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Operator's license for aerial work platforms


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The key to safe and efficient use of working platforms is thorough operator training in accordance with DGUV Grundsatz 308-008 (formerly BGG 966).  More and more companies are opting for professional, practice-oriented training. mateco conducts training in accordance with the internationally recognized IPAF standard.  This concept was developed by working platform users and safety experts and has been continuously expanded. IPAF training is certified by TÜV in accordance with ISO 18878 and is in line with DGUV principle 308-008. IPAF training can be conducted for various equipment categories.  The overview of the IPAF categories shows you what these are and which types of working platforms the categories contain in each case.

But at mateco you will not only find training courses for operators of working platforms, but also for instructors and managers. You can find our complete range of IPAF training courses here:

An IPAF course for MEWP operators lasts one day and costs per participant:

  • for one category: 315,- EUR net
  • for two categories: 345 EUR net
  • for three categories: 395 EUR net

plus 45,- EUR IPAF license fee

Do you have any questions? Our IPAF team will be happy to help you by phone on 0800 3 227 000 272 (free of charge) or 02802 949 272.

Note on group training courses:
Group training dates can be discussed individually with the mateco Academy team. Please contact us at or +49 2802 949272. 

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