How To Get Your Scissor Lift License

Choosing to secure a scissor lift license is one of the wisest choices you can make for yourself. Doing so will give you more opportunities and more job security in the future. There are four steps involved in obtaining your scissor lift license that we’ll discuss below.


The first step requires that you understand the different types of licensing available to you: enroll in an accredited school, take a course online, or undergo an apprenticeship program with a company like National Scaffolding & Erection Company. You must also submit proof of education and experience with your application forms to a state agency. Many states require applicants to write a test before they’re approved for their license, be it written or practical.


From here, you’ll be placed on a provisional list while you wait to receive your license, either via mail or online. You’ll then have several months before …

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