Heavy Equipment Operator Training

Wajax offers professional heavy equipment and forklift training programs designed to enhance operator performance and safety. We have dedicated, professional trainers and thorough, informative classes for everyone from beginners to experts. Wajax’s unsurpassed customer service advantage includes all your heavy equipment operator training, sales, service, rentals and maintenance needs all from one convenient location. We also offer highly competitive rates and hours, with group training rates available.

Heavy equipment safety training… it’s not just good practice, it’s required by regulation!

Heavy Equipment Operator Training Courses Offered by Wajax:

Most Wajax heavy equipment training courses are available on-site or at your local Wajax branch – ask about weekend or after-hours sessions. Train-the-trainer, overhead crane safety, scissor lift truck training, forklift license training and technical training courses also available. Training meets or exceeds the CSA Standards and Ministry of Labour requirements and guidelines. Classes currently offered* include:

  • Forklift Training / Forklift Certification (ITA Classes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 7)
  • Aerial Work Platform & Fall Arrest Training (Scissor Lift and Boom Lift Truck Training)
  • Indoor Overhead Crane Training and Safe Rigging Basics Training
  • Mobile Crane Training (Articulating, Straight, Bucket Lift and Derrick Digger)
  • LOTO (Lock Out, Tag Out)
  • WHMIS
  • Earthmoving Equipment Training (Skid Steer, Loader, Backhoe, and Excavator Training)

Forklift training and other heavy equipment operator training subjects covered include:

  • Rules and regulations
  • Pre-shift safety checks
  • Safe operation of equipment
  • Stability control
  • Fuel safety
  • Other course-specific topics

Trainees who successfully complete any Wajax heavy equipment operator training programs will receive one wallet size certification or license card. New operators will also receive one wall-size certificate. Class time requirements range from a half-day (depending on the training program), to two days. Due to the amount of time involved to train hands-on with some students, the time can be restricted. There are no minimum class sizes, only a minimum charge per half-day or full day. Maximum class size is usually 10 to 12 depending on if there is a practical element involved in the training.

Contact your local Wajax branch today for complete schedule, availability and pricing information.

Download the Wajax Safety Training Brochure

*Not all classes are offered in all regions. Please contact your local branch for full details on local availability.