Forklift Training (Counterbalanced)

Earn your Counterbalanced Forklifts certificate upon successful completion of this course

Forklift Training


Forklift Training (Counterbalanced)

Online Training Course

What is Counterbalanced Forklift Training?

With thousands of lift truck related injuries and fatalities occurring each year, this online Counterbalanced Forklifts course aims to reduce the risks related to sit-down, vertical mast forklifts by teaching you how to become a safe lift truck operator.

This course was written to comply with the requirements for theory training as outlined in both the CSA Standard B335-04 as well as the ANSI Standard B56.1.

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Course Overview

Course Overview

This online course aims to reduce the risks related to sit-down, vertical mast forklifts by teaching how to become a safe lift truck operator. Forklifts are often a integral part of many industries and businesses, so knowing how to safely and efficiently maintain and operate them is paramount to warehouse success and more.


In this online Forklift Training (Counterbalanced) course, the following topics are covered:

    ✔ The Need to Reduce Risk to People, Products, and Property

    ✔ Lift Truck Fundamentals, Including Components And Their Functions

    ✔ The Principles Of Balance, Stability, And Capacity

    ✔ The Importance Of A Pre-Operational Inspection

    ✔ The Procedures For Completing Both A Visual And Operational Inspection

    ✔ How To Safely Enter, Exit, And Operate Lift Trucks

    ✔ How To Operate Lift Trucks Around Pedestrians

    ✔ Guidelines For Parking A Lift Truck

    ✔ Safe Methods For Picking Up, Moving, And Deploying Loads

    ✔ Procedures For Surviving Incidents

    ✔ Safe Procedures For Replacing Liquid Petroleum Tanks

    ✔ And More!

The completion time of this course is about 2 hours, which include practical exercises and testing. The passing score is 80%, and participants earn a certificate that can be downloaded. Virtual proctoring may be available for an additional fee.

Universally Compatible

This Ground Disturbance online course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.

Ground Disturbance Level 201


Average Completion Time

The average completion time is 2 hours. Individual times will vary depending how long is spent on each module.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing is included to reinforce the training. You are allowed three attempts to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be safely stored on your account and is available to download & print.