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Course Location

At your facility or at our Training Centre

Course Overview

This course is designed for individuals with little or no previous lift truck experience. It includes 8 hours of classroom theory, 8 hours of practical training (per lift truck), a theoretical test and practical evaluation. This course can be conducted at your company’s location or at one of our training centres. This program covers applicable Provincial and/or Federal legislation and guidelines, liability, documentation and responsibilities.

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Course Content

  • Applicable legislation and guidelines
  • Causes of accidents
  • Safety awareness
  • Operator responsibility
  • Pedestrian awareness
  • Types of trucks
  • Stability principles
  • Load centers
  • Attachments
  • Power sources (battery & propane)
  • Pre-shift inspection
  • Safe operating procedures
  • Working at heights
  • Dock safety


  • Pre-shift inspection
  • Battery charging & maintenance / propane exchange
  • Maneuvering
  • Stacking / unstacking
  • Load handling
  • Dock safety
  • Parking / shut-down

Upon successful completion, the operator will receive their Lift Truck Certificate which is valid for 3 years from the issue date.

Why Train With Us?

  • Our Training Centre! The Largest Forklift Training Centre in Canada! Over 17,000 sq ft.
  • We only train with brand new state of the art equipment which includes counterbalance, propane and electric, narrow aisle reach truck, order picker, and walkie rider pallet trucks.
  • 5:1 student to instructor ratio for practical training – Up to 40+ hours of practical training
  • Our training courses meet or exceed Canadian Standards Association and Ministry Of Labour Guidelines
  • L.I.F.T. Training is a division of Lift Temp Inc, which is the preferred staffing agency for forklift operators in the GTA