Boom and Scissor Lift (Aerospace)

Nacelle et Plate-forme élévatrice (Aérospatiale)


The safe use of boom and scissor lift requires the rigorous application of safety rules. This training will teach the techniques and knowledge about circulation, ways of accessing and operating a boom and scissor lift, while demonstrating the limitations of the machinery, as well as the best way to do the maintenance on the equipment.

Target audience

Any worker having to operate a boom and scissor lift within their workframe.

Course Objectives

Theorical and practical training about the safe use of boom and scissor lift :

  • Description and functionning;
  • Securing the workspace;
  • Operating boom and scissor lift around aircrafts;
  • Inspection and verification;
  • Signalization and workspace;
  • Responsabilities of the operator;
  • Safety rules and anti-explosion equipment.

Course Content

At the end of this training, the participant will be able to safely operate a boom or scissor lift :

  • By adequately using the equipment;
  • By applying the work procedures and the regulatory requirements applicable;
  • By recognizing the risks associated with operating such equipment.

Educational Approach

Theorical and practical training mandatory for all participants.

Important! Boots, goggles, and safety harness with strap are mandatory for all participant to this training.


Evaluation of the acquired knowledge through a formal exam.


8 hours.

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