Forklift Operational Training Course

Our forklift operation course is an intensive training specifically designed with the intention to help everyone operate forklifts.

Oil Train’s forklift training is a more practical course and it is a one-on-one training method delivery.


It’s a lot easy for companies (corporate) to  book courses their personnel courses with us, we are very flexible.

What You Will Benefit When Your Book Corporate Training With Oil Train:

  • Training Time Flexibility 

  • Quality training facility

  • Tailored Training Delivery Mode

  • Training venue flexibility ( We can deliver this training at your location)

  • Hard copy certificate sent to you

To book:

send a request to [email protected]

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Course Outline

  1. Module 1: Introduction to Forklift Operations

    • Overview of forklifts and their uses
    • Understanding the importance of forklift safety
    • Legal and regulatory requirements for forklift operation

    Module 2: Forklift Components and Controls

    • Identification and description of key forklift components
    • Familiarization with forklift controls and their functions
    • Pre-operational inspection and maintenance procedures

    Module 3: Basic Operating Techniques

    • Proper mounting and dismounting of a forklift
    • Safe starting and stopping procedures
    • Acceleration, deceleration, and steering techniques

    Module 4: Load Handling and Stability

    • Understanding load capacity and load center
    • Principles of load balancing and stability
    • Techniques for safe lifting, lowering, and stacking loads

    Module 5: Hazard Awareness and Avoidance

    • Identifying common hazards in forklift operations
    • Strategies for hazard recognition and prevention
    • Safe maneuvering in tight spaces, ramps, and uneven surfaces

    Module 6: Pedestrian Safety and Communication

    • Importance of pedestrian awareness and communication
    • Establishing clear communication signals and protocols
    • Safe interaction with pedestrians in the workplace

    Module 7: Specialized Operations and Attachments

    • Operating forklifts equipped with attachments (e.g., clamps, extensions)
    • Handling specialized loads (e.g., hazardous materials, fragile items)
    • Techniques for working in specific environments (e.g., warehouses, construction sites)

    Module 8: Emergency Procedures and Incident Management

    • Response protocols for common emergencies (e.g., fire, spills)
    • Dealing with forklift-related incidents (e.g., tip-overs, collisions)
    • Reporting procedures and documentation requirements

    Module 9: Maintenance and Inspection

    • Routine maintenance tasks and schedules
    • Post-operation inspection and reporting
    • Identifying and addressing common forklift issues

    Module 10: Final Assessment and Certification

    • Written examination to assess knowledge retention
    • Practical evaluation of forklift operating skills
    • Issuance of a certificate upon successful completion of the course

On successful completion of the  Forklift course, every participant will get a NUPRC and OSHA accredited certificate, ( certificate is accepted internationally)

The participant will also have the option to get

  • Self Breathing Safety Certification( optional N30,000) 

First Aid and CPR certificates 

( optional N30,000)

Course Fees

Request [email protected], WhatsApp +234 7036248614 

Course Duration

3 Days 

Registration Is Ongoing:


  • Register at any of the training centers nationwide



  • WhatsApp +234 7036248614 to start your registration process.


Port Harcourt:

17 Sentel, East, West Road, Port Harcourt



No 2 Allen avenue, Ikeja Lagos


Other Locations we can deliver this training for corporate requests:

Ibadan, Warri, Calabar, Eketi, Enugu, Abuja, and others.


Online training available for this course:


To complete this training online Email:  [email protected]


  • Call or WhatsApp  +234 7036 248 614 



Frequently Asked Questions  (FAQs)

Who needs Forklift   Course?

Anyone who want to become a professional forklifter, anyone who wants to work in the Oil and gas

How many certificates will I receive after this course?

On completion, the participant will get one (1) certificate with an option for extra 2 certificates.

What certification will I get after completion of this training?

on completion, participants gets an OSHA  certificate.


since 2017, We have completed almost all our personnel training and certification with Oil and Gas training institute, we are happy to state that it's been all good all these years and our connections with Oil Train is growing further.

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