Aerial platform training, also referred to as boom lift and scissor lift training
Aerial Platform Training Course


Aerial Platform Training


Elevated Work Platform

Aerial platform training, also referred to as boom lift and scissor lift training. This onsite safety training course will provide your trainees with a general understanding of the safe and efficient operation of a Power Operated Mobile Elevated Aerial Work Platform. Aerial platform safety training will teach trainees how to identify specific health and safety hazards associated with operating these manlifts / boom lifts. Also known as skyjacks and cherry pickers.

If your company does elevated aerial work such as window washing, tree cutting, painting etc., you will require aerial lift training for your lifting device. In most cases you will also require fall protection training. We can combine fall arrest training with aerial lift certification at the time of booking.

The aerial lift training program is divided into two segments.

Part one consists of an in class theoretical course which includes a competency evaluation (true & false test) and review.
Part twoconsists of an on site evaluation which will verify the individuals ability to operate a specific Manlift, in a safe manner.
Part One: "Concepts of Safe and Efficient Operation"

Scissor Lift / Aerial Lift Certification Course Outline:

Review related sections of the OHS Act, CSA Standards, and Scaffold Industry Association of Canada specifications.

Operating unsafe equipment or perform unsafe acts.
Outline fines & penalties for improper use of the equipment.
Lifting device & mobile equipment definitions.
Complete review of "fall arrest" required, and recommended.
Pre-shift equipment inspection and work area survey requirements.
Review site specific Hazards, and controls for safe operation of a Manlift.
Review safety decals, load capabilities, and specific equipment requirements.
Fifteen key elements for safe operation of a "Power Elevated Mobile Aerial Work Platform."

How long does theoretical part take?
Theoretical aerial lift training takes approximately two hours. All training is delivered on site and scheduled to your convenience (any shifts).

Manlift Part Two: "Practical Evaluation"

What Is The Purpose Of Elevated Work Platform Practical Evaluation?

All operators must successfully complete the theoretical portion of this program prior to being evaluated on site-specific equipment.

Each individual will be tested to ensure they can safely and efficiently operate your site-specific equipment. Evaluations will be completed during regular working shifts, wherever possible. On successful completion of both parts one and two of this safety program, the participant will be certified to operate the equipment.

Platform (Manlift) Operators. Don't forget we other additional safety courses for lifting devices such as overhead crane training, low pallet truck training and lift truck training rounds it out.;

Aerial Platform Evaluation

Pre-shift equipment inspection, and work area survey.

How long does the aerial platform training take?

Practical evaluations take approximately one-half (.5) hour. All Aerial Platform / Man lift training, or train the trainer is delivered on site and scheduled to your convenience (any shifts).Other names for this equipment are bucket truck and cherry picker

Where do you do the safety training for power operated Elevated Work Platforms?

Aerial platform onsite certified training services Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, Toronto, London, Kitchener, St. Catherines, Windsor, Ontario, Buffalo. New York and Detroit Michigan.

Also see:
Fall Arrest 


Health & Safety


Headquarters - Hamilton, Toronto Area (Ontario, Canada)