Course Types and Duration

NOVICE

For operators with no previous experience. - 3-5 Days

  Maximum of 3 candidates per course

EXPERIENCED

For operators who have experience of driving a lift truck, but have had no formal training. - 2-3 Days

Maximum of 3 candidates per course

REFRESHER

For operators who currently hold a certificate but wish to renew on the same truck type. - 1 Day

Maximum of 3 candidates per course

CONVERSION

For operators who currently hold a certificate for one type of truck, but wish to learn to operate another truck type. 1-2 Days.

Maximum of 3 candidates per course

What the Courses Cover

*Identify the main components of the Forklift truck  *Carry out a pre-shift inspection check

*Operate a forklift truck within the safety limits as defined by the manufacturer.

*Stack and de-stack from various heights.  

*Maneuver a laden and un-laden forklift truck in a variety of areas 

All training conforms to the requirements of  the Approved Code of Practice and Supplementary Guidance Rider Operated Lift Trucks - Operator Training(  L117)

*Reasons to train  *Legal requirements  *Operator safety codes  *Pre-use inspection and reporting

*Refueling and battery care  *Stacking and de-stacking  *Theory test  *Practical skills test

On successful completion of a course, the candidate will be able to:

On successful completion of a course, each candidate will recieve a Certificate of Training and

all course details will be registered onto the ITSSAR Trained Operator Passport Scheme