Designed for the non-operator, this course is for individuals with very little or no experience operating a equipment. This course includes one of the regular equipment safety training courses of your choosing and then offers extended operating time on the equipment to ensure operators can proficiently operate the equipment, safely, and competently enough to successfully complete the course and receive the wallet size operators certification. The extended driving time and will teach operators how to safely operate a forklift with an emphasis on manipulation of vehicle, and operating in confined spaces.
The theory portion is focused on operator safety awareness including;
» Safe and Proper Operation
» Site Assessment
» Equipment Assessment
» Safety Equipment & Devices
» Pedestrian Safety
The in-class portion of the course is followed by the practical portion where operators need to show they can safely operate. With this Skill Training Course operators will receive an additional operating time to ensure they can operate safely. Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a 'WestMat Certified' wallet sized operators card.
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Very informative instructor with knowledgeable and up to date material. Adequate time was spent covering the materials and discussion.
It was eye opening to see what can go wrong in a short time.
Jim is a fun and humorous speaker. Thanks for teaching me lots.
Excellent Session. Nice to have an instructor that is experienced in what they are teaching. Course was pretty good speed and coverage.
Meet Our Trainers
Alberta North | Edmonton | Grande Prairie | Red Deer
• 25+ Years Lift Truck experience.
• 8+ Year of Safety Training experience.
Bruce joined the WestMat team in 1994 working as a journeyman forklift technician. He later advanced to a position in customer service and sales where he remained until 2011 when he took over as WestMat’s lead safety instructor for Northern Alberta including our Edmonton, Red Deer and Grande Prairie safety training courses.
Alberta South | Calgary | Lethbridge | Medicine Hat
• 35 Years safety experience, manufacturing and Oil & Gas
• Technical background in manufacturing, aviation, and Oil and Gas.
Jim has been trained in most manufacturing processes including plastic, rubber, steel, wood, beverage, food, cement, recreational, automotive, heavy duty, aviation, marine, and oil & gas. With 30+ years of working with and training personnel, Jim has a thorough understanding of safety aspects in many industries, continuously attaining and maintaining various safety and industrial tickets.