Cowichan Valley

Need Forklift Training At Your Business in the Cowichan Valley?

Call VanIsle Forklift to schedule island training 250-889-2074.

Whether you are running a business in Duncan, Chemainus or anywhere in the Cowichan Valley, we bring our forklift certification programs to you ensuring your employees learn what they need to know to operate safely at your business.

Wholesale distribution, construction, manufacturing, craft brewers, wineries – wherever forklifts are used we provide forklift certification and recertification training that is competitively priced and delivered where, when and how you need it.

Island Based for Island Business

Satisfied Cowichan Valley customers includeCowichan Valley School District, Averill Creek VineyardsJones Marine and many more.

Our Forklift Training Programs

Counterbalanced Forklift Certification Program


Counterbalanced forklifts are the most popular type of forklift. We offer forklift certification and recertification for all models and types, propane, diesel or electric.

Narrow Aisle Forklift Certification Program

Narrow Aisle

Narrow aisle forklifts are typically used indoors. Our forklift training programs teach your employees to operate safely including steering and stacking high in narrow aisles.

Powered Pallet Truck Forklift Certification Program

Powered Pallet Truck

Powered Pallet Trucks are commonly referred to as power jacks or electric pallet jacks. We guide your employees on safe operation of your powered pallet trucks for certification as forklift operators in your business.

Aerial Lift Training Program

Aerial Lift

Aerial Lifts — are classified as scissor lifts or boom lifts. These lifts can be battery-powered, propane, gas or diesel — and we provide on site aerial lift training on all of them.

Thank you for a great day, we learned a lot. And we are putting it to good use already.

Inspiration Furniture

Great on-site training. Martin tailored the learning to our specific machine and warehouse.

Scottish Line Painting

The driving component was clear, not rushed and we all learnt a great deal. I would recommend to anyone…

RC Products

I just wanted to thank Lucia and Martin for the excellent job they did during our forklift training.

Dovre Import

Thank you! I will definitely recommend your services. Excellent day.

Trimlite, Surrey

…have had Martin’s Forklift training 5 times now and have always found them courteous and very knowledgeable.

Gescan Surrey forklift operator

They were all very happy with the training you provided, and we received great feedback.

Coast Mountain Dairy

…one of the best trainers, or teachers, I have ever had. Coming to Gescan with no forklift experience, he had me lifting circles around the warehouse in just a couple hours.

Gescan Abbotsford

Martin and his crew make it very easy to train and recertify teammates… would not hesitate to recommend them for all your forklift training needs.

Emco Abbotsford

Everything was just great. We were very pleased to have you look after this for us, and the feedback from the crew in training was really good!

Construction Drilling

Our trades crew here at School District 79 had no issues at all interacting with Martin and Lucia. Will definitely be making use of their services again.

School District 79

Excellent training! Recently Martin provided boom lift training for our crew right at our Victoria job site.

TEK Roofing

Thanks, the guys said you did a great job!

Whistler Blackcomb

Very friendly and helpful, and I always walk away having learned something new. I would highly recommend them.

Gescan Whistler

My experience with Martin’s Forklift was absolutely outstanding.

CTG Brands, Richmond

They are very knowledgeable and professional, always going above and beyond to help us out.

Urban Barn DC, Delta

Martin is very professional, thorough, consistent, and very calm and patient to learn under.

Kanata Blanket, Richmond

We have been using Martin’s for a few years now and have always had excellent training service from them.

Trailer Wizards, Delta

We’ve been working with Martin for the last 5 years, always happy with their quick and easy, ON TIME service.

Creative at Home, Burnaby

I would like to compliment you on the excellent service and communication that your company provided.

Garibaldi Glass, Burnaby

The training was very well received and clearly answered all of my questions.

Creation Technologies, Burnaby

I am always confident after a training session that my employees are ready to take on the driving we need in a very high paced environment.

Fab-All Manufacturing, Port Coquitlam