Forklift Operator Training

Washington private training

Have one of our expert instructors train and certify your team at your workplace by booking an on-site training. Blended and in-person classroom options are available, depending on your company’s needs. Note: In-person private training classes are only available in Washington. 

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What’s included:

  • Self-directed online course or in-person classroom training
  • Knowledge quiz
  • Practical training and evaluation
  • Certification

Employees will earn:

  • Forklift certification

Online or classroom course

Our OSHA-compliant classroom training can be taken in a self-directed online format, or delivered in person at your facility.

Practical training + evaluation

Next, your employees will receive in-person practical training and evaluation from one of our expert trainers.

Certify your team

Upon successful completion, your employees will receive proof of forklift certification, which is valid for 3 years.

Training that stacks up

Our on-site training can help your company’s forklift operators avoid costly hazards.

What will my employees learn in the on-site forklift training?

Topics covered in the online or classroom course:
  • The basics of PIT operation
  • Forklift features
  • Attachments, capacity, and stability 
  • Inspection and maintenance
  • Common hazards
  • Best safety practices
Topics covered in the practical session:
  • Get familiar with a real forklift
  • Practice what you learned online
  • Receive feedback and coaching

What will I learn in the instructor class?

Yes, your employees will earn a forklift certification upon successful completion of the classroom and practical training sessions.

What types of forklifts are covered in this training?

We offer training on Class 1-5 and Class 7 forklifts.

What is the difference between the self-directed online course and the classroom course?

Our online self-directed course covers all the same material as the classroom course. If you choose the online option, your employees will visit our training portal and complete the training online on their own time. In the classroom version, the same content will be delivered in person by our master trainer. Both versions include a final knowledge quiz.

I want to train my own employees. Is a private training class right for me?

If you would like to train your own employees, we offer comprehensive forklift instructor training for every size of business.

Still need help deciding?

We will work to find the solution that is right for you.

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