Forklift Training Program


The forklift training program is an intensive 20 hour course with 10 hours of classroom instruction with a written exam and 10 hours of drivers training with a driving exam.  Upon completion, students are awarded a certificate and a forklift driving certification card.   


 

Area of Instruction

  • Understanding Regulations
  • Types of Lift Trucks
  • Basic Lifting Principles
  • Forks and Lifting Attachments
  • Understanding Lift Truck Safety
  • Safe Lift Truck Operation
  • Workplace Specific Safety Concerns
  • Pre-Shift Inspection
  • Start-Up Items
  • Transmission
  • Hydraulic Tank and Control
  • Brakes
  • Driving
  • Steering
 

Program Objectives

Upon completion of the Forklift Training Program, you will be able to:

  • Have an understanding of general, specific, and company regulations.
  •  Classify the variety of different industrial powered trucks and the main styles of counterbalanced lift trucks.
  •  Identify the main parts of a lift truck such as, the axels, backrest, tilt cylinders, the types of tires, and the specific type of lift truck you are using.
  •  Know basic lifting principles, the fulcrum point, loading centers, load rate, and capacity rate.
  •  Pick up a load, a ribbed drum, round objects.  As well as place loads in specific place or stack them.
  •  Operate the forklift on a ramp or slope.
  •  Check oil levels for leaks, adjustments of the engine belt, the air cleaners, the radiator, the hydraulic tank, and fuel tank.
  •  Perform a walk around inspection.
  •  Apply proper steering, braking, and safety procedures. 

 

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