Forklift Training

Class 1 -7 Forklifts are separate programs

Program Length

One (1) Day Experienced Operator / Beginner Operator Two (2) day / One (1) Day Re-Certification
*Certification valid for 3 years.

Program Structure

  • Classroom Theory - 50%
  • Practical Hands-on Training - 50%

Program Capacity

  • Maximum of 8 people per class

Program Sections

Section 1 - Theory Training

During Section 1 the instructor guides trainees through a comprehensive and interactive review of the operator workbook covering:

  • Applicable Regulations
  • Types of Forklifts
  • Main parts of a Forklift
  • Understanding Forklift Safety
  • Fuels and Batteries

Section 2 - Theory Evaluation

Section 2 starts with a written test based on the concepts covered in the operators reference manuals. The test consists of ten (10) multiple choice/essay type questions. These tests are graded and returned to the trainees and then reviewed to ensure understanding. A minimum score of 70% is required to pass this phase of the program.

Section 3 - Practical Training

Phase 3 is hands-on portion of the program where the trainees are shown the pre-use inspection, safe operating procedures and parking/shut-down procedures and then given the opportunity to practice under the helpful eye of the program instructor.
* Time may vary. Eight hours for Beginner Operator Program.

Section 4 - Practical Evaluation

In Phase 4 trainees are assessed as having reached a minimum skill level and are individually evaluated using a Forklift in a reasonably challenging course (site specific). Following the evaluation, trainees are de-briefed and given the opportunity to address any issues they may have regarding any phase of the program. Each successful trainee's employer will receive official records and documents shortly after the end of the program.
* Time may vary.