Continuing Education

TRSP151 - Forklift Operator Training

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Course Overview

Gain the valuable skill of forklift operation through this introductory course. Increase your personal safety by exploring the potential dangers of forklift operation and by reviewing the responsibilities of forklift operators. Delve into theory, including basic physics, and obtain hands-on experience. Ensure you are up-to-date with the training requirements outlined in Alberta’s Best Practices Guideline for Forklift Health and Safety. After successfully completing the course, you will receive a wallet card certificate indicating number of training hours and type of forklift used.

With the skills gained in this course, you will have the foundation to progress towards your certification with TRSP152 - Forklift Certification.

Students who have not received a Forklift Certification within the last 3 years are required to complete TRSP151 before registering for TRSP152.

Students are required to submit a copy of a valid driver’s license by email to

Upcoming Offerings

Delivery Methods

  • Face to Face: class is scheduled in-person, with face-to-face instruction
  • Blended: class has a portion of face-to-face and online interaction
  • Hyflex: class has a flexible structure where it's optional for students to attend sessions in the classroom, participate online, or do both.
  • Remote Live Delivery: replaced online synchronous, where classes are fully online and scheduled at a specific time for students to attend.
  • Remote On-Demand Delivery: replaced online asynchronous, where students can engage with online class content at different times.
  • Remote Independent: online learning where content is self-led and no instructor.
  • Work Placement: class is a work placement
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