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Aerial Work Platform (AWP) Operator Certification 4-Hour

Course meets CSA training requirements for scissor lifts, and boom-style elevated work platforms

Most Comprehensive AWP Course in Our Library


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.


Full Video, Narration, and Graphics


This online course combines high definition video with cutting edge machine animation and video demonstrations. The 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.


They Passed the Course, But Can They Operate It?


Practical (hands-on equipment) evaluation is required to complete the certification process and can be performed by a supervisor or other authorized personnel.


Documented for Due Diligence


A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to pass this course. The course is able to be taken three times in efforts to achieve the pass mark. 


Printed Certificate at Completion 


Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing. This certificate is valid for 3 years from the date of completion printed on the certificate unless otherwise specified by an employer, legislation, or other authority.


Train On-the-Go!


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.

Topics Include

  • 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; and
  • Recordkeeping

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Equipment Operators Required Fall Protection Training

Fall Protection for AWP Operators

Follow this link to see more details of our most extensive fall protection course, for Canadian workers.

Video Preview & Course Outline (3-Hr.)

AWP Refresher Training for Experienced Operators 90-Minutes

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Aerial and Scissor Lift Refresher Training

Successful completion of this course will result in familiarization with various types of aerial lifts, increased knowledge of how to set up and safely operate them, and recognition and avoidance of the most common hazards associated with their use.


This course will

  • Look at different types of lifts and their anatomy
  • Show why it's important to conduct a thorough pre-shift inspection each day before putting a lift into service
  • Look at aerial lift stability and the importance of knowing the machine's capacity
  • Emphasize the importance of planning each lift and setting up the machine properly to avoid hazards and obstacles around the work site
  • Identify the six most common hazards associated with aerial lift operation and explains how to recognize, avoid or minimize them

Video Preview & Course Outline (1.5 hrs)

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Narrow Aisle Reach Forklift/Lift Truck Operator Training

Course Overview

This online Stand-Up Forklifts course covers the anatomy, operation, inspection, and hazards of powered industrial trucks, also known as fork trucks, lift forks, or forklifts.


Topics Include:


  • Different types of forklifts and their anatomy
  • Why it's important to conduct a thorough pre-use inspection each day
  • Forklift stability and the importance of knowing the machine's capacity
  • Safe operating and load-handling principles
  • Battery care including proper procedures for charging and changing industrial batteries
  • The six most common hazards associated with forklift operation

Pass...Then Print Your Certificate Immediately

Testing conducted throughout this online Stand-Up Forklifts course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants can repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved.

Training On-the-Go!

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.

Video Preview & Course Outline (90-Mins.)

Counterbalance Forklift / Lift Truck Operator Training

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With thousands of lift truck related injuries and fatalities occurring each year, this online Counterbalanced Forklifts and Lift Truck course aims to reduce the risks related to sit-down, vertical mast forklifts by teaching you how to become a safe lift truck operator.

Topics Include:

  • The need to reduce risk to people, products, and property 
  • Lift truck fundamentals, including components and their functions 
  • The principles of balance, stability, and capacity 
  • The importance of a pre-operational inspection 
  • The procedures for completing both a visual and operational inspection 
  • How to safely enter, exit, and operate lift trucks 
  • How to operate lift trucks around pedestrians 
  • Guidelines for parking a lift truck 
  • Safe methods for picking up, moving, and deploying loads 
  • Procedures for surviving incidents 
  • Safe procedures for fueling gasoline and diesel powered lift trucks 
  • Safe procedures for replacing liquid petroleum tanks 
  • The proper methods for changing, charging, and adding water to industrial batteries 
  • ....plus bonus content! 

Testing for Compliance and Due Diligence

Testing conducted throughout this online Counterbalanced Forklifts course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course two times if the pass mark is not achieved on the first attempt. Supplemental materials for this course can be accessed online.

Print's Operator Certificate Immediately

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print. Please note that, in some jurisdictions, additional practical evaluation on equipment may be required to ensure regulatory compliance.

Train On-the-Go!

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.

Video Preview & Course Outline (2.5 Hrs)

Motorized Electric Pallet Truck / Jack Operation

It's a powered pump cart!

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A motorized pallet jack is a basic piece of equipment used to raise a heavy load a few inches off the ground and move it to another location. 

It's not a toy, people can get hurt!

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This course will demonstrate how to inspect and operate a motorized pallet jack in a safe way, protecting the operator and coworkers from the potential hazards associated with their use.

Video Preview & Course Outline (30-Mins.)

Passing The Test of Knowledge

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Testing conducted in this online Motorized Pallet Jacks: Safe Operation course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Users are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved. 

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Telehandler (Variable Reach Forklift)

Course Overview

When working with a telehandler (also known as a variable reach forklift, telescopic forklift, telescopic handler, or zoom boom), the biggest hazard is unsafe operation. Fortunately, this means that the majority of telehandler incidents and fatalities can be avoided through proper training.


This online Telehandler (Variable Reach Forklift) course is designed to help you develop the competency needed to operate your telehandler safely, while maintaining full control of the equipment and complying with the laws governing its operation. After completing this telehandler training, you will have learned your legislated responsibilities as a telehandler operator, how to identify telehandler components and their functions, how to travel and handle loads safely, and more.


This online Telehandler (Variable Reach Forklift) course covers the following topics:


  • Telehandler components
  • Safety symbols, operator’s manual, and load charts
  • Site inspections
  • Safe operation around power lines
  • Walk-around inspections and function checks
  • Legislated requirements for safe operation
  • Safe travelling techniques
  • The principles of balance and stability
  • Centre of gravity
  • Lift techniques
  • Refuelling, parking, and shutting down a telehandler

Train, Print, and GO!

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing. This certificate is valid for 3 years from the date of completion printed on the certificate unless otherwise specified by an employer, legislation, or other authority. For full certification, a practical skills assessment is required.


Universally Compatible with Tablets & Cellphones


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 smartphones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.

Video Preview & Course Outline (45-mins.)

Certified Skid Steer Loader Operator

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Vehicle Mounted Aerial Lift (Bucket Trucks)

Vehicle mounted aerial lifts are mounted on trucks or vans and are often referred to as bucket trucks, cherry pickers, or, in some areas, boom trucks. They are most commonly used along public roads and highways by public works and road maintenance crews or utility companies. Vehicle mounted aerial lifts have made it safer and easier to lift personnel and their tools to great heights. If used correctly, this equipment provides quick and safe access to work areas that at one time could only be reached from scaffolding or a crane's man basket.


In this online course you will learn about the setup and safe operation of vehicle mounted aerial lifts. More specifically, you will be introduced to aerial lifts and common ways that they are used. This course will also cover the anatomy of the equipment, the importance of pre-shift inspections, stability and safe operation principles, and how to avoid common hazards associated with aerial lift operation. By the end of this course you should have information that will increase your knowledge and help to make you a better operator.


Topics Include:


  • Types of aerial lifts
  • Inspections and records
  • Anatomy
  • Stability and load charts
  • Critical lifts
  • Common hazards
  • Rigging considerations
  • Safe operation guidelines
  • Hand signals

Note: Testing conducted in this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. You are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved.

Training On-the-Go!

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.

Video Preview & Course Outline (90-mins.)

Excavator Operation and Safety

This online course provides an introduction to the equipment, a section on anatomy, maintenance and inspections, hazards, safe operation, and more.

Lockout Tagout Training for Canadians

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Meets the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Training Requirements

Whether you are an individual, safety training manager, or a business owner, this online lockout-tagout course is designed to get you CSA/CCOHS compliant quickly. Designed by professional safety trainers, this course meets and exceeds the safety training and compliance standards set by Canada’s OHS & CSA regulatory bodies.

Objectives for Learners

  • This course will provide information that will increase your recognition of potential hazards, improve your knowledge of safe operations, and keep you and those around you safe. 
  • We will go over what lockout-tagout means, as well as the minimum LOTO procedures required by he standard. We will also look at the responsibility of all employees to know and apply lockout-tagout procedures.
  • We will cover the three types of employees covered by the lockout-tagout standard (Authorized, Affected, and Other).

Delivery Training On-the-Go!

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.

I-CAB Recognized Course

This content developer is recognized by the International Competency Assessment Board (I-CAB) for its expertise in this subject matter and is listed as a competency development resource for I-CAB assessments.

Video Preview & Course Outline (2 hrs.)

Machine Guarding

Don't Forget to Train Front-Line Supervisors & Safety Committee Members

Machine guarding is a worker's first line of defense against injuries caused by machine operation. Each machine must have adequate safeguards to protect operators from the hazards created by moving machine parts and from any sparks, chips, splashes, etc. that are created during operation.

Roots Cause of Guarding Injuries

This course is designed to help learners understand the hazards and potential injuries associated with operating machinery. It will also cover how they can protect themselves by using safeguards and following proper operating instructions in order to reduce their risk of injury, and what they should do in the event of an emergency.

Objectives for Learning

After completing this course, learners will be able to:

  • Identify the dangers associated with machine operation.
  • Recognize how to reduce the risk of injury by using safeguards and following proper operating instructions.
  • Explain how to respond to injuries or accidents that involve machine operation.

Video Preview & Course Outline (30-mins.)

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Bucket Rescues, Chainsaw Safety, Fire Extinguisher, Hydraulic Fluid Exposure, Excavator Operation, Forklift Fundamentals, Hot Work with Arc Welding, Ladder Safety Awareness, Loader Backhoe Operation, Portable Grinders and Abrasive Wheels, Power Tool and Extension Cord Safety, Propane Handling & Exchange, Respiratory Protection, Scaffolding Safety, Side-boom Operator, Using Eye washes & Emergency Showers, plus many, many more!

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