forklift trainer certification


Forklift Trainer Certification Program

Safety is a serious concern for companies with employees who operate powered industrial trucks (PITs), such as forklifts, order pickers and motorized pallet jacks. Accidents are a constant – and very real – threat. Now your staff can improve workplace safety by becoming highly-effective forklift trainers!


J. J. Keller’s Safe & Smart™ Forklift Trainer Certification Program gives your trainers the knowledge, skills and experience to train operators and certify them to operate safely at your company.


Powered industrial trucks we can teach your staff to provide training for include:


  • Warehouse forklift
  • Motorized pallet jack
  • Order picker
  • Man-up
  • Reach truck
  • Stand-up forklift
  • Hyster forklift
  • Order picker
  • Cherry picker
  • Yale forklift
  • Raymond forklift
  • Skytrak forklift
  • Moffett truck-mounted forklift


Talk with a Compliance Specialist today at 833-982-1236

During this one-day, onsite program, our veteran instructors will train your staff to deliver effective PIT training that consists of these elements:


Adult Learning Methods

Shows your trainers how to create more impactful training using a variety of techniques. Topics include:

♦ Learning Styles 

♦ Paperwork and Scoring

♦ Professional Coaching


Classroom Instruction

Teaches your trainers how to effectively use and deliver our course curriculum materials in the classroom. Topics include:

♦ Regulatory Overview

♦ Forklift Safety

♦ Operation

♦ Written Tests


Range Instruction

Demonstrates how to set up a range, conduct PIT inspections, coach operators and conduct final testing. Topics include:

♦ Inspections

♦ Maintenance

♦ Maneuvering

♦ Obstacle Courses


Evaluation and Forklift Certification

Concludes with recommendations for improvements, advice on best practices and certification to deliver the Safe & Smart™ Forklift Operator Training. Topics include: 

♦ Safe Operation

♦ Inspection & Maintenance

♦ Evaluations

Forklift Training Program Resources

In addition to teaching your trainers using the actual types of PIT truckers that operators will use, this program provides all of the content and resources needed, including:

  • Forklift DVD training program
  • Safe & Smart™ Forklift PowerPoint presentation
  • Safe & Smart™ Forklift operator workbooks
  • Safe & Smart™ Forklift trainer guidebook
  • Unlimited access to J. J. Keller subject-matter experts to answer your regulatory & safety questions
forklift trainer resources

Keep employees safe by knowing what training and training recordkeeping is required by OSHA. Get a FREE copy of our OSHA Training Requirements tip sheet.

Ready to train your trainers using the Safe & Smart™ Powered Industrial Truck Trainer Certification Program? 


Talk with a J. J. Keller Training Specialist today by calling 833.982.1236 or fill out the form below and we’ll be in touch with you.

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