Aerial Work Platform – Face-to-Face Course and Virtual Reality Simulator Certification (by appointment) for Scissor and Boom Lift *PILOT*

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Aerial Work Platform (AWP) - 5 Hour VR Certification for Scissor and Boom Lift *PILOT - Read Description* (Kamloops)

Local 993
Wed Oct 12, 2022 to Thu Oct 13, 2022
08:30am to 4:00 PM
Signup Deadline: Thu Oct 6, 2022 8:00 am
Class Size – Min: 4, Max: 12
IBEW Local 993 Hall (Kamloops)

This certification (pilot) course offering includes a four-hour classroom theory component, exam and a Virtual Reality Scissor and Boom Lift Simulator Practical. 

Practical exams on the simulator will be booked, by one-hour appointments on the afternoon of day 1 and morning of day 2. 

WJETS’ Aerial/Mobile Elevated Work Platform Course is now offered with a Virtual Reality AWP Simulator practical certification. Following a four-hour theory course in the classroom setting, participants are able to achieve certification in a Virtual Reality environment by demonstrating their knowledge and ability to operate a Scissor  and/or Boom Lift safely.

This course certifies operators of AWPs (Scissor and Boom Lifts) to understand:
• The regulations and standards applicable to this type of machinery;
• Technical theory: identification and function of the main parts, leverage capacity and stability;
• A review of fall protection requirements as it pertains to aerial lifts;
• Operational theory including:  inspections, travel and setup, safe operation, parking and shutdown, fueling and charging.

Successful completion of both a written theory test (to evaluate operators’ understanding of the information reviewed), and a practical skills test is required for certification. 

Participants who successfully complete this course will receive a wallet-size certification card valid for 3 years from the date of training. Please check spelling and capitalization –  register using the name to appear on the certificate.




Location: IBEW Local 993 Hall

The IBEW Local 993 Hall has a large fenced yard around the back of the building.