ONLINE Aerial Platform - Boom and Scissor

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Course Duration

Approximately 105 minutes

Course Cost

Canadian Pricing
US Pricing

Course Topics

  • Responsibilities as an aerial platform operator
  • Manuals and signal words
  • Required PPE
  • Types of aerial platforms and their components
  • Factors that impact machine stability
  • Aerial platform attachments and modifications
  • Walk around inspections and function tests
  • Operational hazards
  • Safe start-up, operation, shutdown, and fueling procedures
  • Scissor lift components

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Training Overview

This online Aerial Platform – Boom & Scissor course seeks to decrease the hazards associated with straight telescoping boom, articulating boom, and mobile elevated work platforms (MEWPs) type scissor lift by teaching you the basics of secure working processes.

Aerial Platform
Boom and Scissor Testing:

Testing conducted throughout this online Aerial Platform course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course two times if the pass mark is not achieved on the first attempt. Print materials for this course can be accessed online.

Online Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print. Please note that, in some jurisdictions, additional practical evaluation on equipment may be required to ensure regulatory compliance.


This content developer is recognized by the International Competency Assessment Board (I-CAB) for their subject matter expertise in this subject matter and listed as a competency development resource for I-CAB assessment participants.

Leavitt Machinery offers over 50 knowledge based online safety training courses for both Canadian and US based customers. It is important to note, for some jurisdictions, select topics may require additional practical evaluation for full certification.