Training Course

Forklift: Train-the-Trainer

c5 series operator responsibiity

Course Overview

This three-day program is designed for people that are required to be able to certify operators of forklift trucks or other material handling related equipment within their own facility. It provides the person with the necessary tools to guide them in meeting the applicable legislation and standards including an overview of instructional techniques, adult learning methods, use of training aids, etc.

Course Content
Day One: Operators program
  • Introduction and importance of training
  • Legislation, standards/guidelines:
    • New C.S.A. standard B335-15
    • Ministry of Labour guidelines
    • OHSA and Regulation 851
    • Due Diligence Bill C-45 update
    • Forklift classes and design components
    • Engineering principles of design (stability)
  • Pre-operating inspections
  • Safe operating procedures
  • Pedestrian safety
  • Propane exchange/battery care/maintenance
  • Trailer loading/unloading & dock safety
  • Operators theory test
  • Observe practical testing with instructor
Day Two
  • Initial presentation for students
  • Adult teaching techniques
  • Andragogy versus pedagogy
  • Training aids (how/when to use)
  • Effective communication techniques
  • Use of operator manuals/tests
  • The art of asking questions
  • Homework assignment
Day Three
  • Final theory presentations
  • Lesson plans
  • Program review (Q & A)
  • Written exam
  • Setting up an effective test area
  • Practical evaluation process
  • Practical presentations
  • Summary