AEWP/Boom Lift


AEWP/Boom Lift Training

General information on course

This workshop is designed for participants who have little or no working knowledge of operating an Aerial BoomLift Work Platform. It is also designed to be a refresher course for experienced operators. You will learn proper fall protection practices specific to boom lifts and safe operation with the goal to protect your own safety and those around your work area. Participants must successfully complete and pass both the theoretical and practical components of this course to receive their certification and record of training (ROT).


Can be a full day depending on the size of the group and participant interaction.

Who Should Attend:

Anyone who supervises or operates a Boomlift Elevated Work Platform on a construction site or in an industrial establishment.

**Note** Participants interested in attending this safety training program are required to show proof of valid Fall Protection Training to complete the practical component of this course.

Course components

Theoretical Component:

After successfully completing this portion of the course, participants will understand the:

  • The legislative requirements (Government Regulations, CSA Standards and Manufacturers’ Guidelines and Principles);
  • The duties and responsibilities of workplace stakeholders;
  • Pre-shift inspections;
  • Safe operating procedures, including the travel, raising, lowering and rotating (if applicable) of elevating devices;
  • Propane and battery handling techniques.

Practical Component:

To successfully pass this course, participants must demonstrate the following:

  • The capability to conduct a pre-shift inspection;
  • The ability to travel with, raise, lower and applicable functions of machine and rotate an elevating device;
  • A knowledge of general operating procedures.

By means of group discussion, case studies and one-on-one instruction, participants will gain the ability to apply what they learn in this course.

To find out more about Advanced Consulting and Training Ltd. and what they can do for you and your organization, please contact us today.


A boom lift is a type of aerial lift which allows for both vertical and horizontal reach. Boom lifts are especially useful for outdoor jobs at height, industrial tasks, construction projects, & more. Compared to scissor lifts, boom lifts have a higher reach and are more maneuverable however they also generally have a smaller work platform. The main advantage of boom lifts is that they give us access to difficult to reach places while also providing a stable and safe platform to work from.
The legal standard for AEWP Boon Lift Operation retraining is every 3 years. Regular retraining and refresher courses are an effective way to ensure AEWP Boom Lift Operators remain compliant to the rules and regulations and continue to practice safety best practices. If you or your employees would benefit from a refresher or retraining course, contact ACT today!
The two most commonly used boom lifts are the telescopic boom lifts (also called straight boom lift or stick boom lift) and the articulating boom lift. Telescopic boom lifts consist of a single hinged arm which can extend. Telescopic boom lifts are best for use in open spaces or within standard, rectangular structures. Articulating boom lifts have a variety of arms which are more maneuverable. Articulating boom lifts can move the platform into smaller spaces and around obstacles. Articulating boom lifts are best used in busy spaces and more complex structures where a telescopic boom lift would not be able to properly and safely steer into position. Advanced Consulting & Training offers training for both of these types of boom lifts to ensure you and your employees are able to work as safely as possible. Contact us today!


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