Put safety first and register your operators for training! We provide the best OSHA compliant forklift operator training. We employ a full time staff of professional trainers who provide complete and consistent instruction. We train over 2,000 operators a year!

Where are classes held?

  • At a Towlift Training Center: On-going classes are held at our three modern training facilities located in Cleveland, Columbus and Toledo. This is best for individuals or small groups.
  • At Your Business: Most of our classes can also be conducted at your business, using your equipment. Minimum class sizes apply. Pricing based on class size and your location.

OPERATOR SAFETY COURSE (for experienced operators!) $150.00 per student #5000

This course consists of formal instruction and hands-on training for sit-down, rider-type trucks, followed by a written test and driving evaluation. Documentation and certificates will be sent to your company, allowing you to be OSHA compliant. This is a course for experienced operators.   This class is limited to 10 students when held at a Towlift location. Price shown for classes at Towlift locations.
Class time:  7:30 a.m. - noon.

Prerequisite: Valid motor vehicle license / 1 year lift truck operation

Cost: $150.00 per Student

Dates & Registration Info

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HOW TO DRIVE A LIFT TRUCK (for those with little or no experience) $400.00 per student #5010

This course is for anyone who wants to learn to drive a lift truck. Students may have no prior experience or less than 1- year of operation. Students learn how to use material handling equipment safely and efficiently. Trainees will operate trucks under direct supervision in an area that does not endanger the trainee or others. A “restricted” learner’s permit will be issued to students who demonstrate sufficient operating ability.  Class time:  7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Lunch is provided. Payment due at time of registration.

Prerequisite: Valid motor vehicle license  * payment received

Cost: $400.00 per Student

Dates & Registration Info

CLEVELAND select a date to sign up

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TOLEDO select a date to sign up

OPERATOR PERFORMANCE EVALUATION (offered to previous Towlift students) $100.00 per student #582

This class is for operators who have completed a Towlift formal training program. Drivers receive an update on safe operation and will be evaluated to meet the 3-year OSHA requirement. Documentation and wallet cards will be sent to your company allowing you to be OSHA compliant.  Price shown for classes at a Towlift location.

Class time:  7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Prerequisite: Documentation of prior Towlift formal training program.
Valid motor vehicle license

Cost: $100.00 per Student

Dates & Registration Info

CLEVELAND select a date to sign up

COLUMBUS select a date to sign up

TOLEDO select a date to sign up

TRAINER QUALIFICATION COURSE $500.00 per student #5750

Trainers are required to "have the knowledge, training and experience to train operators and evaluate their competence". Safety professionals, supervisors and anyone who has the responsibility to train operators will benefit from this program. Attendees will participate in discussions covering the 24 required content subjects of the revised OSHA standard. Participants will learn how to evaluate performance in the workplace and how to conduct the required formal and refresher training.
Price shown for classes held at a Towlift location.

Class time:  7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Lunch is provided.

Prerequisite:

Cost: $500.00 per Student

Dates & Registration Info

CLEVELAND select a date to sign up

COLUMBUS select a date to sign up

TOLEDO select a date to sign up

SCISSOR LIFT OPERATOR SAFETY $130.00 per student #5014

Formal instruction will be conducted at our facility. This 3-hour class includes formal classroom instruction, a written test and a hands-on evaluation of each student’s driving ability. Documentation and wallet cards will be sent to your company allowing you to be OSHA compliant.  Price shown for classes at a Towlift facility.  
Class time:  7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Prerequisite:

  • 1 Year Scissor Lift Operation
  • Valid Motor Vehicle Driver's License
  • MUST be 18 years old to operate a Powered Industrial Truck

Cost: $150.00 per Student

Dates & Registration Info

CLEVELAND select a date to sign up

TOLEDO select a date to sign up

TERMINAL TRACTORS at your facility #5008

This course is designed to provide your operators with procedures on safe operation of Yard and Terminal Tractors. Students will go through a 3-1/2 hour classroom session and then complete a written quiz on the material covered in class. All students must demonstrate proficient operation of the equipment. The course will cover non-highway tractors and is not DOT or CDL operator training. All students should have a valid state motor vehicle license with 1 year of driving experience. Call the Towlift Training Center for more information. Student minimums apply.

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