Forklift Class – I II III IV V VI VII

Course Description:

This is a fully comprehensive course designed for experienced and inexperienced forklift truck operators to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for a variety of responsibilities and functions involved in the operation and maintenance of the forklift. The training enforces the safety of the pedestrian and the operator. Pre-start up inspection and startup safety procedures, routine maintenance practice, and operating techniques are examined. This course is comprised of intensive classroom instruction, including video, discussion and a written test, as well as hands-on practical training and evaluation. At the conclusion of this program students should be able to demonstrate safe operation of forklift as required by the OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration Standard CFR- 29 -1910-178.

Upon successful completion of the course, the operator will be presented with a lift truck certificate and license as proof of training

Course Duration:

  • 2-3 hours Total
  • Forklift  training Operator Evaluation Test

Program Outline:

    • Introduction to OSHA
    • Standard Federal Requirements 29 CFR 1910.178
    • Pedestrian awareness
    • Basic principles: lift truck design and operation
    • Parts of a truck/pre-shift inspection
    • Operation of truck
    • Fuel sources (battery and propane and Diesel / Gasoline)
    • General safety rules/guidelines
    • Summary (written test)
    • Practical Operator evaluations Test (Must Pass)


  • performing of pre-shift inspection
  • battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • propane cylinder exchange
  • safe operating techniques
  • load handling/selection
  • dock safety
  • extensive hands-on training and application


  • Must Pass Written Evaluation Test
  • Must Pass an Operator Practical Evaluation Test

School Equipment:     Students will have the opportunity to use the following school equipment as required throughout the program: Sit-Down I/C Counterbalance class I -VII lift truck

Class Size: Classes generally range in size from 1 to 20 students at your facility

Private class: “Available by appointment only” at one of our locations

Tuition:  Call for Tuition ½ price when done with another safety training class