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Aerial Work Platform Train the Trainer

Course Location: SSM
Course Duration: 14 – 16 hours
Course Fee: $1,499 per person; $500 for each additional student (per company)
Class Size: Up to 12

Course Description

This course will delve into teaching Aerial Work Platform (AWP) trainers the skills required to become competent instructors for adult learners.

This program will begin with the same program an AWP participant would learn to ensure potential trainers have a solid working knowledge of the aerial work platform; this includes a written and practical skill assessment to validate training competencies.

Participants are then expected to spend up to 30 minutes teaching the AWP course to the other participants to ensure they become comfortable instructing this course at their workplace. 

The training provides students with the most current legislative information including the CAN/CSA-B354.4-02 (R2013). Participants will receive a certificate upon successful completion of this course.

This training is generic and covers all scissor lifts, zoom booms, and articulating platform lifts.

Learning Outcomes

DAY 1

  • AWP 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 AWP through a course set up by the instructor to test driving abilities.

DAY 2

  • Instructional techniques
  • Participant to instruct a portion of the AWP course (determined by SSM instructor)
  • Participant to instruct and evaluate practical use of the AWP

Legislation
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.

(h) Ensure that all of the employer’s workers are supervised by a person who

(i) is competent, because of knowledge, training or experience, to ensure that work is performed in a safe manner.