Crane Institute of America

Aerial Lift Inspector & Operator

ALIOOne of the best aerial lift training programs you will find. It is designed specifically for maintenance personnel, construction craftsman, safety managers and other personnel who work with aerial lifts. The latest OSHA and ANSI aerial lift standards are thoroughly covered. Inspection checklists are provided and students learn how to properly document the inspection. Additional credentials, inspector and operator certifications, are also available for those that qualify.

Training: 3 Days / $ 795 Register Now

Interested in having this program held at your facility? Click here for an On-Site Training Proposal.


  • CIA Operator Certification Card – FREE
  • CIA Inspector Certification Card – $295

Training Locations & Dates:

  • Sanford (Orlando) - September 06 - 08, 2017

For later scheduled dates click here.

We have arranged for participants to receive discounted hotel rates. When making hotel reservations, please identify yourself as a Crane Institute of America training program attendee.

Equipment Covered:

  • Vehicle-Mounted Aerial Lifts
  • Manually-Propelled Aerial Lifts
  • Boom-Supported Aerial Lifts
  • Scissors Lifts

Topics:

    LEARN HOW TO Apply The Following Topics:

  • Types of aerial lift, components & terminology
  • Causes & results of aerial lift accidents
  • Inspector’s role in reducing aerial lift accidents & liability exposure
  • Setting up an aerial lift inspection program
  • OSHA & ANSI inspection requirements
  • The three levels of inspection
  • Aerial lift inspection procedures and techniques
  • Recognizing and understanding the differences between deficiencies & safety hazards
  • Correct way to write inspection reports that provide the proper documentation
  • Inspecting structural components, operating mechanisms, hydraulic and electrical systems, hydraulic cylinders, and safety devices
  • Emphasis is placed on the structural, mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and safety/liability areas of inspection
  • Aerial lift setup and recognizing site hazards
  • Pre-operational inspection
  • Safe operating practices & procedures
  • Operator responsibilities
  • Working near power lines and electrical hazards

Certification/Qualification Requirements:

Operator Certification Requirements

  • Complete a Crane Institute of America Aerial Lift Inspector & Operator training program.
  • Pass a written examination.
  • Have a minimum of 6 months experience operating aerial lifts. (A trainee certification is available for personnel who do not meet experience requirements.)
  • Possess the physical ability to safely operate an aerial lift.

Inspector Certification Requirements

  • Complete a Crane Institute of America Aerial Lift Inspector & Operator training program.
  • Pass a written examination.
  • Have a minimum of 2 years aerial lift experience working in a capacity of operation, maintenance, repair, inspection, safety or supervision. (A trainee certification is available for personnel who do not meet experience requirements.)
  • Possess the physical ability to perform inspections on aerial lifts.

You Will Receive...

  • Aerial Platform Safety Manual
  • Aerial Lift Inspector Workbook (includes applicable OSHA/ANSI standards, annual inspection checklists, etc.)
  • Aerial Lift Operator Workbook (includes applicable OSHA/ANSI standards, pre-operational inspection checklists, etc.)
  • Wire Rope Inspection Card
  • Inspection Certificate Decal
  • Certificate of Training
Workbook