Forklift Operator – Basic Training Course

Designed for individuals who need to learn how to be a safe, productive and responsible operator.

Book training online:

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Please contact Grande Prairie branch to book training:
Tel: 780-539-5025    Email:
Please contact Fort St. John branch to book training:
Tel: 780-539-5025   Email:
Please contact Fort Nelson branch to book training:
Tel: 780-447-5050    Email:
Please contact Fort McMurray branch to book training:
Tel: 780-447-5050     Email:

Course Description

What will I learn in Forklift Operator training?

Forklift Operator Training Course in Edmonton

Following completion of this course, you should be able to recognise:

  • Lift truck fundamentals
  • The principles of balance, stability and capacity
  • The importance of a pre-shift inspection
  • How to perform a thorough pre-shift inspection
  • Safety guidelines for operating your lift truck
  • Safe load handling techniques
  • Safety rules for:
    • Refueling internal combustion lift trucks
    • Changing and charging industrial batteries

Why is a Forklift Operator course important?

Forklift Operator training helps to increase operator efficiency and reduces the number of accidents.

Who should attend?

Any personnel required to operate a forklift.

In-house and on-site options

Forklift Operator training is offered in-house at our training facilities:

Ketek Head Office – Edmonton
10457 184 Street NW, Edmonton, AB, T5S 1G1

Ketek Operations Centre – Edmonton
20204 110 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB, T5S 1X8

Ketek – Fort McMurray
3001 Snow Eagle Dr, Fort McMurray, AB T9H 0J4

Ketek – Grande Prairie
65021 Highway 43, Grande Prairie, AB T8V 3R5

On-site course delivery

Forklift Operator training can be provided at your convenience.

For all on-site training inquiries, please email
or call 780-447-5050

How long is the course?

Course time: Approximately 6 hours
(includes practical component)

Course cost

Forklift Operator training course price:

Advertised prices are based on course delivery within 50 km of Edmonton. Cost may vary based on client needs and location. Course length may vary depending on class size, student interaction, and skill level of participants.

Retail, Corporate and Preferred Corporate pricing is available.

*Course prices are subject to change at the discretion of Ketek Group Inc.
**All confirmed bookings will be honoured at advertised/quoted price at time of registration.

Forklift Operator certificate

Upon successful completion of the basic Forklift Operator training, a certificate of completion will be provided.
Re-certification: Every three years

Certificates will only be issued upon successful completion of both the theory portion and the practical evaluation of the course. (80% minimum required for both components)

Unsuccessful candidates may take the course again at full cost based on course availability and the discretion of the instructor.


All students are required to bring government-issued identification. If verification is not provided, the student will not be permitted to take the course.

Cancellation: 24-hours notice is required for all cancellations

  • Late arrivals that are denied entrance to the class, or who fail to attend the class without notification (no-shows), will forfeit the full course fee.
  • Qualified substitutions will be allowed up to the course start date in lieu of forfeitures.

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Training is fundamental to any successful business. Workers are continually exposed to new tasks, and with turnover and growth in many sectors of the economy, there is a constant influx of new workers being introduced to activities they have not done before. This knowledge and skill gap can be mitigated by a regimen of training courses.

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Ketek – Edmonton: 20204 110 Avenue NW, Edmonton AB
Ketek – Fort McMurray: 3001 Snow Eagle Drive, Fort McMurray AB
Ketek – Grande Prairie: 65021 Highway 43, Grande Prairie AB, T8V 3R5
Ketek – Fort St. John: 6707 87a Avenue, Fort St. John BC, V1J 0B4
Ketek – Fort Nelson: 4801 – 46 Avenue, Fort Nelson BC, V0C 1R0