EPP201 – 24.00 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 itsi@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Bucket and Digger Truck OperationsThe Bucket and Digger Truck Operations Instructor course provides experienced industry professionals with the knowledge, skills, and materials necessary to train bucket and digger truck operators on the safe use, inspection, and required maintenance of bucket trucks and digger derricks. During training, candidate instructors will utilize both company-owned and TEEX Bucket and Digger Truck vehicles to perform skill testing, job-related simulations, and scenario-driven aerial lift manipulation exercises. Candidate instructors will also have the opportunity to apply adult learning principles during practice presentations designed to build confidence and proficiency while utilizing newly developed facilitation skills and instructional materials.


TEEX Certification/Licensing Requirement

Participants must provide evidence of completion of the TEEX Bucket and Digger Truck Operations (EPP025) course or equivalent training verified by their current employer through a completed Student Qualification Form. This prerequisite may be accomplished by uploading a copy of the documents during registration using the TEEX Student Portal. Once received and approved, the participant will be notified by email they have met all prerequisites and have been added to the class roster. All documentation is due at least 14 business days prior to the start of class.

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.

Student Must Provide

  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses
  • Work boots
  • Work gloves
  • Long-sleeved shirt

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.


    Suggested Audience

    This course is designed for experienced bucket and digger truck operators in the electric power, telecommunications, or cable TV sectors who wish to become bucket and digger truck operations instructors.

    Continuing Education And Professional Credits

    • 2.40 IACET CEUs

    Contact Information

    Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
    OSHA Training Institute Education Center
    Phone: (979) 458-9188 | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
    Email: itsi@teex.tamu.edu

    The reporting designed by TEEX has allowed for a seamless upload to the TWC Learning Outcome Training System (LOTS). At no time during the SDF grant period of performance has any data needed to be reformatted or resubmitted. The entire process has been straightforward and easy to use.

    — Stephen Dodd, Project Executive, IBM Corporation 2009 Skills Development Fund Sub-recipient
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