Designed for experienced operators and candidates with little or no previous experience.

Course objectives:
The trainee will on completion be expected to have gained a level of reach truck operating skill which complies with the standards described in the HSE ACoP L117 (1999).

Course Content:

  •     Health and safety at work act 1974
  •     ACoP (Approved Code of practice)
  •     lifting principles
  •     Battery maintenance
  •     Stability issues and factors
  •     counterbalance fork truck principles
  •     Forward and reverse steering Manouvres
  •     Confined and Open area steering Manouvres
  •     Raising and Lowering Loads, transporting of palletised loads
  •     Stacking pallets and de-stacking from and ground level
  •     Theory and practical examinations
  •     Power Point presentation
  •     On-site or at Barnstaple

Duration: 1 - 5 Day course (Duration is dependant upon delegates experience.)

Restrictions: 3 trainees per instructor per truck Maximum.

Certification: Both ITSSAR National certification and In-house certification are available.

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