VIRUS UPDATE: We are open 6 days per week, limiting enrollment to four people per day, and maintaining social distance at all times.
Sorry, we no longer pick up students at skytrain.
All classes start at 10am.
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Forklift Training; Vancouver, Burnaby and lower mainland
Welcome to FiveStar forklift training, where we make learning about forklift operation fun and exciting.
If you’re looking for employment, you have come to right place. We have scores of client companies, who are looking for new forklift operators so we can help you find a suitable employer in your area.
On the other hand, if you’re an employer seeking forklift training and certification for your staff, then we will be happy to arrange a time where we can get together and have your staff certified efficiently, safely and properly.
Our class sizes are small and our specialty is practical forklift training. We have four counterbalance forklifts, a narrow aisle reach, a scissor lift, and a powered pallet jack.
Meets WCB Standards
FiveStar Training is among the most recognized and accepted forklift training facilities in Canada.
Open 6 days a week
We kinda like to take Sundays off but we’re open every other day, well almost!
Just choose the day of your choice and we will confirm by email.
Small Class Size
In-house training at FiveStar is generally kept to a maximum 4:1 instructor/pupil ratio. In fact, sometimes our instructors outnumber students!
Yes, we can come to your site and conduct training using your machine and techniques appropriate to your job site. All at your location!
Ives Theory Material
Graduates of the 2 and 6 Day Programs can register in our Job Board, where employers often search for trained and certified operators.
- 6 Day Warehouse Safety Certification $995
This program certifies the student in forklift operation as well as St John's Ambulance Industrial First Aid, and an additional recognized certifications in WHMIS, Hazardous Material Handling, and Fall Protection.The program consists of forklift instruction, supervised workplace training/experience, as well as computer assignments and tests.Also includes resume and job search assistance.
- 2 Day Work Ready Program $395
Graduates are certified to operate Classes 1, 4, & 5 forklifts. Our most popular forklift course includes more than one full day of driving practice as well as the Ives theory workbook and test. Students failing the practical exam may be required to receive additional training until a passing grade is achieved for no additional charge.Also includes resume and job search assistance.
- 1 Day Forklift Certification $295
This program is for individuals who have driving experience and are capable drivers but who have never been certified. Includes the Ives theory workbook and test.
- 1/2 Day Forklift Recertification $195
For previously certified operators whose licence has expired.
- The 90 Minute Test (1/2 Day) $95
Only available for FiveStar's returning customers