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MEOP 1001 - Forklift Operator 1 - Inexperienced

Mobile Equipment Operator Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

​This course will provide the inexperienced forklift operator with both theory and practical training in the operation of counterbalanced lift trucks. On successful completion, you will receive Mobile Equipment Operator Certification for Class 1, 4 and 5 counterbalanced lift trucks. Certification is valid for two years. This course meets current WCB guidelines and CSA Standards for lift-truck operators.

Prerequisite(s)

Driving experience.

Credits

1.0

Cost

$439.12

Fall 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 37014

Sat Dec 04 - Sat Dec 18 3 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Dec 04 - Dec 18 Sat 08:30 - 15:00 AIC AIC

Instructor

Jamie Linn

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$439.12

Notes

  1. This is a blended course consisting of online theory training (Dec 4) and on campus practical (Dec11 & Dec 18). Practical is held at BCIT Annacis Island Campus. CSA approved steel-toed footwear required. Prerequisite: Driving experience.

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

Winter 2022

Below are three offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 49361

Sat Jan 08 - Sat Jan 22 3 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Jan 22 Sat 08:30 - 15:00 AIC AIC Rm. 1530

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$439.12

Notes

  1. Course is held at Annacis Island Campus. CSA approved steel-toed footwear required. Prerequisite: Driving experience.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 49362

Sat Feb 26 - Sat Mar 12 3 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 26 - Mar 12 Sat 08:30 - 15:00 AIC AIC Rm. 1530

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$439.12

Notes

  1. Course is held at Annacis Island Campus. CSA approved steel-toed footwear required. Prerequisite: Driving experience.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 49364

Sat Mar 26 - Sat Apr 09 3 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 26 - Apr 09 Sat 08:30 - 15:00 AIC AIC Rm. 1530

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$439.12

Notes

  1. Course is held at Annacis Island Campus. CSA approved steel-toed footwear required. Prerequisite: Driving experience.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Operate forklifts in a competent and safe manner within WCB regulations.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

MEOP 1001 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Trades Discovery General
    Full-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Trades Discovery for Women
    Full-time   Associate Certificate

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