telehandler certification

program highlights



This detailed online Telehandler Certification course covers safe operation for the different classes of variable reach lift trucks. This course exceeds all CSA, OHS, and CCOHS requirements for classroom operator safety training certification in all Canadian provinces and territories. A practical evaluation checklist, and easy-to-use instructions for evaluating operator competence on the machine.

This course was designed to meet and exceed requirements for theory and written exam training as outlined in:

  • CSA Standard B335-15
  • ANSI Standard B56.6

  • Federal and provincial VRLT-related legislation requirements for the machine, employees, supervisors and employers
  • Machine hazards
  • Common lift truck incidents and accidents
  • Different lift truck classes
  • The importance of the operator’s manual
  • Safety decals
  • Machine components, controls, brake types, and safe guards
  • Capacities and in-depth stability principles
  • Proper use of load charts
  • Pre-operational inspections
  • Function tests
  • Maintenance
  • Hydraulic system dangers
  • Refuelling
  • Hazard assessment/mitigation
  • Rescue planning
  • Proper communication
  • PPE
  • Operating rules
  • Steering modes
  • Loading/unloading
  • Racks
  • Work platform use
  • Parking and shutting down
  • Record Keeping

Program Duration:   4 Hours

Passing Grade:        80% (Must be achieved for certificate of completion).

Materials:                Supplemental materials for completing this course can be accessed online.

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.