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BCIT offers the most comprehensive hands-on forklift training available.

Small class size offers personalized attention from qualified, friendly instructors and you will gain the hands-on training employers are looking for in our warehouse and yard complete with thirteen powered industrial trucks, loading dock, ramp and racking. Our training meets all WorkSafeBC guidelines and CSA standards.

Graduates will receive BCIT Mobile Equipment Operator Certification.

Check details and availability of the following forklift operator training courses:

  • MEOP 1001 – Forklift Operator 1 – Inexperienced
    Provides forklift operator training to those with little or no experience operating lift-trucks. Successful participants will receive Counterbalanced (Class 1, 4 and 5) Lift-truck Operator Certification.
  • MEOP 1002 – Forklift Operator 1 – Experienced
    Provides forklift training to those with proven experience operating forklifts. Successful participants will receive Counterbalanced (Class 1, 4 and 5) Lift-truck Operation Certification.
  • MEOP 1003 – Forklift Operator Recertification
    Provides review, testing, and recertification to individuals who have previously obtained Forklift Operator Certification. Successful participants will receive SD/CB Lift-truck Operator Certification.
  • MEOP 1004 – Electric Forklift Operator 1 – Inexperienced
    Provides both theory and practical training to those with little or no experience in the operation of electric forklifts. Successful participants will receive Mobile Equipment Operator Certification for walkys, end-riders, order pickers and reach trucks.
  • MEOP 1007 – Filling Forklift Propane Cylinders
    Provides both theory and practical training in filling forklift propane cylinders by volume. Successful participants will receive Propane Training Institute certification.
  • MEOP 1010 – Aerial Boom Lift Operator
    Provides both theory and practical training in the operation of aerial boom lifts. Successful participants will receive Aerial Boom Lift Operator Certification.
  • MEOP 1011 – Scissor Lift Operator
    Provides both theory and practical training in the operation of scissor lifts. Successful participants will receive Scissor Lift Operator Certification.

For further information, contact:

Nick Zhang
Program Coordinator, Part-time Studies/Industry Services
Tel: 604-456-8041
Email: Nicholas_Zhang@bcit.ca