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3-Day Novice Forklift Training Course


Novice 3-Day Sitdown Forklift Training

Forklift Class - I IV V

Course Description:

This is a fully 12 Hour comprehensive and practical training course designed for Beginners lift truck operators to learn the techniques skills and knowledge necessary for a variety of responsibilities and function involved in the operation and maintenance of the forklift. The training enforces the safety of the pedestrian and the operator. Pre-start up inspection and startup safety procedures, routine maintenance practice, and operating techniques are examined. This course is comprised of intensive classroom instruction, including discussion and a written test, as well as hands-on practical training and evaluation. At the conclusion of this program students should be able to demonstrate safe operation of forklift as required by the OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration Standard CFR- 29 -1910-178.

The operator will be presented with a lift truck certificate as proof of training

Course Duration:

· 12 hours Theory and at end of course an Operator Evaluation Test )

· Four operators per session to allow for maximum instructor/operator interaction

Program Outline:


· Introduction to OSHA

· Standard Federal Requirements 29 CFR 1910.178

· Pedestrian awareness

· Basic principles: lift truck design and operation

· Parts of a truck/pre-shift inspection

· Operation of truck

· Fuel sources (battery and propane and Diesel / Gasoline)

· General safety rules/guidelines

· Summary (written test)

· Practical Operator evaluations Test (Must Pass)


· performing of pre-shift inspection

· battery maintenance and charging procedures

· propane cylinder exchange

· safe operating techniques

· load handling/selection

· dock safety

· Extensive hands-on training on the Training center sit down equipment


Must Pass Written Evaluation Test

Must Pass an Operator Practical Evaluation Test

School Equipment:

Students will have the opportunity to use the following school equipment as required throughtout the program: Sit-Down I/C Counterbalance class IV lift truck

Class Size:   Classes generally range in size from 4 to 8 students

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