Forklift Operator Training Class Curriculum

Forklift Operator Training Class Topics

Overview of training agenda and types of equipment used by MHI for our training classes:

  • Classroom instruction
  • Class Length, Approx. 4 Hours
  • Practical exercises by the trainee (hands-on training)
  • Evaluation of the operators performance by the trainer
  • Use of computer aids or video tapes
  • Use of a workbook

Topics Addressed during our training include:

  • Operating instructions
  • Automobile vs. lift truck
  • Truck controls and instrumentation
  • Power source
  • Steering and maneuvering
  • Visibility
  • Vehicle capacity and stability
  • Refueling
  • Battery changing and recharging
  • Workplace related topics
  • Load manipulation, stacking, etc.
  • Hazardous locations
  • Ramps and other sloped surfaces
  • Closed environments
  • Potential hazardous environments
  • Pre-shift inspection
  • Operating limitations
  • Surface conditions

As part of your Operator Training Package, included is a Complete Facility Assessment (over $ 2,000.00 value) at no additional charge. This is a value added service we provide before the actual training, once order has been placed. Documentation is provided to customer upon completion.

Please contact your local MHI branch for Operator Training pricing and details. You will find our branch information HERE