Telehandler Operator Training
Our course is designed using parameters set out by the CSA Standard B335-15. This standard identifies the knowledge, practical skills and evaluation requirements needed by Telehandler operators. The practical evaluation of the Telehandler operator training course requires operators to demonstrate competency skill level equal or greater to the industry accepted measurements.
This program is suitable for new and existing operators. Participants with little or no practical operating experience will require practical operator training prior to practical testing.
- On-site training at your location – Contact MidSouthWest Training and Consulting to request a quote.
- Open classroom training – Held at locations throughout southwest Ontario, including Burlington, Oakville, Mississauga, Hamilton, St. Catharines, Kitchener, and London. Find a training class location near you.
- Train the Trainer – Have your trainer trained by the best by having MidSouthWest Training and Consulting train them.
- Online learning – Online courses can be purchased indvidually or as part of our learning management system.
- Current applicable legislation and guidelines
- Responsibilities of the workers, supervisors and employers
- Identify various types of lift trucks
- Hazard Identification and controls
- Pre-operational checks
- Inspection, maintenance, and records
- Lift capacity and load limitations
- Fuel safety for both electric and internal combustion engine equipment
- Loading Dock Safety
- Stacking and de-stacking Industrial Racking
- Safe operating procedures
6.5 hours in-class program held on-site at your location or at one of our open class locations.
Practical operator testing is held on-site at your location. The instructor works with one operator at a time for approximately 30 to 40 minutes per Lift truck type. Practical training duration is dependent on type(s), fuel, and use applications.
Practical Testing for Existing Operators
Practical operator testing is held on-site at your facility and is scheduled following the in-class segment. The instructor will work with 1 operator at a time for approximately 30 minutes per type
Practical Training for New Operators
Participants with little or no practical operating experience will require practical operator training prior to practical testing. The duration of practical training varies based on equipment application(s) and skill level of the participant.
Practical evaluations are conducted individually. Practical evaluations are required for complete certification.
- In-class training
- Practical operator testing on up to 2 equipment types (providing 2nd test takes place at the same time & location)
- Record of training report
- Written examinations
- Individual wallet certificates (for participants with 80% passing score on both written and practical tests)
This course contains 6.5 technical hours and may be eligible for HRPA and/or BCRSP CPD points.
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