Boom Lift Certification

Boom-lifts or "aerial lifts" are designed as a rough terrain, man-lift solution to get you places a scissor lift simply can't go. Our on site boom lift training course familiarizes participants with the proper procedures and regulations with operating equipment at heights and the associated dangers. As well as an in depth look at the core fundamentals with operating boom-lifts, an introduction to basic fall protection systems is included. Finally each participant will have to complete an operational test to acquire their boom lift certification.

Course Outline

This course covers all apsects of the safe operation of boom - lifts. Upon completion, each participant will have a deep understanding of their aerial work platform and its unique operating characteristics.

Topics Covered

  • OHS Regulations
  • Boom Lift Fundamentals
  • Stability / Principles of Balance
  • Proper Maneuvering / Elevating
  • Pre-operational Inspection
  • Basic Fall Arrest
  • Proper Fueling Procedures


  • 8:00am Class Starts
    (Unless otherwise requested)
  • 8:00 - 11:30 Boom Lift Theory
  • 11:30 - 12:00 Theory Test
  • 12:00 Lunch break.
  • 1:00 - 2:30 Practical Examination
    Experienced Operators
  • 2:30 - Practical Examination
    Novice Operators

All AFSC programs, including content and structure, meet or exceed all existing regulations and standards, including OSHA 29 (CFR 1910.178), Canada Labour Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. L-2, plus Part II), Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code 2009, Canadian Safety and Health Regulations (SOR/86-304), WCB Alberta, CSA (B335-04) ANSI/ITSDF B56.1-2012