Heavy Equipment Operator Safety and Training Courses

Sunbelt Rentals offers heavy equipment operator training for operators of our equipment, including boom lifts, scissor lifts, all kinds of forklifts, and earth moving equipment. In addition, Supported and Suspended Scaffolding User,  Competent Person training, and Train the Trainer courses are also available & suited for your safe operation needs.


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Sunbelt Rentals Now Offers Remote Equipment Operator Training 

Sunbelt Rentals is pleased to announce new, virtual offerings of equipment operator theory and examination. Paired with an in-person practical evaluation on the equipment, your employees will earn operator certifications. Sunbelt Rentals virtual training features:

  • Experienced Trainers: Sunbelt Rentals Trainers with years of industry experience conduct live sessions.
  • Open Discussion forum: Training includes an open discussion forum, encouragaing student participation. 
  • Convenience: Ease of convenience with remote flexibility to train anywhere with an internet connection. 
  • Maximize your employee's time: Your employees spend time on the jobsite with minimal time away for in-person evaluations. 

You can find our virtual MEWP, Forklift, and Earthmoving operator training here.

Safety Training Categories

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Training Courses

Learn about how to safely operate and maintain forklifts. Courses are available for safe operation of warehouse forklifts and rough terrain forklifts/telehandlers.



Training Courses
Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP)

Discover how to operate mobile elevated work platforms safely. Courses are available for safe operation of boom lifts, manually propelled lifts, scissor lifts, and tow behind vehicle operated lifts.

Training Courses
Earth Moving

Gain knowledge and skills related to earth moving equipment and operations. Courses are available for safe operation of backhoes, excavators, and skid steers. 


Training courses

Understand the proper setup, use, and inspection of scaffolding systems. Courses are available for competent person training and user hazard awareness for supported scaffolds and suspended platforms.

Training Courses
Train the Trainer

Develop skills to become an effective and certified trainer in your industry. Courses are available for earth moving equipment, forklifts, and mobile elevated work platforms (MEWPs).


Training Courses
Fall Protection / Operating at Heights

Learn techniques and safety measures for working at heights and preventing falls. Courses are available for working at heights in construction and fall protection for authorized users.

Training Courses
OSHA Trench and Excavation Competent Person Training

Get certified as a competent person for trenching and excavation work according to OSHA standards. Courses are available for competent person certification and confined space awareness.

Training Courses

Explore our training courses available in Spanish (en español). Courses are available for earth moving equipment, forklifts, and mobile elevated work platforms (MEWPs).



Training Courses
Facility Cleaning

Learn about best practices and techniques for effective facility cleaning. Courses are available in partnership with the Cleaning Management Institute (CMI) for cleaning professional certification.


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Equipment Operator Training Resources

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