Our Partners

TVH

TVH are a global one-stop shop for parts and accessories for material handling, industrial and agricultural equipment.

F-tec and TVH combined course

In 2008 TVH established its own training centre: TVH Academy​.

Since 2015 TVH Academy has been a VCA-approved examination centre. This means that our driver training courses meet the specific standards of the ‘Register Risicovolle Taken’ (Register of High-Risk Tasks).

TVH Academy offers a wide variety of trainings: both driver trainings and technical trainings and this for both internal employees and customers.

F-Tec are delighted to run a number of training courses in conjunction with TVH at our Swindon Training Centre.

IPAF

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) promotes the safe and effective use of powered access equipment worldwide in the widest sense – through providing technical advice and information; through influencing and interpreting legislation and standards; and through safety initiatives and training programmes.

IPAF is a not-for-profit organisation owned by its members, which include manufacturers, rental companies, distributors, contractors and users. IPAF members operate a majority of the MEWP  rental fleet worldwide and manufacture about 85% of platforms on the market.

The IPAF training programme for platform operators was developed by leading industry professionals. It is certified by TÜV as conforming to the international standard ISO 18878 Mobile elevating work platforms – Operator (driver) training. More than 150,000 operators are trained each year through a worldwide network of training centres. Successful trainees receive a PAL Card (Powered Access Licence), a safety guide, a log book and a certificate.