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Aerial Work Platform (Scissor Lift) Training


Training Cost: $250.00 / student 

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We Can Accommodate ESL Students

Training Duration: 6 hours

Delivery Method: In Person at the customer's location.

Equipment: Customer supplied equipment.
Prerequisite: Fall Protection Training 
Supplies Required: CSA approved work boots and hard hat, safety glasses, gloves.


This training is for workers who operate a Self-Propelled Elevating Work Platform (Scissor Lift) in the workplace. 
Please call to confirm or request the model that will be available for your training.

Theory Lesson Includes

  • Applicable Federal and Provincial OH&S regulations and applicable CSA standards.
  • Manufacturer specifications for the model being trained on.
  • Hazard and risk assessment for workplace safety.
  • Safe operating procedures.
  • Hand signals and working with a spotter.
  • Safe approach limits to energized equipment and power lines.
  • Stability.
  • Roles of a spotter/signal person.
  • Preventive maintenance.
  • Equipment transport.
  • Rescue scenarios.

Practical Lessons Include

  • Inspection of scissor lift and surrounding work area.
  • Operating the scissor lift and communicating with a spotter.
  • Emergency lowering procedures.
  • Rescue drill.


Applicable OH&S Regulations and Standards

Canada Labour Code Part II

  • Part 12.10 Fall Protection Systems
  • Part 9 Elevating Devices
Alberta OH&S
  • Part 3 Specification and Certifications
  • Part 9 Fall Protection
  • Part 23 Elevating Platforms and Aerial Devices
  • Schedule 4 Safe Limit of Approach Distances
British Columbia OH&S
  • Part 11 Fall Protection
  • Part 13 Division 5 Movable Work Platforms
  • Table 19A-1A Minimum Approach Distances When Working Close to Exposed Electrical Equipment and Conductors
Canadian Standards Association
  • B354.2-01Self-Propelled Elevating Work Platforms (2013)



Attendance & Registration

Students must be pre-registered before the training date.

Students must arrive and register 15 minutes before the training course starts; late students will not be accepted to participate in the training course.

Student Attire

Students should dress comfortably for "hands-on" practical training.
Students must wear the site-specific PPE when the training course is being hosted at a worksite/jobsite/construction site.

Inappropriate Attire

The following are not appropriate for the training class: high-heel shoes, open toe shoes, sandals, dresses, skirts, muscle shirts.

Training Certificates

Students must complete the entire training course and pass the written exam with at least 80% grade to receive a training certificate. Training certificates will be emailed to the student and the employer.