Forklift Training

  • Dates: 21 – 21 Mar, 2018
  • Address: City of Rockledge, Florida
  • Contact: Anita Wick
  • Email: AWick@flcities.com
  • Phone: 407-367-1734

Forklift Competency Certification

Duration:  Varies depending upon class size.


This is a two-level training session.  First, a supervisor/team leader is trained as a competent person.   Secondly, after the supervisor/team leader is deemed competent, the supervisor/team leader will observe and evaluate the competency of participating team personnel.  The supervisor/team leader will sign certification cards for all team personnel determined to be competent.


Overview: A supervisor/team leader competency assessment, followed by staff certification.   Training includes:  Forklift basics (from inspecting a forklift to parking a forklift, turning radius, center of gravity, and the stability triangle).  This course will ensure that participants will have met all the requirements to safely operate a forklift according to the OSHA Standard.  Licensing, performance evaluations, and refresher training are also addressed. 


Learning Objectives: 

•         To be considered competent to operate a forklift. 


This course assumes the participant has basic operating knowledge of the forklift equipment itself.


Participant Profile:     Under OSHA 1910.178(I), anyone operating a forklift must have an up-to-date Forklift Training Card.  One participant in this course is required to accept the role and responsibility of In-House-Trainer. 


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