Aerial Work Platform Technology for Non-Engineers

TARGET GROUP

This training aims at everybody who is active in a technical-commercial environment but doesn’t carry out repairs. After the training, the course member has a better insight in the many technical aspects of an aerial work platform and scissor lift. Only the basic principles are addressed, detailed principles of operation aren’t dealt with in this training. This training is especially suitable for people who work in the sales department, warehouse, administration or car mechanics who want to reorientate their career to the aerial work platform business.

 

PRIOR KNOWLEDGE

No prior knowledge is required.

 

GOAL

• To gain an insight into the functioning and fields of application of aerial work platforms.
• To be capable of recognising different components and locate them on a machine.
• To be capable of advising customers about aerial work platforms.

 

CONTENT

  • Introduction to the types of aerial work platforms
    • Physical properties and interplay of forces
    • Basic concepts and locating of basic components
    • Points of interest
  • Scissor lifts
    • Field of application – types
    • Lifting mechanism
    • Steering mechanism
    • Driving mechanism
    • Stamps
    • Maintenance
  • Boomlift
    • Field of application – types
    • Lifting mechanism
    • Steering mechanism
    • Driving mechanism
    • Overload
    • Maintenance
  • Spider aerial work platform
    • Field of application – types
    • Lifting mechanism
    • Steering mechanism
    • Driving mechanism
    • Positioning of the stabilisers
    • Maintenance

 

DURATION

2 days

 

For further information or to book, please contact F-TEC today.