New Operator Courses

Counterbalance Counterbalance Order Picker Electric Propane TOY TOYOTA Narrow Aisle Reach Walkie- Rider LIET FORMATION CERTIFIE

Course Overview

This course is designed for individuals with little or no previous lift truck experience. It includes 8 hours of classroom theory, up to 30 hours of practice, a theoretical and a practical exam. This program covers applicable Provincial and/or Federal legislation and guidelines, liability, documentation and responsibilities.

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.


  • 8000 square foot mock warehouse
  • New Forklift equipment (2014) which includes Counterbalance Propane and Electric, Narrow Aisle Reach, Order Picker, and Walkie Rider pallet trucks and Clamp
  • 5 to 1 student to instructor ratio for practical training
  • Professional certified instructors