Target Audience & Prerequisites

This course is for delegates who have experience of driving a fork lift truck but no licence (operatives/company will be asked to provide evidence in writing for an audit trail confirming previous use). It caters for operators on Counterbalance, Reach and Flexi/Bendi trucks. Training is delivered on company premises with the theory & practical combined.

Course Outline

The theory aspect of the programme is delivered in accordance with Approved Code of Practice L117 Health & Safety at Work Act and includes:

  • The law and your responsibilities
  • Truck familiarisation
  • Inspection, care and maintenance
  • Safety and stability
  • Principles of lifting
  • Loading and unloading

The practical aspect of the training programme includes:

  • Introduction to truck controls & instruments
  • Pre- start inspection and battery charging
  • Starting, moving and stopping
  • Steering and manoeuvring
  • Hydraulic system
  • Stacking and de-stacking of loads
  • Driving practice

Course Feedback

-Very impressive instructor, felt easy to learn. Top lad, full marks 10/10. Avan, February 2018.

-Enjoyed the training. The instructor was very informative & explained everything clearly. Andrew, March 2018/

-Learnt lots, has been very interesting. The instructor has been helpful and understanding. Kieron, July 2018

 

Accreditation & Reward

Following successful completion, candidates will be awarded a certificate accredited by the Road Transport Industry Training Board (RTITB) and issued by Textile Centre of Excellence.

Dates: Available on request. Contact the Centre for details

Venue: Training on customer premises only.

Duration: As per RTITB requirements. 1 operative = 13 hours. 2 operatives = 16.25 hours. 3 operatives = 19.50 hours.

Cost: Please contact the centre for costs.

Enquire:  To make a general enquiry about this course or to book a place please contact us.

01484 346500