Worker using a truck mounted MEWP

Truck-Mounted MEWP Training

Truck-mounted MEWPs (Mobile Elevated Work Platforms) are widely utilized by city maintenance crews and utility companies. Also known as bucket trucks, boom trucks, or cherry pickers, these units get workers and their tools where they need to be. If used correctly, a truck-mounted MEWP provides safe and fast access to difficult areas. On the other hand, if the operator is not trained in proper boom truck operation, they could pose several risks to themselves and others.

That’s why Leavitt Machinery offers a comprehensive online boom truck training course. The contents of this course instruct participants in safe set-up and operation of truck-mounted MEWPs. Specifically, the content of this truck-mounted MEWP training covers boom truck components, pre-shift inspections, stability, safe operation, and common hazards. By the end of this online boom truck training, operators will have the knowledge they need to stay safe.

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Online Boom Truck Training Topics

  • Types of boom trucks.
  • Inspections and records.
  • Boom truck components.
  • Stability and load charts.
  • Critical lifts.
  • Common hazards.
  • Rigging considerations.
  • Safe operation guidelines.
  • Hand signals.

Truck-Mounted MEWP Training

This online truck-mounted MEWP training requires approximately 75 minutes to complete. As an online course, it can be started, paused, and resumed as needed.

Assessment and Completion

Assessment occurs throughout this online boom truck training to test the user’s understanding of the content. Participants are given up to three attempts to achieve a score of at least 80%. Upon successfully passing the course, a certificate of completion will be awarded. Please note that some jurisdictions may require an additional practical component for full certification.

Universally Compatible

Leavitt Machinery is proud to provide hundreds of online, in-class, and blended training programs. From forklift operator training to online first aid training, we offer solutions for all applications. Browse our online course catalog, view our course catalog, or reach out to our team to learn more. We’ll work with you to provide a tailored solution for your unique needs, schedule, and budget.

Select courses are also available with multiple language options. Take a look at the full list of courses we have available for Canada (English, Spanish, French) and the USA ( English, Spanish, French)!