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Forklift Operator

Course Details

Format: Classroom
Duration: 1 day
Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Prerequisites: 30 supervised hours driving a forklift
PPE Required: Steel toed boots, safety vest


Course Description

This 1-day certification course is designed to provide participants with classroom training along with a practical confirmation for Forklift Operators with limited or more extensive experience in handling forklift trucks. This course teaches forklift operators to operate in a safe and efficient manner which includes a written theory/practical exam.

Topics include:

  • Case Studies
  • Legislative requirements
  • Site inspections and hazards
  • Basic operation techniques
  • Forklift and operator safety requirements
  • Hazards associated with operating forklifts
  • Load Handling techniques
  • Covers Classes 1-5 and 7 vertical mast forklifts.

Upon successful completion of the course:

  • Perform proper handling techniques of a forklift
  • Be knowledgeable of pertinent legislation
  • Strong Understanding of Forklift Stability
  • Knowledgeable in operator responsibilities.

Note: Upon successful completion of examination a certification, valid for 3 years, will be issued.

CRSP Points: BCRSP has previously awarded CM points for this event. The current contains 8 technical hours and may be eligible for BCRSP CM points. See BCRSP web site at www.bcrsp.ca for CM point criteria.

Pricing*
  • Members: $155.00
  • Assoc. Members: $160.00
  • Non Members: $175.00

*Prices do not include GST