Aerial Work Platform Training

  • Live Remote Training available: 6 hour course, $209 pp / $1599 group rate

    Course Location: SSM and on-site (SSM provides scissor lift for practical portion only)
    Class Size: 8-12
    Course Duration: 1 day – Classroom and Practical
    (6-8 hours, depending on class size)
    $239 per person / $1,799 group rate

    Training outside of Winnipeg may be subject to higher pricing.

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     Aerial Work Platform Training
    Course Description

    Aerial Work Platforms training course

    The Aerial Work Platform Training course includes a written and practical skill assessment to validate training competencies. Our training provides students with the most current legislative information on aerial work platforms including the CAN/CSA-B354.4-02 (R2013). Participants will receive a certificate upon successful completion of this course.

    NOTE: Training is generic and covers aerial work platforms including scissor lifts, zoom booms and articulating platform lifts. (Practical at SSM covers scissor lift only)

     Learning Outcomes

      • Aerial Work Platform Design Types

      • Operator Qualifications and Responsibilities

      • Safe Operating Procedures

      • Aerial Work Platform Components

      • Battery Charging and Refueling

      • Pre-operational Inspections

    • Fall Protection Basics

    Practical Evaluation
    Participants will each drive the aerial work platform through a course set up by the instructor to test driving abilities.


    Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health Act

    Further duties of employer

    4(2) without limiting the generality of an employer’s duty under subsection (1), every employer shall

    (b) provide to all his workers such information, instruction, training, supervision and facilities to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the safety, health and welfare at work of all his workers;

    (c) ensure that all his workers, and particularly his supervisors, foremen, charge hands or similar persons, are acquainted with any safety or health hazards which may be encountered by the workers in the course of their service, and that workers are familiar with the use of all devices or equipment provided for their protection.


     What our students are saying

    Read more feedback in our course testimonial!

    General Feedback

    • “Recommendable, 5 star rating. Thank you”
    • “The course was informative and interactive – thank you.”
    • “More than meets (expectations). Very informative”
    • “Absolutely recommend.”
    • “I feel very confident after this course.”
    • “Everything was great.”
    • “Job well done – excellent.”
    • “I look forward to more training [from SSM].”

    About the Instructor

    • “Great instructor, made me feel comfortable.”
    • “[The instructor] was giving us complete information.”
    • “Professional, understandable.”
    • “Excellent knowledge; able to get class to participate.”
    • “Good instructor, good stories from industries, practical experience.”
    • “Very knowledgeable.”
    • “Asked numerous times if we had questions.”
    • “This was my first time in a lift and the instructor gave plenty of good tips and gave extra effort to make sure I did just fine.”
    • “Very good knowledge base on materials presented.”
    • “I was particularly impressed with the instructor’s hands on (practical) portion at this course. I am a 1st time operator. He made me feel comfortable operating (the) platform before accomplishing the task at hand.”

    About the Content

    • “Gave us answers to questions and used analogies to further explain.”
    • “Learned to make a plan B for emergency response.”
    • “I learned how to operate the lift safely.”
    • “I learned to use equipment only for intended use, do not modify or change anything.”
    • “Very informative, quality safety prevention.”
    • “This was a refresher (for me) but presentation was current.”
    • “Good examples through experience.”