Scissor Lift Training Classes


This scissor lift training program is designed to provide elevated work platform operators with a solid foundation in:

  • Health & Safety Standards
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Proper Procedures for Safe Operation of Boom lifts

Our certified manlift training classes consist of classroom theory, a written test and practical hands on aerial work platform experience. Course content is delivered through multimedia presentations, and reinforced through workbooks and supplementary handouts.

Scissor Lift Training Topics:

  •  Safety Regulations & Standards
  • Aerial Platform Fundamentals
  • Hazard Identification
  • Manual & Powered Vertical Aerial Platforms
  • Machine Stability & Characteristics
  • Preventative Maintenance & Procedures
  • Job Safety Analysis
  • Machine Orientation & Safe Operation
  • Proper Start Up & Shut Down Protocol
  • Steering Controls
  • Operating Envelope & Range of Motion
  • Emergency Controls
  • Safe Dismounting

Training Duration:

1 day (8am to 4pm)
Note: Novice Operator courses can be delivered in extended 1 day or 2 day course format

Course Materials Provided:

  • Workbook
  • Supplementary Handouts
  • Wallet Card Certification Upon Successful Completion of This Course

Scissor Lift Training Re-Certification:

If you have previously taken our Leavitt Machinery scissor lift training course or training through another qualified provider and need to re-certify, please contact our Operator Training department for course availability and pricing.

Operator Training In-House Instructor Program:

Are you interested in becoming an in-house instructor for your company? Check out In-House Instructor Training for more information.