The Albuquerque Forklift Training and Certification course offered by Safety Counselling will teach you how to safely operate a forklift. All forklift operators are required by OSHA to be trained and certified to use a forklift on the job. Taking your forklift certification with us, you’ll receive both classroom and hands on training at our facility.

We offer two types of Forklift Training classes to fit your needs.

Forklift

What type of equipment does this cover?

Straight mast forklifts designed for use on hard surfaces.

Who needs this certification?

  • Warehouse workers
  • Dock workers
  • Material handlers
  • Any worker required to operate a forklift on the job

What will be covered?

  • How to safely operate a forklift
  • Do’s, Don’ts and Safety Tips
  • Loading/Stacking/Unloading
  • Types of Equipment – 7 classes
  • Tires – Solid and Pneumatic
  • Engineering Principles
  • Car vs. Forklift
  • Fulcrum
  • Center of Gravity
  • Attachments
  • Load Center
  • Technical Terminology
  • Operator and Owner Responsibilities
  • Speeding
  • Riders
  • Seat Belts
  • Steering
  • Docks and Ramps
  • Braking and Parking
  • Pedestrians
  • Forklift Maintenance
  • Fueling
  • Hands On Training
  • Performing safety checks of forklift
  • Proper use of controls
  • Maneuvering Skills
  • Selecting Loads
  • Unattended Trucks

Rough Terrain Forklift Class 7 Qualified Person

Who needs this certification?

  • Any workers required to operate a forklift on rough terrain
  • Any workers required to operate any extended reach forklifts
  • Construction workers
  • Warehouse workers
  • Dock workers
  • Material handlers
  • Delivery drivers

What type of equipment does this cover?

  • Straight Mast – Rough Terrain
  • Extended Reach – Arm and Mast
  • Extended Reach – Boom Type

What will be covered?

Training In Safe Operations

  • You – The Operator
  • Attitude
  • Applicable Rules
  • Training and Authorization
  • Safe / Unsafe Practices
  • Maneuvering Skills
  • Communication
  • The Forklift
  • Leverage
  • Center of Gravity
  • Momentum
  • Stability Area

The Effect of Center of Gravity and Momentum on Stability

  • Forward Tipping
  • Side Tipping
  • Backward Tipping

Steering

  • Two Wheel
  • Front
  • Rear
  • 4 Wheel – Short Turning Radius
  • 4 Wheel – Crab Action
  • One Person Machine – No Riders
  • Load Chart
  • Clearness
  • Controls

Operating the Machine

  • Starting
  • Stopping
  • Hydraulics
  • Parking
  • Misuse
  • Operating Conditions
  • Load Capacity
  • Safety Through Inspection and Maintenance

Hands On Training

  • Performing safety checks of forklift
  • Proper use of controls
  • Maneuvering Skills
  • Selecting Loads
  • Unattended Trucks

What happens at the end of the course?

Students will be required to pass a written exam at the end of the training. Upon successful completion of the Forklift Training and Certification course in Albuquerque at Safety Counselling, you will receive your forklift certification card and you will be qualified to operate a forklift on the job!

Call to Register 505-881-1112

At our hands on training facility, we strive to make our Forklift Training and Certification course in Albuquerque fun and give workers the tools necessary to advance their careers.