The NEW IPAF Harness Inspectors’ Combined Course (Harness Awareness, Harness User & Harness Inspector) has been designed for anyone who operates a Mobile Elevated Work Platform, such as static booms, scissor lifts and mobile boom lifts and require to be trainer on the safe use and inspection of a full body Harness system.

The 1/2 day course will cover inspection, maintenance, monitoring, fitting and correct use of safety harnesses and lanyards when operating a MEWP.

Designed to instruct up to a maximum ratio of 10 delegates per instructor, the course also covers skills such as the selection and pre-use inspection of the equipment. Our industry leading course will provide delegates with the knowledge to understand the relevant Health & Safety Regulations, Guidance and Standards surrounding IPAF Harness Use and Inspection, in particular.

IPAF Harness Inspectors’ Combined (HA+HU+HI) Course Overview

Successful delegates will gain an understanding of the correct selection and pre-use inspection of safety harnesses and lanyards used for restraint on MEWPs (Mobile Elevated Work Platforms).

The Training Agenda is formed by:

1. IPAF Harness Awareness e-Learning Online Module, which incorporates:

  • Introduction
  • Hierarchy of Person Fall Protective Equipment (PFPE)
  • Know your Equipment: Harness Systems
  • Anchor Points
  • Boom Platform Hazards: Stay Safe
  • Vertical Platform Hazards: Stay Safe
  • Pre-use Checks
  • Donning and Doffing
  • Cleaning and Storage
  • Summary
  • Final Online Theory Test (Pass Mark 24/30 – 80% Required)

2. IPAF MEWP Harness User Course, which incorporates:

  • Practical Training on application of the knowledge gained in the Awareness Theory Training
  • Practical Demonstration in the correct pre-use check of a harness and lanyard for use in a MEWP
  • Practical Testing on demonstrating the correct procedure of the: pre-use check of a harness and lanyard for use in a MEWP, fitting and adjustment of a harness and lanyard for use in a MEWP and attaching to the correct anchor point in a MEWP and adjustment of the lanyard to provide effective restraint.

3. IPAF MEWP Harness Inspector Training Course, which incorporates

  • Introduction
  • Statutory Inspections
  • Types of Detailed Inspections
  • Longevity and Obsolescence
  • Common Types of Damage and Criteria for Failure
  • Inspection Report
  • Individual Practical Assessment: Inspection of minimum of 2 harness systems, 2 lanyards, and 2 connectors, alongside with completion of relevant documentation. This will be observed and assessed by your IPAF Instructor with the results recorded.
Contact us today should you wish to arrange an on-site IPAF training.
Please note: You must have a good understanding of spoken and written English to be able to attend this course.


From 01 June 2021, all IPAF PAL cards and certificates applied for will be issued in digital format via the ePAL App.

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

CDC 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 a mandatory item when making a booking, included for FREE in your course fee
  • IPAF Physical PAL Card Licence Application (Printed Certificate and IPAF PAL Card) – charged at £35.00 + VAT if required


This attracts a CITB Short Course Duration Grant at Tier 2, with a value of £70.00 per achievement for CITB Levy registered Employers.

IPAF Harness Inspectors’ Combined (HA+HU+HI) Course Additional Information

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£195.00 + VAT 1 day

  • Duration1/2 Day
  • Places10
  • LocationHemel Hempstead HP3 9HD
  • Validity5 Years
  • LevelAdvanced Operators
  • CITB Grants£140.00

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