Counterbalanced Forklift Certification Program

The most common forklift is counterbalanced — propane, diesel or electric. Our counterbalanced forklift certification and recertification programs include your specific company scenarios such as working near pedestrians and other equipment, handling tall loads, wide loads, hazardous loads, liquids and more.

What’s Covered in our Counterbalanced Forklift Certification Program

  • Regulations
  • Types of counterbalanced forklift
  • Stability on counterbalanced forklifts
  • Safe operating procedures
  • Pre-use inspections and fuel systems
  • Controls and basic operation
  • Loading/unloading from racks or stacks
  • Working in trailers or on ramps
  • Special load characteristics and/or attachments

Benefits of Training Your Forklift Operators

Protect your people

Employees are your biggest cost. Trained operators are an asset not a liability.

Protect your business.

Provide a safe working environment for workers and customers.

Protect your equipment.

Trained operators take more pride in the job leading to less equipment downtime.

Protect your product.

Trained operators are more efficient and accurate causing less product damage.

I had very good feedback from everyone about your course and would be happy to recommend you to anyone requiring this type of training.

Animatrik, Vancouver

…professionalism, and ethical commitment to properly training and certifying lift operators is why we continue to use Martin’s Forklift

Creation Technologies, Burnaby

We find their customer service and quality of work to be EXCELLENT!

Canada Plus Logistics, Delta

Great to work with you guys! Very professional!!!

Towne Millwork, Abbotsford

Martin’s style of teaching is great. I learned so much about forklifts and safety and he taught in a way that I know it will really stick with me.

Safe-Step, Burnaby

EXCELLENT! Martin and Lucia are a real pleasure to work with. I give them my highest recommendation!

Fab-All Manufacturing, Port Coquitlam

We recommend Martin’s Forklift and will definitely be working with them again.

Urban Fireplaces, Coquitlam

Martin and Lucia are very professional and knowledgeable. Scheduling with them is a breeze…

ALS Minerals, North Vancouver

The value Martin’s Forklift provides by coming to our site to do the training on our own equipment is exceptional…

RBM Hold Solutions, Surrey

…classes are great for all levels of experience and the service that Martin & Lucia provide is always superb.

C&S Tile, Burnaby

This convenient service saved us downtime, eliminating the need to travel to an offsite location.

TEK Roofing, Victoria

…willing to customize class size to fit our needs, flexible scheduling, and prompt certification documentation.

Terrapure Environmental, North Vancouver

A very clear instructor; it was an enriching experience for all of our trainees.

Trask’s Supply, Chilliwack

The driving component was clear, not rushed and we all learnt a great deal.

RC Products, Vancouver

I felt very comfortable the entire lesson and would greatly recommend for a professional and safe experience for either first time certifications or refresher courses.

Siaron Medical, Vancouver

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

Thank you for your great service. Our staff appreciated your professional care.

Hofstede’s Country Barn

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

Great instructor!  Very thorough . . . went above and beyond and looked at risks in our facility and gave some working recommendations.

Red Truck Beer

Martin’s Forklift did a fabulous job training on our turret truck at our Vancouver warehouse . . . I truly recommend them.

HBI Canada, Vancouver

Used this company to train 5 people on site . . . the course was very easy to understand and safety driven.

Shield Masonry, Vancouver

Provides excellent training for our employees . . . very convenient to have them onsite . . . great training for renewals and brand new learners, we will have them out again in two years.

Remo Nutrients

“. . . very impressed with the quality and layout of your training program.”

Pacific Coastal Airlines, YVR, Richmond

“Thank you for great Training!”

Courtenay Appliances