Course Aim

To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of the hazards associated with operating such machinery including attachments. To have a working knowledge of how the various machines operate and to identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions, including weight limits, and to carry out an effective pre use check.

Course Contents

Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98

Operators Safety code

Re-fueling of Diesel

Pre-use checks

Factors affecting stability

Motive and hydraulic controls

Manoeuvring the Forklift Truck in open and confined areas

Stacking at different levels

De-stacking with laden and un-laden pallets

Working in and out of racking

Assessment Method

Associated Knowledge Test (5 open and 20 multiple choice questions), Pre Use Test and Practical Test of Basic Operating Skills

Additional Information

Max number of trainees – 3

Length of Certification - 3 Years

Duration - Dependant on Experience and number of trainees on course.


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Course Details

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Number of Candidates - Up to 3

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