Southwest Forklift offers commercial training programs for both operators and trainer certification for mobile equipment such as forklifts, aerial lifts, loaders and excavators. These programs are available at our site or can be at yours. Operator certification and recertification programs are always conducted at your facility, using your equipment.


Trainer Programs are designed to provide your instructor with the knowledge, training and experience to train operators and evaluate their competence. These training programs provide trainers with equipment-specific hands on experience, and the ongoing support they need to certify your in-house mobile equipment operators.Trainees will have the knowledge, skills, tools and support they need to effectively communicate the required classroom theory concepts, conduct hands-on equipment specific safety training as well as testing and evaluation to certify your forklift, aerial lift, loader and excavator operators


Southwest Forklift delivers operator training programs for forklift certification and aerial lift, loader and excavator qualification. Operator training programs are conducted at your site using your facilities and equipment. We also offer Forklift Operator Training Programs at our Houston location. Trainees are given classroom and field training and testing that is tailored to the conditions and applications found on site. These operator training programs are a comprehensive and cost-effective method of ensuring your operators receive training that not only meets, but exceeds, federal and regional regulations and standards.

Southwest Forklift Operator Recertification program addresses the regulatory requirement, as well as the requirements of your company policies of having your previously certified forklift operators recertified for a further term. These refresher operator training programs are a review of previously demonstrated knowledge and skill of your operators and is a condensed version of our Operator Certification Program. We also offer Operator Requalification programs for other types of equipment which have no mandated recertification date, such as aerial boomlift,  scissor lift, front-end loader, loader backhoe, skid steer loader, and excavator. Call us today to schedule a appointment to discuss your company forklift training.