Forklift License In Toronto

Getting your forklift license has never been easier, Our comprehensive forklift training course meets or exceeds the CSA and B335-15 standards and the Ontario Ministry of labour guidelines for the safe operation of powered lift trucks.

With our interactive counterbalance or stand up fork lift training course, your employees will emerge with far more information and knowledge and be more productive.

So what is the CSA? The CSA is the (Canadian Standards Association). CSA publishes standards in print and electronic form, and provides training and advisory services. CSA is composed of representatives from industry, government, and consumer groups.

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Requirements

A forklift license is a requirement by the Occupational Health and Safety Act  (OHSA) and requires an operator to be properly trained using specific equipment.

The CSA Safety standards For Lift Trucks(B335-15)  identifies practical skills and evaluation needed by lift truck operators.

AI Forklift Training Ltd.  has a comprehensive forklift training course that meets or exceeds the CSA and B335-15 standards and the Ontario Ministry of labor guidelines for the safe operation of powered lift trucks.

With our interactive training course, your employees will emerge with far more information and knowledge and be more productive.

What Is A Forklift License

Forklift license is a certificate that is issued by an authorized training provider to a forklift operator who successfully completes a forklift safety course and examination. The forklift certification says that he/she is qualified to operate a forklift safely in the workplace.

A certification must meet the safety requirements of the Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA).

Having a forklift certificate ensures that the certificate holder is able to handle a forklift properly safely in the workplace. Employer must arrange for classroom theory education and practical training to all operators.

All certificates must have the name of the operator, training dates, the date of evaluation and the trainer who performed the training and evaluation.

Does A Forklift License Expire

Forklift certifications are valid for 3 years. After three years, you will need theory and practical reassessment in order to get recertified and be able to continue to operate a forklift in compliance with Ontario’s safety regulations. 

Forklift Safety should be taken very seriously as a forklift is a very heavy and powerful machine capable of lifting extremely heavy loads. Having the proper training ensures the operator is  compliant and knowledgeable forklift operator and abides by all safety regulations set by the MOL (Ministry of Labor) and the Canadian Safety association.

Training should only be conducted by an authorized trainer who has been trained in accordance with government regulations. Having a competent trainer will ensure that the training provided will meet or exceed training expectations. 

Forklift operator talking with his manager in large warehouse
Getting A Forklift License

Who Needs Training To Operate A Forklift

Any person that wants to operate a forklift needs specific training on the machine that they will be using, just because your are certified to operate one type of forklift does not allow you to operate any type of forklift. 

That is why training is required so you know what types of forklifts you can operate.

Training needs to be specific to the type of machine that you want to operate so choosing what type of forklift you want training on is important.

What Will You Learn Taking A forklift Operator Training Course

  • Fundamentals of powered lift trucks
  • General operating procedures
  • Load handling
  • Re-fueling and battery recharging
  • Workplace safety
  • Forklift Stability
  • Dock area safety
  • Pedestrian awareness

Your Forklift Certificate Will Give You The Ability To

  • Safely operate a forklift
  • Safely change or inspect batteries
  • Safely inspect forklift
  • Be able to understand the capacity plate
  • Understand the stability of the forklift
  • How to do pre inspections
  • understand the fundamentals of forklift safety
  • Load handling
  • Pedestrian Safety

Topics Covered In The Training Course

  • Fundamentals of powered lift trucks
  • General operating procedures
  • Load handling
  • Re-fuelling and battery recharging
  • Workplace safety
  • Forklift Stability
  • Dock area safety
  • Pedestrian awareness
Forklift License

Do I Get A License?

A picture forklift License is offered after completing the training course, each operator’s theory knowledge will be assessed using a multiple-choice test and practical evaluation of their ability to operate a forklift truck in a safe and efficient manner.

How Long is the Training Course?

The Counterbalance Forklift Training Course is 4 -8 hours depending on the number of participants. In-class theory with a practical driving assessment in their own warehouse setting.

Upon successful completion of the theory and evaluation, each operator will receive a wallet size ID forklift license and Certificate of Achievement. AI Forklift Training has everything you need to become a safe and competent operator.