Onsite Counterbalanced Forklift Operator

Forklift Training Programs are delivered at your location or at a number of Mainland safety training locations in your area. Trainees receive in-depth instruction on regulations and safe operation as well as extensive hands-on training. Each trainee’s knowledge and skill level is evaluated and those able to demonstrate an acceptable level of operational competence receive employee documentation and Operator Certification cards.

Mainland Safety Training provides IVES accredited forklift truck training on site at company premises anywhere in the Lower mainland at very competitive prices and with the added benefit of being able to train for you at weekends and 24 hours a day at no extra cost.

We use the latest training techniques combining theory and practical exercises in accordance with Health & Safety Executive Guidelines and we continually achieve high success rates.

Our aim is to ensure each candidate completes the course with the skills and knowledge required to operate the equipment safely and efficiently.  The practical training and assessments are carried out by fully qualified and industry experienced trainers.

We offer one day refresher courses and 2 day’s complete detailed course for new participant’s.

ONSITE COUNTERBALANCED FORKLIFT OPERATOR, Security Guard, Mainland Safety, First Aid Training Services, Surrey, BC

Program Length:

Depends on the type(s) of equipment, the number of students and their experience level.

Program Structure:

Consists of 50% classroom theory training & evaluation and 50% Practical hands-on training & evaluation.

Program Outline

Phase 1 – Theory Training

During Phase 1 the instructor guides trainees through a comprehensive and interactive review of the operator workbook covering:

  • Applicable Regulations
  • Types of Forklifts
  • Main parts of a Forklift
  • Understanding Forklift Safety
  • Fuels and Batteries

Phase 2 – Theory Evaluation

Phase 2 starts with a written test based on the concepts covered in the operator’s reference manuals.The test consists of ten (10) multiple choice/essay type questions. These tests are 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

Phase 3 is hands-on portion of the program where the 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 instructor.
*Time may vary.

Phase 4 – Practical Evaluation

In Phase 4 trainees are assessed as having reached a minimum skill level and are individually evaluated using a Forklift in a reasonably challenging course (site specific). Following the evaluation, trainees are de-briefed 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.
*Time may vary.