – Competent Assessed Persons

This course provides guidance for platform engineers on compliance with regulatory requirements and to offer documented evidence that individuals can be regarded as competent persons to plan, manage or carry out thorough examinations of powered access equipment.


This course trains a demonstrator to familiarise operators with their responsibilities and demonstrate pre-operational and safe operating procedures and the limitations of MEWPs.


This course trains and assesses an instructor to understand the delivery of the IPAF training programme, and assesses knowledge on machines and ability to convey information to candidates.

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MEWPs for Managers is the essential, one-day course for those who plan, supervise and manage the use of mobile elevating work platforms in the workplace.

IAD – Insulated Aerial Device

This course instructs an operator to prepare and safely operate an insulated platform.

Harness Use and Inspection

This course instructs a user to select, inspect and use a harness and associated equipment safely when using a MEWP.


This course instructs an operator in the correct safety procedures for the loading, unloading and securing of machinery prior to or following transportation by road.

Pre-Delivery Inspection(PDI)

This pre-delivery inspection course enables trainees to perform PDIs of MEWPs in a structured and systematic way.

Recovery Systems

Versalift, product specific recovery systems, encompassing mechanical, electrical and combination method systems. Roof, pedestal and chassis mounted lowering and recovery procedures. Emergency recovery of equipment subject to complete electrical supply failure, engine and emergency backup battery systems.

Manual Handling

Manual handling techniques employed in day to day working environment, suitable for both administrative and manual tasked personnel.


A range of maintenance biased courses, IPAF Pre use inspection, in use inspection, LOLER awareness, service / maintenance awareness and IPAF competent person assessments.

Bespoke Versalift training courses

• LOLER / PUWER awareness
• Versalift product manufacturer PDI course
• Canbus – LMC E6 variant software training
• Low voltage insulation testing



Mobile towers

Low level access

First aid


Tail lift

CAT & Genny



For pricing and to book your training course call us today on
01536 721010
or email us at