A Forklift Academy train the trainer is a program designed to give your employees the tools and training they need to become certified as trainers for the forklift company. They are responsible for ensuring that they fully and adequately explain the equipment and its safety standards to their operators. Trainers are also expected to perform operator evaluations to be sure they have received a proper education. If an employee is not properly educated, they will not be able to operate the forklift safely.
The train the trainer course gives your employee a thorough review of forklift regulations and operations. They will also be trained to set up ranges, conduct PIT inspections and coach operators. In addition, they will be taught how to write instructor and operator assessment tests. The instructor will be taught how to deliver a training session and teach the class effectively. This is important because the quality of the trainers can make or break a forklift training program.
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OSHA doesn’t micromanage how you train your employees, but they do expect you to follow their guidelines. Without a trainer, you run the risk of having an accident, which can cost your business money in lost productivity or even lawsuits.
We offer a fully online forklift train-the trainer that allows your employees to take the course at their own pace. It takes about two hours to complete the course and receive a certificate. You will also be provided with a sit-down forklift training kit that you can use to train your employees, including an in-depth PowerPoint presentation and operator manuals.