Forklift Training

Forklift Training Operator Program


The graduate of the program will acquire the skills and knowledge required to become a safe entry-level Forklift Operator.


This forklift operator certification program is designed to ensure that operator knowledge and practical skills meet current safety standards and regulations. The course is ideal for all experienced operators as it is designed to reinforce the importance of proper safety and handling techniques. The program addresses the following issues:

  • Forklift fundamentals
  • Principals of stability, balance and capacity
  • The importance of the pre-operational inspection and how to perform the visual and operational inspection
  • Forklift rules of the road
  • Battery charging and changing as well as battery care
  • Other issues (if applicable)
  • Forklift safety operation
  • Electric motor hand truck safety operation
  • Stand up end control truck safety operation
  • Course Structure

    This comprehensive forklift operator certification program consists of the following:

  • Classroom training on the theory of lift truck operation and safety issues. Includes the use of workbooks and video.
  • Hands on operation of the forklift.
  • Evaluation is based on participants ability to demonstrate: 1) Daily inspection procedure 2) Site inspection for hazards 3) Demonstration of safe operation 4) Completion of a quiz on all aspects of the operation of the equipment as well as the regulations relating to the safe operation of the equipment.
  • The duration of the course is 8 hours over the course of either one full day or two four hour days.

    Different Equipment Packages

  • Counter Balance Forklift Training $225.00
    In-class Safety course, 4 hours Warehouse Training, License & Certification
  • Raymond Reach Forklift/Reach Truck Training $250.00
    In-class Safety course, 4 hours Warehouse Training, License & Certification
  • Walkie Rider/Pallet Training $225.00
    In-class Safety course, 4 hours Warehouse Training, License & Certification
  • Cherry Picker Forklift Training $250.00
    In-class Safety course, 4 hours Warehouse Training, License & Certification
  • *If you do not pass, you are welcome to re-test until you pass or give up at no further charge. Successful graduates receive professional industry credentials on course completion. Class are air conditioned, with comfortable leather chairs, free coffee, snacks and soft drinks.*


    Tuition is due at the time of registration. Applicants must register at our office prior to the course start date. Acceptable forms of payment are Cash, Debit Card, Visa, Master Card, Certified Cheque, Money Order or Bank Draft. If you are being financed through this course, you must provide written confirmation from your sponsor.


    We also offer "Worker Health & Safety Awareness Certificate" along-with Forklift Operator Program. This training has been mandated by the Ministry of Labor for All Employers and it's important that you complete the training as soon as possible. It's only a 90 minute examination.

    Upon completion of E-Learning: Once you have completed the module, you will print off your own certificate (this is the only proof you will have that the module is completed - so it's important that you print this off when you are done - otherwise you will have to complete the module again). You can save a PDF copy of the certificate.

    We also provide CORPORATE FORKLIFT & SAFETY TRAINING COURSES at your site or at our Forklift Training Centre.


    ​Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will receive "Wallet Cards & Certificates".

    This program does not require approval under Private Career College Act, 2005.*

    City Truck & Forklift Driving School

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    City Truck & Forklift Driving school services the Greater Toronto Area and is easily accessible from all major corridors.

    Our benefits

    Experience the City experience, these are just a couple of reasons why our students keep referring us all their friends and family!

    • Providing a progressive learning atmosphere for all students
    • Investing in our facility, latest equipment and technology
    • Providing our students with individual attention and care
    • Safety as top priority is instilled in all that walk through our doors
    • Investing in our students to ensure their longevity in their careers
    • Learning everyday and genuinely listening to our students and community members

    industries covered

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      18 years of age +

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      Valid G License

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      MTO Medical Forms