Aerial Work Platform (AWP) Certification

Earn your Aerial Work Platform (AWP) Certification certificate upon successful completion of this course

AERIAL WORK PLATFORM (AWP) CERTIFICATION ONLINE COURSE OVERVIEW

This comprehensive Aerial Work Platform (AWP) Certification course covers all scissor, push-around, straight-stick boom, and articulating boom lifts. This course exceeds all CSA/OHS requirements for classroom operator safety training certification in all Canadian provinces and territories.
Summa Safety & Environment College courses are the highest quality online courses available today, combining high definition video with cutting edge machine animation and video demonstrations. Our course format increases learning retention while remaining entertaining and informative for students. A few questions after every chapter prepare the student for the final exam. Throughout the course students are provided with access to: elevated work platform (EWP) specific OHS requirements for every province and territory in Canada; a practical evaluation checklist; and easy-to-use instructions for evaluating operator competence on the machine.
Practical evaluation is required to complete the certification process and can be performed by a supervisor or other authorized personnel.
Aerial Work Platform (AWP) Certification Course Standards
This course was designed to meet and exceed requirements for theory and written exam training as outlined in:
CSA standards B354.1, B354.2 and B354.4
ANSI standards A92.3, A92.5 and A92.6

AERIAL WORK PLATFORM (AWP) CERTIFICATION ONLINE COURSE TOPICS

  • Federal and provincial EWP-related legislation requirements for the machine, employees, supervisors, and employers
  • Machine hazards
  • Common EWP incidents and accidents
  • Different types of EWPs
  • The importance of the operator’s manual
  • Safety decals
  • Machine components, controls, and safe guards
  • Axles
  • Capacities and stability principles
  • Envelope management systems
  • Best machine choice
  • Pre-operational inspections
  • Function tests
  • Maintenance
  • Hydraulic system dangers
  • Battery charging/maintenance
  • Refuelling
  • Weather safety
  • Hazard assessment/mitigation
  • Rescue planning
  • Proper communication
  • PPE
  • Operating rules
  • Parking and shutting down
  • Recordkeeping

Universally Compatible

This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.

Duration

Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 240 minutes.

Testing

Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.

Certificate

Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.

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