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Online Forklift Certification Training

Thousands of lift truck-related injuries and fatalities occur each year due to unsafe operation or lack of training. That’s why Leavitt Machinery offers an in-depth online forklift certification course for operators of all experience levels. The content of this course aims to reduce the risk of forklift-related injuries by instructing operators in safe practices. Upon completion of this online forklift training, participants will be equipped with the knowledge they need for safe and efficient operation. All content within this forklift certification course complies with CSA Standard B335-15 and ANSI Standard B56.1.

For more information on this online forklift training course, contact our operator training team. We offer hundreds of online, in-class, and blended training options for all applications, companies, and individuals.

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Online Forklift Training Course Topics

  • The need to reduce risks to people, products, and property.
  • The fundamentals of lift trucks including components and their functions.
  • The principles of balance, capacity, and stability.
  • Pre-operational inspection procedures and why they’re important.
  • Safe entry, exit, and operating procedures.
  • Operating lift trucks around pedestrians.
  • Procedures for safely parking a lift truck.
  • Safe methods for picking up, moving, and deploying loads.
  • Procedures for surviving incidents.
  • Safe procedures for fueling gasoline and LPG-powered forklifts.
  • How to safely replace LPG tanks.
  • Safe procedures for charging, changing, and adding water to industrial batteries.

Online Forklift Certification Course Duration:

This online forklift certification course takes approximately 2 hours to complete. As an online course, it can be started, paused, and resumed as needed.

Testing and Completion:

Testing is conducted throughout this online forklift training to reinforce the knowledge presented. Participants must obtain a mark of at least 80% to pass the course. Two additional attempts will be granted if this mark is not obtained on the first attempt. Upon passing the test, participants are awarded with an online certificate of completion. Please note that some jurisdictions may require further practical evaluation for full certification.

Universally Compatible:

This online forklift certification course has been designed to offer complete functionality on most internet-capable devices. Participants can complete this training on nearly all Windows, Android, and Apple-based phones, computers, and tablets.

Select courses are also available with multiple language options. Take a look at the full list of courses we have available for Canada (English, Spanish, French) and the USA ( English, Spanish, French)!

Not ready for the Advanced Rigging and Slinging training? Basic Rigging or Intermediate Rigging options are also available.