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OSHA Aerial & Scissor Lift Training & Certification

Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) Certification for Boom, Scissor and Other Aerial Lifts in US and Canada.

Aerial & Scissor Lift

Training & Certification





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Includes Forklift and MEWP (Aerial & Scissor Lift) Training & Certifications

Included With Your OSHA Training

  • Covers Boom & Scissor Lifts

  • Money Back Guarantee

  • First Time & Experienced Drivers

  • OSHA, ANSI & CSA Standards

  • Instant Certification Access

  • English & Spanish Included

  • Valid for 3 Years

  • Includes Cherry Pickers
  • Accepted United States & Canada

Advanced Online Training For Aerial Lifts and Scissor Lift Operation

Get OSHA certified as an Aerial & Scissor Lift Operator in 3 easy steps:

Step 1 - Register for training

Register For Training

Enroll in our advanced online training.

Step 2 -

Complete Online Training & Exam

Available anytime from any device.

Print Your Certification

Immediate access to your license.

“Very easy to follow and straight to the point, short and extremely effective. Wish school was like that. Appreciate Liftoff for creating this program. I’m ready to drive and keep coworkers, customers and myself safe while working”

Paul | California

First Time Certifier

“The training is well thought out and easy to use. The course is a great for a refresher as well as a first timer. Would recommend to anyone and we will be using again for our company.”

Jeremy | New Jersey

MEWP Operator & Business Owner

Covers All Aerial & Scissor Lifts

Our comprehensive online training covers the most common Aerial Work Platforms, including:

  • Articulating Boom Lifts (Knuckle Booms)
  • Telescopic Boom Lifts (Cherry Pickers)
  • Scissor Lifts
  • Vertical Mast Lifts
  • Truck Mounted & Track Drive Lifts
  • And More.

Accepted In All 50 States & Canada

You will receive an MEWP Operator Certification that meets the OSHA, ANSI and CSA standards and is valid in all 50 states and all provinces and territories.

This license is meant for:

  • Anyone looking to apply for a job as an MEWP Operator
  • Operators who need to renew due to certification expiration
  • Employers needing to certify multiple employees.

A 5-Star Course. 100% Online.

Employers and their employees agree – Liftoff Certifications is the best way to complete the OSHA, ANSI, and CSA required safety and training in order to safely operate an MEWP.

Accessible on all your devices

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 2024 OSHA, ANSI & CSA Standards

Training from Liftoff Certification simplifies the complex aerial and scissor lift regulations. Our OSHA compliant MEWP Operator Safety and Training Certification course includes:

  • 7 Sections covering 22 topics

  • Follows OSHA (1926.453), ANSI/SAIA A92.22/.24, and CAN/CSA-B354.6:17 (R2022) Standards

  • Over 25 “Safety Tips” called out

  • Final Quiz with unlimited retakes

Immediate Access To License

After you pass your MEWP Operator Safety and Training Final Quiz, your new certification will be immediately available for download.

Each certification is valid for 3 years from the date you complete your final exam.

MEWP Operator Certification FAQ

Yes – all three are the same. Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) have may names and have changed from Elevated Work Platforms to Aerial Work Platforms, and then finally to MEWPs.

MEWPs includes not just aerial lifts like boom lifts, but also scissor lifts as well. MEWP is the new regulatory term used by OSHA, ANSI, and CSA.

The MEWP Training and Certification covers all of the following lifts:

  • Articulating boom lift (also called a knuckle boom)
  • Telescopic boom lift (also called a cherry picker)
  • Scissor lifts
  • Vertical mast lifts
  • Sky jacks
  • Genie booms (and all other brands of booms)
  • And many more. Not sure if your lift is covered? Ask our support staff by starting a live chat.

Absolutely! The certification you receive from us is exactly what employers are looking for.

Make sure you update your resume after you complete the course to showcase your certification.

Yes! All of our training is provided to you in both English and Spanish.

When you sign up for the certification or recertification, you will automatically be enrolled in both the English and Spanish versions of the course.

Your progress will automatically be updated in both as you move through either course.

Yes! Our course teaches the same material as an in-person class, but for a fraction of the cost. And you don’t’ have to give up your entire day.

The certification you get from us will be the same as what you get from an in-person class.

After you complete our online course, your employer will provide hands-on training to you on the equipment you will be operating. We provide the necessary Practical Evaluation Checklist.

This is the case whether you are certifying for the first time or are renewing your certification.

Yes – that way you can say you’ve received your certification already. When you do land that new job, they will evaluate you operating an aerial or scissor lift and then sign the back of your certification.

Yes – the license you receive from us is valid in all 50 states and all Canadian provinces and territories. Our training meets the standards set by OSHA, ANSI, and CSA.

The MEWP Operator Certification course is meant for those who have never received a certification before.

The MEWP Operator Recertification is meant for those who have expired certifications or those who have been instructed to retake the course.

If you are unsure which to take, go ahead and sign up for the Certification.

After you pass, you will have immediate access to a downloadable certification, which can be printed right away

If your certification has expired or is about to pass the expiration date, you will be required to complete a renewal course.

To renew your expired MEWP certification card for another 3 years, select the recertification course. Once you complete the course, your new card can be downloaded and printed immediately with your new expiration date.

To view all our Frequently Asked Questions, visit our Help page.

The OSHA, ANSI & CSA Certification Process

With Liftoff Certifications, getting certified online is straightforward and simple. Without going to a multi-day class, you can complete your entire certification online and take the first step in being an OSHA licensed operator.

First, Get Signed Up Through Liftoff

To sign up for a class, add the recertification or certification to your cart. Click here to sign up for the MEWP Certification course, and click here for the Recertification.

Your class is 100% online, so you can get OSHA certified right from home.

Next, Complete The OSHA Required Course Online

After you purchase your course, you’ll be taken right into the class section overview. The easy to read text and large visuals make it the best experience for visual learners.

You will have completed your course once each section is marked as complete and each quiz has been passed.

Lastly, Print Out Your License

The certification you print after you complete the course will include everything that OSHA requires, including your name, issue date, expiration date, and a spot for your evaluator to sign.

This license is proof you have completed the required online training. Your current or future employer will then perform a hands-on training and evaluation on the aerial or scissor lift equipment you’ll be operating using the Practical Evaluation Checklist we provide.

Low Cost to Certify

With Liftoff Certifications, you’re not just getting a course and quick access to a certification, you’re also getting it at one of the lowest prices in the industry. With our courses being exclusively online, savings from our low overhead are passed directly to you.

Guaranteed Acceptance

Your employer will accept your MEWP Operator Certification from Liftoff Certifications or we’ll give you your money back – it’s that simple. Our money back guarantee removes the stress of purchasing a Liftoff Certification course. All of our courses are backed by a 100% money back guarantee, so purchase with confidence knowing we have your back.

Top Notch Customer Service

Our team is ready to answer any questions you may have about the course. Once you purchase, with just one click you can open a direct chat with our dedicated service team. Have a question now? Click the chat icon in the bottom right and we’ll point you in the right direction

Meets OSHA, ANSI & CSA Standards

OSHA relies on providers like Liftoff Certifications to provide high quality safety and training for MEWP Operators. All of our courses are built on the standards established by OSHA (1926.453), the Canadian Standards Association B354.6:17 (R2022) and the American National Standards Institute A92.22/.24 and are constantly updated based on the latest guidelines.

MEWP Certification Course Content

Below is the course outline for the certification course. The recertification is a refresher of the certification course and is only meant for those previously certified as an MEWP operator.

The “What” and “Why” of MEWP Certifications

Quiz: Introduction to MEWPs


Roles and Responsibilities

Quiz: Regulations and Roles

What Are MEWPs?

Groups & Types of MEWPs

Example MEWPs

Quiz: MEWP Classifications

  Scissor Lift Components

  Boom Lift Components

  Manuals and Capacity

   Quiz: Scissor Lifts and Boom Lifts


  Risk Assessment

  Rescue Plan

  Fall Arrest System

   Quiz: Assessments and Safety

  Pre-Start Inspection

  Frequent and Annual Inspections

   Quiz: Inspecting MEWPs

  Scissor Lift Base Controls

  Scissor Lift Platform Controls

  Driving a Scissor Lift

  Boom Lift Base Controls

  Boom Lift Platform Controls

  Driving a Boom Lift

   Quiz: Operating MEWPs

To pass the final exam, you must answer all five questions correctly. You may take the final exam as many times as necessary to pass.






 B354.6:17 (R2022)