Crane Institute of America

Aerial Lift Operator Train-the-Trainer


If you are looking at this training program, you probably already know how useful, yet potentially dangerous aerial lifts are. By attending this classic train-the-trainer program, you will be able to go back to your jobsite and dramatically reduce the accident potential of these machines. And, to make it easier for you and enjoyable for your students, we will include 1 FREE use of our complete program online which has over 200 slides and follows our workbook ($400 value).

Training: 3 Days / $ 1440 Register Now

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

  • CIA Trainer Certification Card – FREE
  • CIA Operator Certification Card – FREE

Training Locations & Dates:

  • Sanford (Orlando) - August 22 - 24, 2017
  • Sanford (Orlando) - October 03 - 05, 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
  • Scissor Lifts


    LEARN HOW TO Apply The Following Topics:

  • Types of aerial lifts, components & terminology
  • Causes & results of aerial lift accidents
  • Role of the pre-use inspection in reducing aerial lift accidents
  • OSHA & ANSI pre-use inspection requirements
  • Aerial lift pre-use inspection procedures and techniques
  • Recognizing and understanding the differences between deficiencies & safety hazards
  • Correct way to write pre-use inspection reports that provide the proper documentation
  • Inspecting structural components, operating mechanisms, hydraulic and electrical systems, hydraulic cylinders, and safety devices
  • Items to be inspected before the aerial lift is used
  • Aerial lift setup and recognizing site hazards
  • Safe operating practices & procedures
  • Operator responsibilities
  • Working near power lines and electrical hazards
  • Student materials available for purchase at discount prices for those who attend this Train-the-Trainer Program.

Certification/Qualification Requirements:

Operator Certification Requirements

  • Complete a Crane Institute of America Overhead Crane Operator Train-the-Trainer training program.
  • Pass a written examination.
  • Have a minimum of 1 year operating experience as the designated operator of overhead and/or gantry cranes. (A trainee certification is available for personnel who do not meet experience requirements.)
  • Possess the physical ability to safely operate overhead cranes

Certification Requirements

  • Complete a Crane Institute of America Aerial Lift Operator Train-the-Trainer training program
  • Pass written examinations

You Will Receive...

  • Aerial Platform Safety Manual
  • Aerial Lift Operator Train-the-Trainer Workbook
  • Pre-operational Inspection Checklists
  • Hand Signal Poster
  • Certificate of Training
  • Discounts on Training Materials