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 itsi@teex.tamu.edu 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.

Student Must Provide

  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses
  • Climbing 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.


  • Standards and Requirements
  • Components of Basic Hydraulic Systems
  • Operating Specifications of Support Structures
  • Operation of Aerial Lift Devices with Associated Auxiliary Tools and Equipment
  • Safety Procedures
  • Aerial Lift Rescue Preparation
  • Rescue Procedures
  • Field Activities

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.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 1.6 IACET CEUs

Contact Information

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

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