The Albuquerque Forklift Training and Certification course offered by Safety Counseling 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 at Safety Counseling, 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 fun and give workers the tools necessary to advance their careers.