Forklift Certification


The forklift training program is an intensive 144 hour course with classroom instruction with a written exam and 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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