Aerial Work Platform Course Outline

Aerial Work Platform Training CourseIntended For: Those who are required to operate various types of aerial work platforms (AWP).

Class Size: Maximum 8 students per class
Course Length: 4 hr or 8 hr sessions (duration is determined by class size and participant experience.)

Course Content: The following topics will be included in the training session;

Each participant shall be instructed on the safe operational procedures for aerial work platforms in accordance with the manufacturer’s operating guidelines, CSA standards, WorkSafe BC and federal guidelines.

  • Industry specific policies & standards
  • Government regulations
  • Manufacturers requirements
  • Types of aerial lifts
  • Parts and functions
  • Safety systems / stability / capacity
  • Inspection requirements
  • Fall protection requirements
  • Proper shutdown and storage procedures

Upon conclusion of the course, participants will have:

Developed a clear understanding of the above topics, participated in group discussions and exercises and observed and practiced in a demonstration on the use and care of various types of Aerial Work Platforms .


An ROT certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the course.
(wall certificate or wallet card)

Applicable Regulation:

WorkSafe BC’s Occupational Health & Safety Regulation, Part 13: Ladders, Scaffolds and Temporary Work Platforms, Division 5: Movable Work Platforms

CCOSH – Part 2

CSA Standards
B354.4 – Self Propelled Elevated Work Platforms



WorkSafe BC recognizes supervisors are responsible to ensure all workers are;

• Adequately trained for all tasks assigned to them
• Provide direct supervision to ensure their work is being done safely
• Ensure only authorized, adequately trained workers operate equipment
• Maintain health & safety standards/correct unsafe acts and conditions

WorkSafe BC requires all persons responsible for operating AWP’s to be adequately trained and provide proof of training issued by a qualified instructor.

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Aerial Work Platform (18 downloads)

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