Forklift Training

A forklift operator moving product onto a shelf
Course Schedules:
Duration 8 hours
Certificate Valid 3 years
Topics Covered:
  • Identify key characteristics of the forklift used for the work task.
  • 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 exercise where participants must demonstrate the use of the equipment.