Trailer / Push Around Vehicle (PAV)

The aim of the course:

Give an understanding of current relevant legislation and best practice on a range of MEWPs and be able to carry out a pre-use inspection and most importantly use them safely, in line with current approved methods and manufacturer’s instructions.

The objectives of the course are to enable delegates to:

  • Be fully aware of the relevant Health and Safety regulations and accident prevention and control
  • Be fully aware of the needs regarding personal protection equipment, correct emergency procedures, capacity and limitations
  • Be able to manoeuvre and position the machine as required, and operate the machine proficiently and safely
  • Be able to correctly position and carry out the required tasks in a correct and proper manner
  • Legislation, regulations and guidance
  • Pre-use inspection/hand-over
  • Safe operating methods & hazards
  • Practical training

Course summary:

  • Safe operation and limitations of use
  • Pre-use checks, inspection and function tests
  • Emergency lowering
  • Planning the route before operating the PAV
  • Introduction to the PAV
  • Major components identification and its function
  • Correct starting and shut down procedures
  • Travelling the route and manoeuvring the PAV
  • Setting up the PAV for work
  • Basic operational practice
  • Achievement testing
  • Course evaluation and close

Course Duration – Depending on Accreditation

Certification – IPAF, NPORS, STS Group In-house Certification

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