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CAP | IPAF Competent Assessed Person

The CAP programme complements IPAF’s operator training by extending the promotion of  a safety culture to machine maintenance and operation.  Allowing operators to extend their working knowledge and advance their skills.

IPAF Certified Training

Successful CAP assessment provides suitable candidates with the valuable documentary evidence that they are certified as competent persons to plan, manage or carry out thorough examinations of platforms in the context of current legislation including the Work at Height Regulations, LOLER and PUWER 98.

Hire Safe Solutions can train at one of our facilities located throughout the UK. In addition training can be completed at your site or premises provided the basic facilities are suitable.  Designed to give candidates advanced knowledge of good safe working practices along with hands-on practical skills to enable them to safely use powered access equipment.

Who should attend?

The programme is designed for individuals who have already carried out some IPAF training and are wanting to increase their knowledge, and  are planning  to carry out thorough examinations  LOLER or PUWER, on machinery. Candidates wishing to undertake CAP training are required to have a certain level of experience which is calculated by completion of a point scoring form to ensure the level of experience is achieved before they are able to carry out the training.

IPAF Certified Training

Number of candidates:

The course is designed for a maximum of 4 No candidates per instructor.


The course duration is 1 day.


On successful completion, the candidates will receive a Competent Assessed Persons (CAP) Card, the card will have their name and photograph.  The card will also identify the IPAF categories that were completed successfully. The CAP Card Expires after five years.

For more information please call us on 0800 865 4455 or email

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