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Forklift Operator Training

If you are a new forklift operator with little to no experience please view our New Operator Forklift Course.


Course Location: SSM and on-site
Course Duration: 6 – 8 hours
Course Fee: $225 per person / $1849 group rate
Class Size: Up to 10
Training outside of Winnipeg may be subject to higher pricing

Course Description

Our forklift operator training provides students with the most current legislative information including the current CSA-B335-15 standard.
The Forklift Operator Training course includes a written and practical skill assessment to validate training competencies.      

Learning Outcomes

  • Forklift hazards
  • Standards, regulations, and responsibilities
  • Forklift design and classifications
  • Stability
  • Pre-operational checks (theory and practical)
  • Safe operating procedures
  • Fuel sources
  • Theory test and review of test

Practical evaluation – participants will each drive the forklift through Safety Services Manitoba’s pre-structured driving course to test driving abilities.

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

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

What our students are saying

  • “Instructor was engaging and interesting”
  • “The instructor stressed the importance of safety when operating a forklift”
  • “Instructor had a great knowledge of all forms of machines, not just a certain type”
  • “Always stopped to answer questions”
  • “I learned the limitations of machinery”