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Fork Lift

Wednesday 18th, September

 

FORK LIFT TRUCK BEGINNERS


This five day course is suitable for new drivers or drivers with little experience and no certificate.

 

Why go on this Course?

Operating a Forklift is a specialised skill. Many accidents are caused by untrained drivers operating trucks in ignorance of the special conditions that apply to forklifts.


This course is aimed at individuals new to fork lift truck driving. Certificates are awarded to participants who are successful in the theoretical and practical tests.

A confidential assessment on each operator’s abilities is also provided.


On Completion of the course participants will be able to:

Demonstrate safe operating skills

Carry out an inspection of the forklift truck

List the consequences of taking certain kinds of chances

Refuel/recharge forklifts

Handle different loads at various heights


COURSE CONTENT

Theoretical training

Operator’s safety code (Code of Practice) & Daily inspection

Hydraulic systems

Operating practices

Practical & Written assessments


Practical Training

Introduction to the fork lift truck. Use of controls and instruments. Daily inspection, take-over and maintenance. Starting, stopping and steering. Simple corners and manoeuvring. Operation of hydraulic controls. Weight assessment. Handling pallets. Manoeuvring in confined spaces

Skill tests


Methods of Training

This course is based on classroom methods and practical lessons on fork lift trucks


Duration: 5 days

Maximum number of participants: 3 (As per Current HSA Guidelines)

 

FORK LIFT TRUCK EXPERIENCED


This course is suitable for drivers with experience of driving forklifts and drive on a regular basis, but who don’t already have an operator’s certificate.

A three-day course is also available for operators that have some experience but do not drive on a regular basis.


Why go on this course?

Operating a forklift is a specialised skill. Many accidents are caused by untrained drivers operating trucks in ignorance of the special conditions that apply to forklifts. Certificates are awarded to participants who are successful in the theoretical and practical tests.

A confidential assessment on each operator’s abilities is also provided.


On completion of this course participants will be able to:



Course Programme


Duration of Course

2 Days – as required


Maximum number of participants: 3

 

FORK TRUCK REFRESHER/ON THE JOB ASSESSMENT


This course is designed for drivers already certificated, and refreshes previously taught skills.

On the job assessment follows guidelines in the Code of Practice for safe operation of Fork Lift Trucks.


On completion of this course participants will be able to:




This course will cover both theoretical and practical assessments.

Trainees will be assessed to current Safety Guidelines and standards.

Certificates will be awarded to successful candidates.


This course may also be used to assess new employees, as to the level of their ability to operate a Fork Truck safely.


Duration of Course

One Day


Maximum number of participants : 6

 

FORK LIFT TRUCK INSTRUCTOR


This course equips previously certificated Forklift operators to qualify as instructors.

This course is ideal for companies who require their own on-site fork lift truck instructor.


On completion of the course participants will be able to:



Course Programme


Methods of training

The course is based on classroom methods and practical lessons on Fork Lift Trucks. Participants may be recorded during presentations and are continuously assessed on their level of knowledge and ability in both theory and practical instruction on Fork Lift Trucks.


Duration

10 days

 

MOTORISED PALLET TRUCK TRAINING

On completion of this course participants will be able to


Course Programme


Methods of Training


This course is based on classroom methods and practical lessons with Pallet Trucks


Duration: ½ day (3 hours Approx.)

 

Maximum number of participants: 3 people per course

 

 


PLEASE NOTE THAT PARTICIPANTS MUST PROVIDE A VALID FORK LIFT TRUCK OPERATORS CERTIFICATE PRIOR TO ATTENDING COURSE.

 

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