Edmonton Counterbalance Forklift License - Forklifts, when operated by completely trained personnel, are a major asset to businesses. We provide a comprehensive training program consisting of all aspects of operating a powered lift equipment. Counterbalance forklift training provides operators of forklifts with the understanding and practical skills required to be able to operate forklifts safely and efficiently. The program offers a combination of classroom theory, hands-on training and participant observation in a warehouse-type atmosphere. Training can be on site and/or customized.
The course includes the fundamentals of powered lift trucks, like rules and regulations, parts, load centres and factors affecting stability. General operating procedures are taught, like for example circle check, startup, shutdown, forward/reverse on level ground, and operating around other people. Load handling topics consist of selection of loads, load pickup and placements, loading and off-loading trailers and load security and integrity. Participants will learn operational maintenance procedures, such as recharging and refueling. Workplace safety concerns would be discussed. Participants will know the environmental conditions affecting the performance of the lift truck and be able to recognize potential hazards. Advanced training on propane handling can be included.
Both employers and employees could face severe penalties if industry and national guidelines are not followed in the operation of forklifts. Workers who operate a reach truck or forklift must be knowledgeable about the guidelines concerning their safe operation. Training is suggested for anybody applying for a job which requires forklift operation.
We offer hands-on training and in-class theory inside personalized, small classes. Training options comprise entry level or refresher courses.
Entry-level Course Outline:
For anyone entering the workforce as a counterbalance forklift operator, this training course is for you. The successful student should pass a series of practical and written tests to be able to complete the program. Topics includes: basics of powered lift trucks; general operating procedures; operational maintenance; load handling; basic rules and regulations, workplace safety.