Telehandler/Variable Reach Forklift Operator Training

Course Overview:

This training program is designed to provide telehandler/variable reach forklift operators with a solid foundation in health and safety standards, preventative maintenance and proper procedures for safe operation. The course consists of classroom theory with a written component and practical, hands-on experience. Course content is delivered through a PowerPoint presentation and interactive discussion and reinforced through workbooks and supplementary handouts.

The Course Curriculum Covers:

  • Safety regulations & standards
  • Telehandler fundamentals
  • Field hazard identification
  • Preventative maintenance & procedures (pre-operational inspections)
  • Job safety analysis
  • Safe operation
  • Principle of balance & stability
  • Proper start up & shut down protocol
  • Operating on slopes
  • Safe load handling & techniques
  • Load charts

Provided by:
Leavitt Machinery

Course length:
8 hours

Class minimum/maximum:
Minimum: 4

Max: Experienced 10/ Novice 5 

Supervisors Safety Certificate Program:
elective course


$1,950 per class in Lower Mainland;
$2,300 outside Lower Mainland

Post Session:
Wallet Card

Course Timeline:
re-certification is 3 years

  • PPE Required
  • Organization required to provide equipment and are responsible for any related costs