Aerial Platforms and Lifting Platforms

Training in the Use of Aerial Platforms and Lifting Platforms

Length : 8 hours


Learn how to inspect and how to safely use and operate lifting platforms and identify the risks associated with operating and moving these platforms.

Know that the use of lifting platforms is governed by laws and regulations.


The skills to be acquired are theoretical and will be validated by a test:

  1. Inspect the equipment;
  2. Know the equipment’s capacity and limitations;
  3. Operate the equipment safely;
  4. Plan equipment movements and maneuvers.



Certificate of participation


Please enter your name on the call-back list at the bottom of the page to be notified of the next dates that come open for registrations.

When a date opens up, the Professional Training Team will contact you to inform you of the registration procedures. 

The number of spaces is limited.

A refresher training course is available online. To access it, you must have a recent competency card.

To take this course, please send an e-mail to

Course contents

1. Operator qualification
- Standards, laws, regulations, inspection records, training requirements

2. Scissor lifts 
- The right choice for the right application
- Types of scissor lifts 
- Safety features and fault detection
- Capacity and the factors that influence it

3. The work environment
- Hazards, inspection of the work environment
- Causes of scissor lift instability

4. Operation
- Demonstration of daily inspection of scissor lifts
- Practical exercises, moving and using scissor lifts
- Safety evaluation of participant’s operation under the supervision of a qualified person


December 1 or 8


January 12, 26
February 9, 23
March 7, 15
April 5, 18
Mai 2, 16
June 6, 18
July 4, 16
August 8, 22
September 5, 19
October 3, 22
November 5, 21
December 3, 17

8 A.M. TO 5 P.M.

400, ave. Marien, Montréal-Est, QC H1B 4V6

free of charge, members only

Two times per month


Questions ?

Please contact our Professional Training Team 514 844-2113
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