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Forklift Training & Materials Handling Equipment Training in British Columbia

At Williams Machinery, we offer forklift training courses throughout British Columbia. We have proudly trained over 15,000 equipment operators throughout British Columbia, including Greater Vancouver, Vancouver Island, and Northern BC. We offer a comprehensive materials handling equipment and forklift operator training program for equipment operators that combines both classroom theory and applied hands-on equipment learning to develop a well-rounded driver.

Equipment operators can obtain Forklift training including licensing, certification and recertification on various types of forklifts at our Training Centres throughout BC or on-site at your location. (minimum of five students) 


We offer a large selection of equipment operator training courses for the safe operation of forklifts, materials handling equipment, aerial and boom lifts and fall protection training. Our operator training courses are designed to deliver both theory and hands-on training that go beyond the minimum required amount of training time. It is our goal to ensure all course participants gain a full understanding of operator training and become safe, competent and trustworthy drivers.

We offer a wide variety of materials handling equipment and forklift operator training courses at our Training Centres throughout British Columbia.

Current equipment operator training course offerings include:

  • Sit down counterbalance (SDCB) forklift training course
  • Stand-up narrow aisle forklift training course (recommend at your site with your equipment) 
  • Electric pallet jack operator training course
  • Skid steer loader operator training course
  • Rough terrain / telehandler operator training course
  • Aerial boom lift and scissor lift operator training course
  • Fall protection course

For a complete list of equipment operator training courses available, please visit the Equipment Operator Training Calendar page.


Williams Machinery offers several dedicated training centres throughout British Columbia including Greater Vancouver, Vancouver Island and Northern BC.

  • SURREY 10240 Grace Road  TF 1.800.667.1733
  • NANAIMO 2130 School House Road  TF 1.877.700.0024
  • PRINCE GEORGE #102 – 880 Great Street  TF 1.888.763.0181

Equipment operators can take part in forklift, boom and aerial lift, rough terrain and telehandler and a variety of other forklift and materials handling training course either in a group training program or one-on-one training.

Check out our Training Centres for a full understanding of what each location can offer you.


Our Training Calendar lists all the Williams Machinery and sister company, Westerra Equipment, equipment operator training courses available for registration online. View the Training Calendar and register today for your next equipment operator training course!


Williams Machinery is pleased to offer customizable group operator training programs at one of our training centres or on-site at your location. Our group training is a cost-effective and timely way to deliver group training on your own equipment. Check out our group training specifics and fill in the Group Training Request form to get started!