Forklift

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A Forklift is an industrial piece of equipment used to lift and transport materials. Developed in 1920, the Forklift has since become an indispensable piece of equipment in warehousing and manufacturing operations.

What can I drive with this Licence?

Depending on your choice of training, at Toronto Truck Driving School, we offer six variations of certification for the following Lift Trucks:

  • COUNTERBALANCE
  • WALKIE
  • RAYMOND REACH
  • CLAMP TRUCK
  • ORDERPICKER
  • SCISSOR LIFT

What Does this Course Cover?

As a forklift operator you will perform tasks associated with moving goods from one place to another. The operator may load and unload trucks, or supply certain areas with products or remove finished goods in a warehouse setting. As an operator you may be called on to check inventory, tag products, and wrap loads as required. Our training covers the following areas:

  • Attachments
  • Pre-shift Inspections
  • Battery Inspections
  • Propane Inspections
  • Safety operating procedures
  • Pedestrian safety procedures
  • Stability factors
  • Load centers
  • And more!

Our training focuses on the safe operating skills and knowledge required to confidently operate a forklift truck.

How long is the course and what does it cost?

Depending on your needs and experience you can register for a combination of training programs that suit your needs. Each Driving Lesson is scheduled for 1 Full Hour.

Lessons can be scheduled 7 days a week, during regular operating hours from 8am-8pm.

Forklift Package #1

  • 1 (45 min) Driving Lesson

  • Safety Classroom

  • Test and Licensing

$154.87 + Tax = $175
Forklift Package #2

  • 2 (45 min) Driving Lessons

  • Safety Classroom

  • Test and Licensing


$200.00 + Tax = $226.00
Forklift Package #4

  • 4 (45 min) Driving Lessons

  • Safety Classroom

  • Test and Licensing

$315.00 + Tax = $355.95
Forklift Package #5

  • 12 (45 min) Driving Lessons

  • Safety Classroom

  • Test and Licensing

$415.92 + Tax = $470.00
Forklift Renewal (Single Piece)

Certification Renewal Per Machine

Applicant must provide proof of prior licensing and complete a short competence examination.
Renewal Certification is available for the following piece of machinery:

COUNTER BALANCE WALKIE
RAYMOND REACH CLAMP TRUCK
ORDERPICKER SCISSOR LIFT
$100+ Tax = $113.00

What will I graduate with?

Depending on your choice of certification at Toronto Truck Driving School, we offer six variations of licencing for the following Lift Trucks:

  • COUNTERBALANCE
  • WALKIE
  • RAYMOND REACH
  • CLAMP TRUCK
  • ORDERPICKER
  • SCISSOR LIFT

What do I need before I can begin?

  • You do not need any sort of driver’s licence to obtain your Forklift certification
  • You must be above 17 years of age (with the permission of your parents) or 18 Years old

How do I register for this course?

You may register in Person, over the Phone, or Online:

Upon registration students will receive a confirmation email confirming enrolment and username and password to access our online portal to manage schedule and payment.

Can I get a job after I complete this program?

You may register in Person, over the Phone, or Online:

As a forklift operator you will perform tasks associated with moving goods from one place to another. The operator may load and unload trucks, or supply certain areas with products or remove finished goods in a warehouse setting. As an operator you may be called on to check inventory, tag products, and wrap loads as required. Many industries rely on forklifts on a daily basis, and operators can be found in airports, loading docks and warehouses. There are many employment opportunities for forklift operators as any industry that requires products or goods to be moved will need to employ a qualified operator.

The following links are a great place to start when considering a career within this field:

Indeed.com
Lift Temp Inc.
Halogen
Job Bank

Is financial assistance available for this course?

There are several financing options that might be available to you.

Please visit our Financial Help for more info.

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