Forklift Training

Delivered by Hertz Equipment Rental

Duration 8 hours
Certificate Valid 3 years

Topics Covered:

  • Identify key characteristics of the forklift (Counterbalance, Narrow Aisle, Motorized Hand Truck, or Rough Terrain) used for the work task.
  • Define key concepts related to the stability of a forklift.
  • Identify forklift related items that must be checked in a pre-operational forklift safety inspection (Walk-Around/Observation, Operational, and Work Site) and complete a pre-operation inspection checklist in a hands-on training exercise.
  • Identify safe practices and complete a hands-on training exercise for the following forklift operations: Loading and Unloading, Traveling, Parking, Additional situations/considerations.
  • Identify safe practices for refueling of internal combustion (propane, gasoline, and diesel) equipment.
  • Identify safe practices for battery care and recharging for electric trucks.
  • State the procedure for becoming qualified to safely operate another forklift with different controls, fuel systems, and attachments.


  • Knowledge testing, including a written exam.
  • Practical test, where participants must demonstrate the use of equipment.


  • Government-issued photo identification
  • Steel-toed boots


Hertz Equipment Rental
105 Mackay Cres, Fort McMurray AB, T9H 4C9

Hertz Equipment Rental
8660 61 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6E 5P6