Forklift Operator Instructor

HEP274 – 8.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Forlift OperatorThe Forklift Operator Instructor course is designed to develop students skills necessary to train personnel in the proper, safe, and efficient operation of powered industrial trucks. Candidate instructors successfully completing this course will have met all OSHA requirements established through 1910.178 (I) (2) (iii) enabling each to deliver training in forklift operation.


TEEX Certification/Licensing Requirement

The participant must show evidence of completion of the TEEX Forklift Operation (HEP273) course within the last 24 months at least 14 business days prior to the start of class. This prerequisite may be accomplished by uploading a copy of the certificate of completion after registration using the TEEX Student Portal. Once received and approved, the participant will be notified by email they have met all prerequisites and have been added to the class roster.

Course Completion Requirements

Participant Must Provide

  • Hard hat
  • Steel-toed footwear
  • Gloves
  • Visibility safety vest
  • Personal computer or laptop
  • A photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed

Prior Training Courses or Knowledge

Participants should have prior training as an instructor, presentation experience, and a safety background.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  •   Demonstrate effective methods of instruction for a forklift training course.
  •   Discuss factors in effective instruction of adult learners.
  •   Present forklift training information in a classroom setting.
  •   Create and execute forklift field training exercises.

Suggested Audience

This course is designed for trainers, instructors, and safety professionals who are called on or required to train/instruct their employees in the proper use, safety, and proficiency of powered industrial truck operation.

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Email: [email protected]