A practical course which meets the Health and Safety Executive requirements for this type of machine. The course promotes awareness of hazards in lift truck operation (rough terrain), machine capabilities/limitations, and develops operator skills with telescopic materials handlers. This qualification will appeal to those who use a forklift as part of their work in agriculture, horticulture or distribution and warehousing. It has been developed to cover the “basic training” requirements of the Approved Code of Practice for Rider Operated Forklift Trucks.
This does not replace any legal requirement for a driving licence.
Course includes –
- Health and Safety at Work Act
- Machine controls
- Safe handling techniques
- Daily maintenance checks
- Brakes and braking
- Manoeuvering with and without loads
- Operating hydraulics and stacking procedures
This course runs once a month, for further information please register your interest below.
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.