Target Audience & Prerequisites
This course is for delegates who have no experience of driving a fork lift truck. It caters for operators on Counterbalance, Reach and Flexi/Bendi trucks. Training is delivered on company premises with the theory & practical combined.
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
-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 = 19.5 hours, 2 operatives = 26 hours, 3 operatives = 32.50 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.