Lift Truck

We facilitate group corporate training sessions as well as personal training sessions at your location, and we tailor training to suit your requirements. Please contact us to facilitate your group training session.

All training is facilitated at client location.

Lift Truck Theory

This course will provide the participant with the necessary theoretical knowledge of proper lift truck operation. It is the first part of a two-part requirement to maintain a qualified lift truck operator. This course has been designed around the requirements outlined in the Ministry of Labour Guidelines for Lift Truck Operations, and C.S.A. B335-04.

Participants will:
  • Review the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and Regulations for Industrial Establishments, and Ontario Fire Code requirements.
  • Gain an understanding of basic load handling procedures, safe operating practices, pre-use inspections; stacking/de-stacking loads, parking a lift truck, and how to conduct pre-use inspections.
  • Be familiar with propane cylinder exchange, and with battery charging and maintenance.
  • Method of Instruction: Lecture, interactive presentation, group discussion, group and individual exercises, video(s) and written test.

Course Length: 8 hours (non-experienced operators) & 4 hours (experienced operators)
Course materials and certificates provided

Lift Truck Practical Evaluation

This hands-on evaluation will provide the participant with the opportunity to apply the previously learned theoretical knowledge to the proper operation of lift truck. Participants will:

  • Demonstrate that they have retained and understood the information covered in the theoretical portion of the program, by participating in a practical lift truck assessment.
  • Areas covered during the practical component include, basic load handling procedures, safe operating practices, pre-use inspections, stacking/de-stacking loads, parking a lift truck, pre-use inspections, propane exchange and/or battery charging Optional: Client provides operator manuals and policies
  • Method of Instruction: Evaluation of practical demonstration.

Course Length:

  • Non-experienced operators 1-2 hours per person. (It is recommended that operators have 8 hours of practice prior to this component of the training)
  • Experienced operators 1 hour per person
  • Evaluation forms and wallet cards provided upon successful completion