Forklift Awareness

This training consists of awareness and safety, to equip you with the skills required for the safe and effective operation of a forklift. To the exclusion of the picture shown here, as this was performed with qualified stunt people.


Course Objective: This forklift safety training program is designed to meet the needs of the counterbalanced, sit-down, rider type lift truck operators, regardless of brand. The course is ideal for all operators as it is designed to reinforce the importance of proper forklift safety and handling techniques. The program focus on these principles: • General lift truck fundamentals • Principals of stability, balance and capacity • The pre-operation inspection • Safety guidelines for operating forklifts • Safe load handling techniques • Fueling internal combustion powered lift trucks • Charging/changing industrial batteries on electric powered trucks Course Structure: This comprehensive program consists of the following: • Classroom training on the theory of lift truck operation and safety issues. Includes the use of workbooks and video. • Hands on operation of the forklift. • Evaluation is based on participants ability to demonstrate: 1. Daily inspection procedure. 2. Site inspection for hazards. 3. Demonstration of safe operation of the machine. 4. Completion of a quiz on all aspects of the operation of the equipment as well as the regulations relating to the safe operation of the equipment. Forklift Safety Training Course Duration: • 1 Day Experienced Operators (8 hours) • 2 Day Novice Operators (16 hours)

This is site specific training for our location. It is the employer's legal obligation to provide employees with the necessary generic and site-specific training for each location, any materials and equipment.

For booking and pricing please contact the Office of the Registrar on email to or by telephone at (604) 540-1945.