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Experienced Driver Forklift Training

cork call-for-dates € 695
limerick call-for-dates € 695
dublin call-for-dates € 695
Duration: 2.5 Days
Max Number in Group: 3

This is a two & a half-day Experienced Driver Forklift course designed to provide the course participants with the appropriate knowledge, skills and attitude to enable operator to use a forklift in a safe manner. This training is offered only as an in-company programme and covers both counterbalance and reach trucks.

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This is a two & a half-day Experienced Driver Forklift course designed to provide the course participants with the appropriate knowledge, skills and attitude to enable operator to use a forklift in a safe manner. This training is offered only as an in-company programme and covers both counterbalance and reach trucks.

Who is the course intended for?
This course is intended for anyone required to operate a forklift truck as part of their job, have experience but no formal training or for those, whose certificate has been expired for a long time.

Duration:
2.5 Days

Training methodology:
This course is a classroom based and instructor led presentation, supplemented by videos and discussions and the practical driving exercises.

Assessment:
MCQ & practical assessment

Accreditation/Certification:
On successful completion of the training participants will receive Certificate of Competence valid for 3 years. All our instructors are RTITB certified.

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Course Objectives

On the completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Operate a forklift safely using correct driving techniques
  • Demonstrate safe loading/unloading, movement of loads, stacking, de-stacking in a racking system
  • Refuel and recharge forklift safely
  • Perform and document pre-use inspections
  • Understand stability and lifting capabilities

Course Programme

  • Safe driving practices
  • Vehicle controls and daily inspections
  • Forklift – battery care or refuelling
  • Correct forklift truck operating technique
  • Safe Working loads
  • Forklift stability
  • Safe start up and manoeuvre the forklift in open and confined spaces
  • Picking up and putting down the load at different heights correctly
  • Understand and carry out undercutting correctly
  • Safely park and stop truck at end of operating
  • Select, fit and detach attachments for bulk materials and operate the load and unload the bulk material safely