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Telehandler Training

Get your Class 7 telehandler certification quickly and confidently with Reliable Training. Our expert instructors will ensure you acquire the skills needed for safe and efficient telehandler operation.

Obtaining a Class 7 telehandler operator’s certificate is a fundamental requirement for anyone wishing to operate one in BC. Safety is paramount in construction and material handling industries, and this certificate ensures that operators possess the essential knowledge and skills to operate telehandlers safely.

BC’s regulations mandate this certification as it reduces the risk of accidents and injuries on construction sites, protecting both operators and those working alongside them. With this certificate, operators demonstrate their commitment to safety and compliance, making them valuable assets in BC’s construction and material handling workforce.

Our forklift training covers:

  • Components of the Telehandler
  • Design characteristics of Telehandlers
  • Safety equipment
  • Operating controls
  • Data plates, decals and required manuals
  • Proper handling of fuels
  • How to handle emergencies
  • Handling loads
  • Fundamentals of Telehandler operation
  • Operator evaluation (written)

Course Fee: $250

Location: All trainings are available either at your location or at our climate-controlled indoor warehouse in Richmond.

Combo Forklift Operator Training Telehandler Training

Combine 2 Lift Truck Trainings & Save!

Take our Telehandler training combined with our Forklift Operator Certification training and get a discount!

$440 $335

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Asked Questions

Who needs a telehandler operator certificate in BC?

Telehandler training is crucial in industries that involve material handling for several key reasons:

Legal Compliance: CSA and OSHA standards require operators to be trained to ensure safety at job sites due to past incidents. Stricter measures are in place to enforce safety regulations.

Workplace Efficiency: Our tailored telehandler training course enhances operator knowledge, boosting confidence and workplace efficiency. It’s vital to operate heavy machinery safely, and continuous learning is essential due to evolving equipment technology.

Employer Responsibility: Employers must ensure their employees are certified to operate telehandlers as mandated by the law. Neglecting this responsibility can lead to significant losses and legal consequences.

Prioritizing safety and proper training is essential for anyone working with telehandlers. Whether starting a career or updating skills, getting certified is crucial for safety and competence.

Does a Telehandler Operator Certificate expire in BC?

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a wallet card, valid for 3 years, indicating that they have met the training requirements mandated in the province of British Columbia. Participants are required to get re-certified before the 3-year expiration date on their card.

Annual review of this training is strongly recommended and participants are welcome to come back and practice as much as they need to feel comfortable at no additional charge – please call us for more details.

How long does it take to get certified as a Telehandler Operator in BC?

A Telehandler Operator’s Certificate can be obtained in as little as 1 day with our comprehensive Telehandler Training Certification program. Come to our warehouse for the training, or host the training at your own facility—it is up to you.

Do you offer off-site training for Telehandlers?

Absolutely. If your organization has a suitable facility and would prefer to hold your Telehandler Training at your location for a group of your employees, we will gladly organize this for you!