Forklift Operator (4 piece)

Forklift Operator (4 piece)

Course code: AUTO 1425
Length: 36 hours
Location: Durham College Whitby Campus
Cost: $1,401.20 (parking not included)
Course Availability:

  • June 26 – June 29, Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • July 31 – August 3, Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course is designed for people with limited or no previous experience on powered lift trucks.  The course consists of intensive classroom and hands-on instruction. Hands-on training will include Electric Counterbalance, Propane Counterbalance, Reach and Electric Walkie Pallet Trucks.  Testing will include oral, written and a practical evaluation.   Upon successful completion students will receive a certificate and wallet card.


  • Legislation;
  • Lifting, moving and placing loads;
  • Specific plant issues; and
  • Types of trucks and lift trucks.


  • Previous driving experience or G2 driver’s licence suggested; and
  • Required safety equipment: safety boots, glasses and work gloves.

Withdrawals and refunds:

Refunds will be issued only if the Official Withdrawal form is received no later than three business days prior to the program’s scheduled start date.
Please note: all refunds are subject to a cancellation fee.