Our 2-Day Beginner Forklift Operator Training Program is designed for beginners with little or no previous operating experience on engine-powered sit-down counterbalanced forklifts. This novice forklift operator training program is delivered at our facility in Abbotsford, BC on an open enrollment basis. If you already have experience on the equipment, check out our 1-Day Forklift Operator Training Program.
If you are located in the BC Lower Mainland including Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Langley, Surrey, Coquitlam, New Westminster, Burnaby, Richmond, Vancouver, or North Vancouver we can help with your counterbalanced forklift operator training at our facility.
Trainees receive in-depth instruction on applicable regulations, safe forklift operation as well as extensive hands-on exercises. Each trainees knowledge and skill level is evaluated and only those able to demonstrate a minimum level of operational competence receive documentation of successful program completion.
Equipment Theory Addressed: Counterbalanced Forklift (ITA Classes 1, 4 & 5)
NOTE: Practical evaluations are conducted using ITA Class 4 engine-powered sit-down counterbalanced forklifts with standard operational and drive/directional controls.
Program Capacity: Maximum of 8
Program Location: This program is exclusively offered at our Abbotsford, BC training facility. We do not offer operator training for individuals at any other location.
Phase 1 - Theory Training
The trainer guides trainees through a comprehensive and interactive review of the operator workbook covering:
Phase 2 - Theory Evaluation
Trainees will complete a written test based on the concepts covered in the Counterbalanced Forklift Operator Reference Manual. This test consists of twenty (20) multiple choice questions. The test will be graded and returned to the trainees and then reviewed to ensure understanding. A minimum score of 70% is required to pass this phase of the program.
Phase 3 - Practical Training
During the hands-on portion of the program where trainees are shown the pre-use inspection, safe operating procedures, and parking/shut-down procedures and then given the opportunity to practice under the helpful eye of the program trainer.
Phase 4 - Practical Evaluation
Trainees are assessed as having reached a minimum skill level are individually evaluated using a counterbalanced forklift in a reasonably challenging course. Following this evaluation, trainees are debriefed and given the opportunity to address any issues they may have regarding any phase of the program. Each successful trainee's employer will receive official records and documents shortly after the end of the program.