Bucket Truck Operator Training

Course Overview:

This training program is designed to provide bucket truck 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.

The course curriculum covers:

Section 1 Bucket Truck Introduction
Section 2 Why Do We Train Bucket Truck Operators
Section 3 Bucket Truck Stability and Setup
Section 4 Pre-Operational Inspection
Section 5 Safety Before Operation
Section 6 Safe Operating Practice

Also includes:

  • Safety regulations & standards
  • Hazard identification
  • Preventative maintenance & procedures
  • Machine orientation & safe operation
  • Proper startup & shut down protocol
  • Machine positioning & control

Provided by:
Leavitt Machinery

Course length:
8 hours

Class minimum/maximum:
Minimum: 4

Max: Experienced 10/Novice 5 

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