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ESC Mobile Elevating Work Platforms - Kelowna

Single-day Course
  • 2024-07-12 08:00:00 | 2024-07-12 16:00:00
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Location Title: SICA Training Centre (Upstairs)
City: Kelowna BC
Cancellation Period: 2 Business Days

Effective July 1, 2024 this course will be delivered by SafetyBC an Approved Training Provider for Energy Safety Canada (ESC). Upon registration you will be directed to the SafetyBC website to register.

Your health and safety remain our priority as we continue to follow all provincial guidelines with safeguards in place to ensure a safe environment.  

This Energy Safety Canada (ESC) course provides basic operator training for working with Type 3, Group B Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) as outlined in CSA B354.7:17.

Participants discuss the fundamentals of assessing the job scope and understanding workplace requirements and hazards. Participants also engage in hands-on training activities, including a field level hazard assessment, pre-use equipment inspection and basic operation of a MEWP.

While this basic course can be used as part of a worker's competency assessment, the employer must designate a worker as a "competent person" based on specific tasks assigned

Course content:

  • Operator Responsibilities
  • Managing Hazards
  • Rescue Planning
  • MEWP Capabilities
  • MEWP Selection
  • Pre-Use Inspections
  • Operation and Stowing


  • Valid Fall Protection Certificate (Must be ESC certified if working in Oil & Gas)

MANDATORY for MEWP training:  

  • Copy of your fall protection certificate
  • PPE - CSA approved 
    • Safety Footwear (Student must provide)
    • Highly Visible Vest
    • Hard Hat 
    • Safety Glasses
    • Gloves

Please Note:  Government-issued ID is required for certification.  

Course Credits:

  • 1 - CCA Gold Seal Credit
  • 7 - BC Housing CPD Points


Course Credits Information
Gold Seal Credits:
Other Credits:
7 BC Housing CPD Points
Course Certificates

A permanent certificate is issued by the instructor on the day of the program upon successful completion of a written examination.  The certificate is valid for 3 years.

Course Contact Information

Leanne Hendrickson
Director of Education & Training