Forklift Train The Trainer

Forklift Train The Trainer

Gain the knowledge and skills needed to effectively train forklift operators and evaluate their competence.


We can run a custom session of this course at a location of your choice

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Our program is designed to provide participants with the knowledge required to be capable of educating in-house forklift operators to identify hazards properly, inspect and safely operate Class 1, Code 5 and 6 forklifts.

In order to receive a certificate of competency, the participant must achieve a passing grade on the written in-class test, and he / she must pass the practical skills evaluation. The practical skills evaluation must be performed at the worker’s place of employment.

Our course is designed in accordance with CSA B335-15 Safety Standard for Lift Trucks.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain competency requirements
  • Identify hazards
  • Discuss stability principles and operational characteristics
  • Perform pre-operational checks
  • Follow safe operating procedures
  • Identify different fuel sources and hazards associated with them

Equipment Evaluation

Upon completion of the theory portion of the program, a hands-on practical evaluation is required to complete the certification.

Course Duration and Requirements

Course duration: 8 Hours

This course and program is designed around EKG’s own awareness training platforms and requires the participant to attend our pre-requisite Adult Learning Train the Trainer program.


Participants are required to have EKG's Adult Training Certification prior to this course or to provide proof of certification from another firm.

This course requires the participant to have an active Forklift Operators Licence.

What You Will Learn

  • Explain legal competency requirements
  • Demonstrate safe operating procedures
  • Teach others how to identify risks and hazards to people, products, and property.
  • Learn about stability principles, and how it relates to capacity & balance.
  • Picking up, moving & deploying loads safely
  • Pre-operational checking procedures
  • How to compete both a visual and operational inspection
  • Teaching how to safely operate a lift truck around pedestrians
  • Parking lift trucks, and safe entry and exit
  • Demonstrate safe fuelling techniques for gasoline and diesel powered lift trucks
  • Demonstrate safe procedures for replacing liquid petroleum tanks
  • Fuel source hazards and procedures
  • Proper methods for changing, charging, and adding water to industrial batteries
  • Incident management & incident survival
  • And more..

Course Features

  • Evaluation Testing is conducted to reinforce the information presented in the course. A passing grade is required to receive a certificate of competency.
  • Certification Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available.
  • Hands-On Evaluation This program requires a practical element in addition to the theory to be certified. Options are available for this.
  • Tool Package On successful completion of the program, an instructors package is provided, including everything you need to train end users on this topic.