This online aerial platform training course is offered to educate operators in safe operating practices for boom lifts and scissor lifts. While operating an aerial work platform (AWP), also known as a mobile elevated work platform (MEWP), it is crucial that the operator remain aware of their environment and the position of their equipment.
Course Duration: Approximately 1.75 hours (105 Minutes).
This aerial work platform training course has been designed to cover the following aspects of aerial platform operation:
• The responsibilities of an aerial platform operator.
• Manuals and signal words.
• Required PPE (fall protection, etc.).
• Types of aerial platforms (straight and articulating boom lifts, scissor lifts).
• Factors that impact machine stability and balance.
• Aerial platform attachments and modifications.
• Walk around inspections and function tests.
• Operational hazards and safety risks.
• Safe start-up, operation, shut-down, and fueling procedures.
• Aerial platform components and their functions.
Testing conducted throughout this course is designed to reinforce the material presented. A mark of at least 80% or higher must be obtained in order to receive a certificate of completion. If the participant fails the first attempt, they will be granted 2 additional attempts (3 total attempts). Print and study materials for this course can be accessed online.
Upon the successful completion of this scissor lift and boom lift training course, the participant will be awarded with a certificate of completion. Please Note: a further practical assessment may be required to obtain a full operator license. These requirements are based on jurisdiction and safety regulations. It is the responsibility of the participant to ensure that they are compliant with all laws and regulations for their jurisdiction.
This course has been written in compliance with the theory standards outlined in:
At Lonestar Forklift, our online training courses offer various benefits for all applications and needs. These benefits include:
Flexibility – Our online courses offer incredible flexibility, allowing you to fit them into your schedule in a time and place that works best for you. Whether you’re wanting to take a course in the office during the workday, or at home during your spare time, our courses are flexible when your schedule isn’t.
Accessibility – Most courses in our online catalog are designed to be fully accessible via phone, tablet, or computer. This means that you can take your course on a device that you’re comfortable with, whether it’s your tablet at home, or your computer at work. We also offer courses in multiple languages, allowing you to learn in the language that you’re most proficient in.