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Who will benefit:

Designed for candidates with no previous experience driving a forklift truck.
Successful candidates will gain suitable and sufficient understanding of current health and safety legislation, best practice and the safe use of a forklift truck.

What will they gain:

Sufficient knowledge and understanding of current legislation, best practice and safe use of a forklift truck in line with manufacturers instruction and HSE approval.
Who will benefit:

For candidates with previous formal basic training who wish to renew their certification.

Evidence of previous training may be required. It will also be beneficial to the following:
  • Occasional users of the forklift truck.
  • If they haven’t used the forklift for some time.
  • They have developed unsafe working practices
  • Driver has had a change to their working environment.
What will they gain:

Candidates will be kept up to date of current legislation and best working practices in line with manufacturer instruction.  Any weakness will be highlighted and training can be adjusted accordingly to rectify this.

What is the course duration:

Refresher training requires 1 days training.

Course content:
  • Introduction to the course
  • Health & Safety
  • Operators safety videos
  • Truck stability & capacity rating
  • Truck controls & instruments
  • Load handling
  • Advanced truck manoeuvring
  • Theory test
  • Pre-use test
  • Practical test
Who will benefit:

For experienced forklift truck operators who have been driving regularly but have never been certificated or for drivers who have been certified some time ago and haven’t operated a forklift truck recently.

What will they gain:

A good opportunity to refresh skills and knowledge and regain confidence operating a forklift.

Operators will be brought up to date with best practice and safe use of a forklift truck and also current HSE legislation.

Also useful for operators who have been observed operating a forklift truck in an unsafe manner, been involved in an accident or for any other reason an employer may deem additional training beneficial.

What is the course duration:

Requires 2 days training minimum.

Course content:

DAY ONE:
  • Introduction to the course
  • Health & Safety
  • Operators safety videos
  • Truck stability & capacity rating
  • Truck controls & instruments
  • Load handling
  • Advanced truck manoeuvring
DAY TWO:
  • Vehicle loading & unloading
  • Load weight assessment
  • Racking systems
  • Theory test
  • Pre-use test
  • Practical test
Who will benefit:

A course for operators who wish to convert their driving skills to another type of forklift truck.

For example; you may already be certified to operate a counterbalance truck but wish to learn to operate a pivot steer (bendi).

What will they gain:

Successful operators will quickly gain experience operating the new equipment, focusing on their new skill.  They will also gain an understanding of current legislation, best practice and safe use of the equipment.

What is the course duration:

Usually a one day course, however, counterbalance to reach truck conversion requires 2 days.

Course Content:
  • Introduction to the course
  • Health & Safety
  • Operators safety videos
  • Truck stability & capacity rating
  • Truck controls & instruments
  • Load handling
  • Advanced truck maneuvering
  • Theory test
  • Pre-use test
  • Practical test
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