Aerial Work Platform Operator Training.

Course Overview

This training program is designed to provide elevated work platform operators with a solid foundation in health and safety standards, preventative maintenance and proper procedures for safe operation. The course consists of classroom theory with a written component and practical, hands-on experience. Course content is delivered through a PowerPoint presentation and interactive discussion and reinforced through workbooks and supplementary handouts. Practical training is conducted on boom type equipment unless otherwise requested.

The Course Curriculum Covers:

  • Safety regulations & standards
  • Aerial platform fundamentals
  • Hazard identification
  • Manual & powered vertical aerial platforms
  • Machine stability & characteristics
  • Preventative maintenance & procedures (pre-operational inspections)
  • Job safety analysis
  • Machine orientation & safe operation
    • Proper start up & shut down protocol
    • Steering & controls
    • Operating envelope & range of motion
    • Emergency controls
    • Safe dismounting

Provided by:
Leavitt Machinery

Course length:
8 hours

Class minimum/maximum:

Supervisors Safety Certificate Program:
elective course


$1,950 per class in Lower Mainland;
$2,300 outside Lower Mainland

Post Session:
Wallet Card

Course Timeline:
re-certification is 3 years

  • PPE Required
  • Organization required to provide equipment and are responsible for any related costs