Aerial work platform

Designed for new and experienced employees working on platforms and lifts. Graduates receive a three-year certificate.
Delivery Method
Half Day theory
On-site Practical Evaluation(s)

Course Details

The program includes six-to-eight hours of theory and practical training plus evaluation. 

  • >Legislation and guidelines
  • >Capacity plates
  • >Causes of accidents
  • >Control systems
  • >Equipment-specific training
  • >Operator responsibility
  • >Pedestrian awareness
  • >Power line clearances
  • >Practical training
  • >Pre-operation inspection
  • >Safe operating procedures
  • >Safety awareness
  • >Stabilizer systems
  • >Work site inspection

Up-to-date certification is required by law for all operators.

This Aerial Work Platform Course meets and exceeds the CSA Standards B354

Obtaining a scissor lift license, aerial lift training, and EWP training is essential for scissor lift certification in Ontario and becoming a certified elevating work platforms operator, which also includes boom lift certification for those aspiring to be a skilled boom lift operator.

What you will learn
  • Theory
  • Applicable legislation and guidelines
  • Causes of accidents
  • Safety awareness
  • Operator responsibility
  • Pedestrian awareness
  • Types of trucks
  • Stability principles
  • Capacity principles
  • Load centers
  • Attachments
  • Power sources (battery and propane)
  • Preoperational inspection
  • Safe operating procedures
  • Dock safety
  • Practical training is provided for all new operators prior to practical evaluations.
  • Note: fall protection is required for operators who do not have an up-to-date Fall Protection Certificate.

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Train The Trainer
Leadership programs designed to give employees the knowledge and experience needed to be effective in-house instructors.


If you have employees in need of Aerial Work Platform certification, get in touch with us today to discuss

end-to-end course options, management and pricing.