IPAF Competent Assessed Person (CAP) Programme
International Powered Access Federation (IPAF)
Thorough Examination of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs)
The IPAF Competent Assessed Persons (CAP) programme focuses on the crucial aspect of machine safety. It is intended to provide 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, necessary thorough examinations of MEWPs.
Assess engineers as competent persons to plan, manage or carry out thorough examinations of MEWPs in compliance with regulatory requirements including the WAHR, LOLER and PUWER.
Presentation is provided by an experienced Engineer from an IPAF Approved Training Centre.
Introductions and definitions
Requirements and formulations of thorough examinations
Test paper 1 and discussion
Performance of thorough examinations
Thorough examinations records
Test paper 2 and discussion
Questions and answer session
- Individual interviews / assessments
Test papers with explanation of pass requirements. Practical exercise, interview & assessment.
On completion of the course, applicants are provided with documentation to prove that they are certified, as well as an IPAF CAP Card to carry with them on site. It remains valid for five years.
Due to regular IPAF training programme updates, course criteria and content may be subject to change. All IPAF training centres will advise and provide the relevant information and specific joining instructions prior to applicants undertaking a course. To find an IPAF Approved Training Centre that currently offers this course you can search by region in our IPAF Training Directory.
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