Forklift Operator Certification

Forklift equipment

What can you expect from this program/course?

Forklift Operator Certification can assist you and your company in meeting the requirements of legislation, and providing a safer environment to work in. In addition, training provides you with information on the operation, and basic maintenance, giving you the reassurance that you have adequate information to operate a forklift.

What will you learn?

This is a condensed course which includes classroom instruction as well as practical training, followed by a practical exam where the operator’s ability to safely maneuver the forklift and move loads is evaluated. The emphasis in this course is on teaching safe forklift operating procedures as well as evaluating the driver’s basic forklift handling skills. It is recommended that students have at least basic skills in forklift handling. Successful completion of both the theory and practical component is required.

OH&S are enforcing that companies have certified operators on site. Walk Behind units may subject to these regulations as well, consult with your OH&S contact.

Program at a glance

Credentials: This is a certification course. Non-Credit


  • Saturday, October 12, 2019

  • Saturday, March 21, 2020 

Length of Program: 8 Hours

Delivery Method: Olds Campus

Application Deadline: 2-weeks prior to course start, courses can fill fast, please register early.

Costs: $249 + GST

Admission Requirements: Basic forklift operation skills or previous exposure to operating forklifts