Forklift Operation Training

ZOTA Oil and Gas Nigeria Limited offers two categories of forklift training (Class-room & Practical),

International (IADC) – At the end of the training participants will receive certificates that is recognized globally.

Dates: 10th – 12th of May, 2023.

Fee: N300,000

National – At the end of the training participants will receive certificates that is recognized nation wide.

Dates: 24th – 26th of May, 2023.

Fee: N100,000

Is your company or organization looking for forklift training and certification for its staffs or are you an individual that seeks to get trained and certified in forklift operations, then Zota Oil and Gas Limited is the right place to come.

Forklift Operations Training and Certification Course

Zota Oil and Gas Nigeria Limited brings you practical Forklift Operations Training and Certification Course at her Lagos Office at 121, Bisi Obadina Street, Omole Phase 1, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.

Forklift in Use at a warehouse
Forklift in Use at a warehouse

Course Overview

This course is for operators and supervisors of forklift operations. The course uses OSHA criteria from 29 CFR 1910.178.

Course instructors highlight the most common dangers of powered industrial truck operations and provide solutions to those dangers.

Driving tips, avoiding injury and proper handling & transportation of loads are featured. To be in compliance with OSHA 29 CFR 1910.178, only trained and authorized operators shall be permitted to operate a Forklift.

Participants receive manuals & hands-on practical exercise to facilitate training.

Course Objective:

Upon completion of this course participant should be able to:

  • Carry out pre-use inspection of forklifts in compliance with manufacturers’ specifications and industry best practice.
  • Demonstrate skills for proper fueling and battery charging techniques
  • Identify types and characteristics of forklifts with different kinds of hazards associated with each one.
  • Identify stability triangles for forklifts.
  • Show confidence on knowledge gained applicable to Basic Driving Principles, Stability, and Load Handling.

Course Outline include but not limited to;

  • Types of Forklift
  • Operator’s Responsibilities
  • Parts of the forklift
  • Hydraulic system
  • Stability
  • Operating Procedures
  • Refueling and Recharging
  • Parking
  • Selection of Forklift Operators

Duration of Training: 2 days

Training Date: 26th – 27th of August, 2021

Training Venue: This will be communicated 48 hours before the training

Training Fee: N75,000

For Enquiries Call or WhatsApp: +2348037236096


Payment details: Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) – 0014215004

Feel free to ask your questions in the comments section. We will answer as soon as possible. Thank you.

Confined Space Entry Safety Course

Confined space entry training
Confined space entry training

Confined Space Training Course is designed to equip participants with knowledge and skills to safely enter and work in permit-required confined spaces, as defined by OSHA 29 CFR 1910.146 as well as carry out rescue operations.

Points that will be covered are:

  • Journey Management
  • Defensive Driving
  • Vehicle Preventive Maintenance

Road Transport Safety

Road safety training
Road safety training

Road traffic safety refers to the methods and measures used to prevent road users from being killed or seriously injured. Typical road users include: pedestrians, cyclists, motorists, vehicle passengers and passengers of on-road public transport (mainly buses).

Training covers:

  • Journey Management
  • Defensive Driving
  • Vehicle Preventive Maintenance

Supervisor Training

Supervisor Training
Supervisor Training

Supervisors are responsible for a great deal of what goes on day to day in the workplace; it’s not just a position that solely assigns tasks. Supervisors must ensure a safe and healthful workplace for employees. Employees must be able to report unsafe or unhealthful workplace conditions or hazards to a supervisor without fear of reprisal.

The Supervisors’ Safety Development Program (SSDP) trains supervisors and managers to incorporate best safety practices into their daily management activities.

What is learned:

  • Fundamentals of Supervision
  • Time versus Safety Management
  • Unsafe Act/Condition Audit
  • The Supervisor and Safety

HSE Training and Consulting

hse training
hse training


Zota is the nation’s leading specialist training provider in safety, survival and emergency response training for high risk industries.

Since 2009, Zota has built a solid reputation in providing safety training for the Oil & Gas industry through people, processes, products and attention to detail.

Zota’s national team of 100 staff, delivered over 40,000 trainee days of professional, engaging and safe training using simulated environments to develop skills and behaviours that address safety-critical industry needs.

Zota integrates four key elements into all training: Safety, compliance, cost effectiveness, and trainee engagement. By delivering training that meets all four of these elements, Zota ensures the best trainee experience and learning outcomes possible, whilst continuing an outstanding safety record and cost benefits for clients.

Zota is committed to helping ensure that these programs are successful in further improving safety culture.


HSE Training

We provide training according to specific needs of clients to meet identified competency gaps in Health and safety, the scope covers from managerial to supervisory and artisan levels.

Supply, Service & Maintenance of Fire Safety Equipment, Fire Safety Training and Audit

Forklift Safety Course for Operators in Nigeria

Forklift training by Zota Nigeria
Forklift training by Zota Nigeria

Did you know that everyone cannot operate a lift truck? Operating a lift truck (often called a forklift) is a specialised job that requires training and authorisation by your organisation as a qualified operator. Operating a lift truck is an important job. So important that the federal government requires that all lift truck operators be trained and authorised by their organisations. Nigeria safety regulation states that “Only trained and authorised operators shall be permitted to operate a powered industrial truck.”

The purpose of Zota forklift safety training course is to help you become a qualified powered industrial truck (lift truck) operator — an operator who has the knowledge and skills to operate a lift truck in a safe and professional manner.

About Zota Oil and Gas Nigeria Limited

ZOTA Oil & Gas Nigeria Limited is a wholly owned Nigerian Company incorporated in June, 2009 with the primary aim of providing complete package of services to oil and gas industry in the area of Pipeline production facility maintenance, Supply of Skilled manpower and oil tools, marine supply vessel, tug boats, jack up barges, dredgers for dredging, consulting service and training.


The company is staffed with seasoned Nigeria Professionals of high integrity, moral rectitude and aggregate years of petroleum industry experience.


We supply, Install and maintain Oil and Gas pipes and drilling Equipment for the upstream and downstream sector. We also provide Marine Logistic Support as well as Consulting services in Health, Safety and Environment.


ZOTA was established to play a dominant and leading role in the upstream and downstream of the oil and gas sector in Nigeria. In order to attain the height envisioned, the company has taken a firm foothold in the oil and gas sector of the country.


Due to the ever increasing demand of oil in the world today and the population growth of some developing world economies and their attendant effects, the need to increase the production of oil cannot be over emphasized.