Aerial Work Platform Training (AWPT)

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Training is delivered by approved instructors at AWPT-approved training centers. Training centers comply with program standards and are regularly audited by AWPT. Manufacturers, rental companies and training organizations are just some of the companies that
offer AWPT training. Courses are a mix of theory and practice, with both written and practical tests. Course material is available in English and Spanish. It is updated annually to reflect new legal or best practice requirements. Training can take place at your facility
and is available at operator, demonstrator and instructor levels. On successful completion, trainees receive the PAL Card – the most widely recognized proof of training. It shows that the holder has been trained in accordance with OSHA and ANSI standards.

Categories of AWP equipment:

  • Static Vertical
  • Static Boom
  • Mobile verticle
  • Mobile Boom
  • Mast Climbing Work Platforms

Resource (OSHA Recognized)

AWPT is the North American subsidiary of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF). IPAF is a not-for-profit members' organization that promotes the safe and effective use of powered access worldwide. It represents the interests of manufacturers, distributors, users, rental and training companies, and serves as a forum for all active in the world of powered access.

Training (OSHA Recognized)

The AWPT training program for platform operators meets OSHA requirements and is based on the IPAF training program which is certified by TÜV as conforming to ISO 18878. More than 80,000 operators are trained each year through a worldwide network of over 450 training centers. Training generally lasts one to two days and is a mixture of theory and practice.

PAL Card (OSHA Accepted)

The PAL Card (Powered Access Licensed-Registration) is recognized worldwide across industries as proof of platform operator training to the highest standard.

It is issued by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) and its North American subsidiary, AWPT, to platform operators who successfully complete a training course at an AWPT-approved training center.

Note: Contributor pricing is for any contractor or contractor employee that contributes to the Chicagoland Construction Safety Council with a penny per hour (or more) contribution through the various building trade unions or trade associations in Chicago. These include Bricklayers, Carpenters, Cement Masons, Electricians, Glaziers, Iron Workers, Laborers, Mechanical Contractors (members of MCA), Plasterers, Operating Engineers, Sheet Metal Workers, Teamsters, Technical Engineers, and Tuckpointers.