As of 2015, the forklift certification training cost is $49.95 per person at CertifyMe. The course covers an online classroom-style training followed by an onsite hands-on assessment.
The Occupational Safety and Healthy Administration, or OSHA, has mandated that only certified individuals can operate forklifts and other heavy equipment. Violations may result in stiff penalties.
CertifyMe offers forklift certification course that abides by the safety rules and regulations established by OSHA. At the end of the course, successful applicants can receive their certificate of completion and operator card, which is good for three years.
Online OSHA Training, which is a privately owned company, also offers forklift certification courses. The sit down forklift and stand up forklift operator safety course is available for $49.