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Event Category: Mobile Equipment

Premium Combo Trainer Certification


  • Northern California
     February 26, 2024 - March 1, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Southern California
     March 18, 2024 - March 22, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     April 22, 2024 - April 26, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     June 3, 2024 - June 7, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     July 22, 2024 - July 26, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Southern California
     August 12, 2024 - August 16, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     September 23, 2024 - September 27, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     November 4, 2024 - November 8, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     December 16, 2024 - December 20, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

This 5-day Train-the-Trainer program is a comprehensive, cost effective method of ensuring that your operators receive training and evaluation that meets or exceeds all applicable government regulations and referenced industry standards.  Attendees will receive instruction on how to effectively train and evaluate operators of forklifts and aerial lifts.  This program certifies instructors to train counterbalanced forklift, rough terrain telehandler forklift, boomlift and scissor lift operators.  Successful attendees will receive a certificate of completion and trainer wallet card.

Note: Trainees will be sent multiple pre course workbooks in advance. Trainees must read all workbooks, complete the quizzes throughout and bring their completed workbooks to the program. Completion of the workbooks is mandatory and successful completion of this program depends on it.

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4-Day Premium Forklift Trainer Certification


  • Northern California
     March 4, 2024 - March 7, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Southern California
     April 15, 2024 - April 18, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     May 13, 2024 - May 16, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     July 15, 2024 - July 18, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     September 16, 2024 - September 19, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     November 12, 2024 - November 15, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     December 9, 2024 - December 12, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

This 4-day program encompasses counterbalanced forklift, narrow aisle forklift and powered pallet truck in a Train-the-Trainer course. Trainees receive in-depth instruction on powered industrial forklift trucks as well as extensive instruction on how to effectively train forklift operators. Each trainee’s knowledge and demonstrated skills in all aspects of the program are evaluated and graded prior to certification. Successful attendees will receive a certificate of completion and trainer wallet card. 50% classroom theory and 50% practical hands-on training.

Note: Trainees will be sent multiple pre course workbooks in advance. Trainees must read all workbooks, complete the quizzes throughout and bring their completed workbooks to the program. Completion of the workbooks is mandatory and successful completion of this program depends on it.

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2-Day Counterbalance Forklift Trainer


  • Northern California
     March 13, 2024 - March 14, 2024
     7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     May 1, 2024 - May 2, 2024
     7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     June 17, 2024 - June 18, 2024
     7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     August 5, 2024 - August 6, 2024
     7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     September 9, 2024 - September 10, 2024
     7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     October 16, 2024 - October 17, 2024
     7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     December 2, 2024 - December 3, 2024
     7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

This Train-the-Trainer program is specific to the counterbalanced forklift Industrial Truck Association Classes 1,4 and 5) and will teach the trainee how to effectively train operators of this equipment and deliver an effective, fully compliant counterbalanced forklift operator certification program. Each trainee’s knowledge and demonstrated skills in all aspects of the program are evaluated and graded. This program, its content and structure, meet or exceed all existing OSHA, ANSI/ITSDF and ISO 9000 regulations and standards.

Note:Trainees will be sent a Counterbalanced Forklift Operator Reference Manual in advance. Trainees must read the entire workbook, complete the quizzes throughout and bring their completed workbook to the program. Completion of the workbook is mandatory and successful completion of this program depends on it.

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Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) Trainer Upgrade


  • Northern California
     March 15, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     May 17, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     May 17, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     September 20, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

This 1-day Program (formerly known as Aerial Lifts Trainer Upgrade) is exclusively for IVES Certified Trainers who wish to upgrade their trainer credentials and gain the knowledge and skills required to qualify operators on boomlifts and scissor lifts. This program isn’t make or model specific and covers concepts common to all types of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms. Trainees will gain technical knowledge of this equipment through classroom study and hands-on exercises with the equipment. Successful attendees will receive a certificate of completion and trainer wallet card.

Note: Trainees will be sent a Combined Mobile Elevating Work Platform Reference Manual in advance. Trainees must read the entire workbook, complete the quizzes throughout and bring their completed workbook to the program. Completion of the workbook is mandatory and successful completion of this program depends on it.

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Loader Group Trainer Certification


  • Northern California
     March 18, 2024 - March 21, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Southern California
     May 6, 2024 - May 9, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     June 10, 2024 - June 13, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     September 30, 2024 - October 3, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     November 18, 2024 - November 21, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

This 5-day course addresses front-end, backhoe and skid steer loader in a  comprehensive program. Trainees receive in-depth instruction on each type of loader as well as extensive instruction on how to effectively train operators. This program isn’t make or model specific and covers concepts common to all types of loaders. Each trainee’s knowledge and demonstrated skills in all aspects of the program are  evaluated and graded prior to certification. Successful attendees will receive a  certificate of completion and trainer wallet card.

Note: Trainees will be sent multiple pre course workbooks in advance. Trainees must read all workbooks, complete the quizzes throughout and bring their completed workbooks to the program. Completion of the workbooks is mandatory and successful completion of this program depends on it.

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Excavator Trainer Upgrade


  •  March 22, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  •  April 17, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  •  June 14, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  •  August 9, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  •  October 4, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  •  November 22, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

This 1-day Program is exclusively for IVES Certified Trainers who wish to acquire the technical knowledge needed to train operators on mini/compact excavators. This program addresses light to medium duty units in the 2,500 – 50,000 lb GVW range. This program isn’t make or model specific; our training covers concepts common to all types of excavators. All program attendees will gain technical knowledge of this equipment through classroom study and hands-on exercises. Successful attendees will receive a certificate of completion and trainer wallet card.

Note: Trainees will be sent an Excavator Operator Reference Manual in advance. Trainees must read the entire workbook, complete the quizzes throughout and bring their completed workbook to the program. Completion of the workbook is mandatory and successful completion of this program depends on it.

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Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) Trainer Certification


  • Northern California
     April 3, 2024 - April 5, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     May 20, 2024 - May 22, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     August 19, 2024 - August 21, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     October 9, 2024 - October 11, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Northern California
     December 4, 2024 - December 6, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Formerly known as Aerial Lifts Trainer Certification, this 3-day program will certify instructors who wish to qualify operators on boomlifts and scissor lifts. Trainees will receive in-depth instruction on Mobile Elevating Work Platform equipment as well as extensive instruction on how to effectively train operators. This program is a comprehensive, cost effective method of ensuring that your operators receive training and evaluation that meets or exceeds all applicable government regulations and referenced industry standards. Successful attendees will receive a certificate of completion and trainer wallet card.

Note: Trainees will be sent a Combined Mobile Elevating Work Platform Operator Reference Manual in advance. Trainees must read the entire workbook, complete the quizzes throughout and bring their completed workbook to the program. Completion of the workbook is mandatory and successful completion of this program depends on it.

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Skid Steer Loader Trainer Certification, 2-Day Express


  •  April 15, 2024 - April 16, 2024
     7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  •  August 7, 2024 - August 8, 2024
     7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  •  October 21, 2024 - October 22, 2024
     7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

This 2-day Program exclusively addresses skid steer loaders. Trainees receive in-depth instruction on the design and safe use, as well as instruction on how to effectively train and evaluate operators. This trainer program ensures that your operators receive training and evaluation that meets or exceeds all applicable government regulations and referenced industry standards. This instructor course isn’t make or model specific and covers concepts common to all types of loaders. Successful attendees will receive a certificate of completion and trainer wallet card.

Note: Trainees will be sent a Skid Steer Operator Reference Manual in advance. Trainees must read the entire workbook, complete the quizzes throughout and bring their completed workbook to the program. Completion of the workbook is mandatory and successful completion of this program depends on it.

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Rough Terrain Forklift Trainer Upgrade


  •  May 3, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  •  September 11, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  •  October 18, 2024
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

This 1-day course is exclusively for IVES Certified Trainers of forklift operators who wish to acquire the technical knowledge needed to train operators of Rough Terrain Variable Reach Forklifts (Industrial Truck Association Class 7). This program isn’t make or model specific and covers concepts common to all types of forklifts. All program attendees will gain technical knowledge of this equipment through classroom study and hands-on exercises. Successful attendees will receive a certificate of completion and trainer wallet card.

Note: Trainees will be sent a Rough Terrain Forklift Operator Reference Manual in advance. Trainees must read the entire workbook, complete the quizzes throughout and bring their completed workbook to the program. Completion of the workbook is mandatory and successful completion of this program depends on it.

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Forklift Operator Safety Training


  •  June 28, 2024
     8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  •  October 25, 2024
     8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

This 1-day forklift training course is specific to the counterbalance forklift (ITA* Classes 1, 4, and 5) and will teach participants how to safely and properly operate a forklift. Based on the IVES theory training, this course is designed to provide participants with forklift knowledge and skills through classroom instruction and hands-on exercises. A Certificate of Completion will be provided to all participants who successfully demonstrate the minimum classroom knowledge, skill, and operation needed to operate a forklift.

 

Note: In order to be in compliance with Cal/OSHA 3668(b)(3), a student successfully completing any forklift operator training must follow through with additional requirements including being evaluated at their workplace on a site-specific and equipment-specific forklift before receiving Cal/OSHA approved forklift operator certification. 

 

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Safety Center offers a variety of courses and curriculum at our Northern California campus. Please be sure to check out other training opportunities available.

Northern California Campus located at 3909 Bradshaw Road, Sacramento, CA 95827

Course Time: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm*

*Class duration may vary depending on the number of attendees