Forklift Train the Trainer

  • Course Location: SSM and on-site
    Class Size: 10 maximum
    Course Duration: 2 days (16 hours) – classroom and practical
    $1,499 per person: $500 for each additional student per company

    Training outside of Winnipeg may be subject to higher pricing.

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      Course Description

    lift truckThis course will go into great depth in regards to training forklift trainers to become competent instructors. This course will teach participants the skills required to train adult learners. This program will begin teaching participants the same program a forklift participant would learn to ensure potential trainers have a solid working knowledge of the forklift; this includes a written and practical skill assessment to validate training competencies. Participants are then expected to spend up to 30 minutes teaching the SSM forklift course to the other participants to ensure they become comfortable instructing this course at their workplace.

    This course includes a written and practical skill assessment to validate training competencies. SSM’s forklift training provides 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.

      Learning Outcomes

    DAY 1

      • 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

    Practical Evaluation
    Participants will each drive the forklift through the Safety Services Manitoba pre-structured driving course to test driving abilities

    DAY 2

    Instructional Techniques

      • Participant instructs a portion of the forklift course (determined by SSM Instructor)

    • Participant instructs and evaluates practical use of the forklift


    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

    7.1 General
    The knowledge and skills listed below are considered the minimum qualifications for lift truck operator trainers. Trainers should be familiar with the various types and classes of lift trucks for which they provide training, including applications, limitations, and restrictions. Trainers should keep abreast of new teaching methods and technology.

    7.2 Qualifications
    A lift truck trainer shall have as a minimum the following qualifications:
    a) the successful completion of a lift truck operator-training course (including all practical elements) that meets the requirements of this Standard (proof of completion to be made available)
    b) trainers of operators of high-lift, man-up Class 2 lift trucks shall have successfully completed a fall protection course


      What are our students saying?

    • “I really felt the inspection portion was important as I was a little lost doing this at work.”
    • “Very hands on training.”
    • “I left with confidence to go back to the my workplace and teach this course.”
    • “Yves showed an emphasis on safety at all times.”
    • “I learned the practice of keeping safety and routine checks at the forefront.”