Aerial Bucket Truck Operators

EPP051 – 16.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

OperatorThe Aerial Bucket Truck Operators course provides training to participants on all operational requirements and processes specific to proper preventive maintenance checks on aerial bucket trucks and safe operational skills. During training, participants utilize both company-owned and TEEX Bucket Truck vehicles to perform skill testing, job-related simulations, and scenario-driven aerial lift rescue operations.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Texas Department of Public Safety Licensing Requirements

Participants must be qualified to operate vehicles of the size and class that carry digger derricks and aerial lift devices.

Participant Must Provide

  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses
  • Climbing boots
  • Work gloves
  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • A photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  •   Apply American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards relating to aerial devices.
  •   Identify components of the hydraulic systems used on aerial lift devices.
  •   Recognize the operating specifications of support systems on aerial lift devices.
  •   Demonstrate the proper operation of aerial lift devices and associated auxiliary tools.
  •   Identify safety procedures that must be observed when operating aerial lift devices.
  •   Explain the preparation required for an aerial lift rescue.
  •   Explain the procedures for aerial lift rescue.
  •   Demonstrate various methods of rescue dictated by boom type.

Suggested Audience

This course is designed for personnel who operate bucket trucks, individuals who certify bucket truck operators, and mechanics who maintain and repair this equipment.

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Email: [email protected]