Forklift Refresher Training

  • Live Remote Training Available

    Course Location: SSM and on-site
    Class Size: 16 maximum
    Course Duration: ½ day (4 hours) – classroom and practical
    $139 per person / $999 group rate

    Training outside of Winnipeg may be subject to higher pricing.

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    Forklift Refresher Training
    Course Description

    lift truck (forklift) refresher trainingThe Forklift Refresher Training course includes a written and practical skill assessment to validate training competencies. Safety Services Manitoba has also introduced student response technology into the forklift refresher training for a more interactive experience. SSM’s forklift refresher training updates students with the most current legislative information including the new CSA-B335-15 standard changes. Participants will receive a certificate upon successful completion of this course.

    Note: In addition to safety training and the elements of this course, operators are required to be evaluated on the forklift they will operate, in the workplace they will operate in and with the loads normally to be applied. Also, the CSA standard requires that operators be retrained at least every three years. Call for information on how to comply with this requirement.

      Learning Outcomes

    • Module 1 –Forklift Hazards

    • Module 2 – Standards, Regulations & Responsibilities

    • Module 3 – Forklift Design and Classifications

    • Module 4 – Stability

    • Module 5 – Pre-Operational Checks (theory and practical)

    • Module 6 – Safe Operating Procedures

    • Module 7 – Fuel Sources

    • Theory test and review of test


    Manitoba Regulation

    22.29(1) No employer shall require or permit a worker to operate a powered lift truck unless the employer has issued a certificate to the worker under this section.

    22.29(2) No employer shall issue a certificate to a worker to operate a powered lift truck unless the employer has first ensured that the worker.

    (a) has received instruction, training and testing in the operation of the powered lift truck in accordance with a code of practice approved and issued under the Act.

    CSA B335-15 6.21.1 Retraining

    Operators of lift trucks shall receive retraining in accordance with the requirements of the authority having jurisdiction and, in the absence of such requirements, shall receive retraining at intervals not exceeding three years.


      What are our students saying?

    • “Emphasis on safety was delivered.”
    • “Learned to be more aware of my surroundings when operating machinery.”
    • “Dan [the instructor] was excellent.”
    • “Learned not be complacent when operating machinery.”
    • “Glad I took this course, it made me think of the importance of safety in the workplace.”
    • “Very well done.”
    • “Excellent practice and review.”
    • “It was a good refresher.”
    • “[This course is good] for anyone who works in a warehouse where you need to use a forklift. I would highly recommend.”
    • “Very good instructor”