• Duration:   Between 1-5 Days (dependent on experience)
  • Valid:   3 Years

We have a range of courses available dependent on the delegates’ experience & all courses will include theory and practical sessions with related assessments.

Novice – suitable for delegates who have no previous experience operating material handling equipment or forklifts.
Conversion – suitable for delegates who have previous experience operating a particular type of material handling equipment and need to extend their knowledge on how to safely operate a forklift truck.
Semi-experienced/untested – Suitable for delegates who are experienced operating forklift trucks and material handling equipment but have no formal training. This course is also suitable for those who completed formal training a long time ago and their license has now lapsed.
Refresher – Suitable for delegates whose license is about to expire.

An overview of what to expect on the course (course content will vary dependent on experience):

  • Introduction to forklift trucks including structural parts, controls, and instruments.

  • Safety regulations

  • How to inspect/check a forklift before using

  • How to safely operate a forklift truck; starting/stopping and steering.

  • How to safely refuel/re-charge.

  • How to assess weight distribution and handling pallets.

  • Upon successful completion delegates will receive official certification.

  • Loading and unloading

  • How to safely operate a forklift in confined spaces.

  • How to safely drive on and off ramps.

  • Industrial packing & stacking.

  • Forklift truck stability.

  • Theory & practical assessments.

Delegate requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age.

  • Must be medically fit to safely operate equipment.

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