Aerial Work Platform

YIT’s full certificate Aerial Work Platform training program is suitable for experienced or inexperienced operators. This program is customized to address the specific needs of each application.

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Operator Train-the-Trainer

Aerial Work Platform (Operator Training)

Course Description: 8-hour Theory Class Followed by Practical Training

  • Introduction
  • Relevant Provincial & Federal Legislation
  • Basic Principles of Lift Truck Stability
  • Pre-Operational Inspection
  • Review Safe Operating Procedures
  • Pedestrian Safety
  • Fuel Source (Propane and Battery)
  • Writter Test

Practical Evalutation

  • Pre-Operational Check
  • Start-up & Shutdown
  • General opercational skills evaluation based on truning (pivot point), driving forward/reverse, driving with obstructed view and pedestrian awarness.
  • Load Handling, Securing Loads and Proper Placement.
  • Fuel Source (Battery/Propane)

Length of practical training can vary defending on the experience level of the individual and the number of lift truck certifications required.
*A wallet card and wall certificate will be issued upon successful completion of this program
**This program may be conducted at a Alta Material Handling location near you or at your facility. Please refer to our schedule for the next available courses offered at our locations.

Aerial Work Platform (Train-the-Trainer)

Course Overview

This three-day comprehensive course will cover all legislative and compliance requirements to certify participants to certify and authorize on site employees on (name of the equipment they will get trained on).

Course Length: 3 days (Four Person Maximum)

Day One – (Operators Program)

  • Introduction and importance of training
  • Legislation, Standards/Guidelines:
    • New C.S.A. Standard B335-04
    • Ministry of Labor Guidelines
    • OHSA and Regulation 851
  • Due Diligence Bill C-45 update
  • Site specific equipment review, machine dynamics
  • Engineering Principles of Design (Stability)
  • Pre-Operating Inspections
  • Safe Operating Procedures/Pre-Employment screening practices
  • Pedestrian/Worker Safety
  • Maintenance
  • Hazard Identification, positioning, and control techniques
  • Operators Theory Test
  • Observe Practical testing with Instructor

Day Two

  • Initial Presentation for Students
  • Adult Teaching Techniques
  • Andragogy versus Pedagogy
  • Training Aids (How/When to use)
  • Effective Communication Techniques
  • Use of Operator Manuals/Tests, site specific course development
  • The Art of Asking Questions

Day Three

  • Final Theory Presentations
  • Lesson Plans
  • Program Review (Q&A)
  • Written Exam
  • Setting Up an Effective and Compliant Course Program
  • Practical Evaluation Process
  • Practical Presentations
  • Summary

**Courses scheduled monthly at our training centers**
**Can also be conducted at your location around your schedule**
**Call for available dates**

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