Forklift (Lift Truck) Operator Training

  • Course Location: SSM and on-site
    Class Size:
    10 maximum
    Course Duration:
    1 day (6-8 hours, depending on class size)
    Classroom and practical
    $199 per person / $1,599 group rate

    Training outside of Winnipeg may be subject to higher pricing.

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    Forklift (Lift Truck) Operator Training
    Course Description

    Lift Truck (Forklift) Operator TrainingThe Forklift Operator Training course includes a written and practical skill assessment to validate training competencies. Our forklift operator training provides students with the most current legislative information including the new CSA-B335-15 standard changes. Participants will receive a certificate upon successful completion of this course.

      Learning Outcomes

      • Forklift hazards

      • Standards, regulations and responsibilities

      • Forklift design and classifications

      • Stability

      • Pre-operational checks (theory and practical)

      • Safe operating procedures

      • Fuel sources

      • Theory test and review of test

    • Practical evaluation – participants will each drive the forklift through Safety Services Manitoba’s pre-structured driving course to test driving abilities


    Manitoba Regulation

    22.29 (1) No employer shall require or permit a worker to operate a powered lift truck unless the employer has issued a certificate to the worker under this section.

    22.29 (2) No employer shall issue a certificate to a worker to operate a powered lift truck unless the employer has first ensured that the worker

    (a) has received instruction, training and testing in the operation of the powered lift truck in accordance with a code of practice approved and issue under the Act.

      What are our students saying?

    • “Instructor was engaging and interesting”
    • “The instructor stressed the importance of safety when operating a forklift”
    • “Instructor had a great knowledge of all forms of machines, not just a certain type”
    • “Always stopped to answer questions”
    • “I learned the limitations of machinery”


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