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Fork Lift Truck Training

Training in safety is important to Go Direct Training Services and should be important to you, that is why we provide an essential reliable service to instruct and train on the full range of industrial lift trucks, specialising in on-site training and for those who wish, we operate from our purpose built training centre based in Cannock Staffordshire.

We are RTITB accredited and a member of the RTITB Consortium delivering CPC and Fork Lift Truck Training and follow their guidelines for course content and duration, ensuring we work to the highest standard.

All our Instructors are fully qualified and registered RTITB Instructors and adhere to the strictest guidelines with safety as a paramount ensuring all aspects are covered giving your employee and company the very best training throughout the UK.

About the Course

Course Objectives

Training in the safe use of Fork lift trucks, is most important to all operators. Operators should be trained to a level of skill essential to work with fork lift trucks safely, efficiently and with competence. By the end of the course the operator should state the reasons for operators training, follow the correct procedures for stacking and de-stacking, and pass a basic operatives skills test as set out Approved Code of Practice (L117).

Course Contents

Theory

  • Need to Train
  • HASWA Employers/ Employees Duties
  • PUWER and LOLER
  • Approved Code of Practice HSG6
  • Principle of Counterbalance
  • Rated Capacity/ Load Centres
  • Stability/ Instability
  • Operators Safety Code/ Hand-outs
  • Relevant Films

Practical

  • Pre-Use Checks
  • Refueling/ Battery Charging/ Maintenance
  • Basic Steering
  • Advanced Steering (chicane, confined areas)
  • Elementary Use of Hydraulic Controls
  • Loading and Unloading a vehicle
  • Use of industrial racking systems
  • Use of free standing stacks
  • Stacking and de-stacking at eye level
  • Stacking and de-stacking at high level

Fork Lift Truck Driver Certificate

All trainees gain a certificate and will be entered onto the “RTITB National Operators” Register Scheme (NORS). RTITB registered there is a small additional cost per person.

For the theoretical element of the course we require an office large enough to seat the trainees and instructor with power points so that we can deliver appropriate training videos when working away from the training centre.

The practical training area needs to be approximately four truck lengths square, and will require assorted loads similar to ones you would normally use, and a section of racking or stillages to practice the stacking exercises unless your company prefers to use our purpose built training centre.

Novice – Fork Lift Driver Training

People, who have had no or little experience, should receive five days (37 hours) instruction.

Experienced – Fork Lift Driver Training

People, who have been driving trucks on a regular basis but have not received formal training, should receive three days (20 hours) instruction.

Refresher – Fork Lift Driver Training

People, who have already received formal training and hold a certificate as recognised by an accredited awarding body, should receive one day training.

These Fork Lift Truck Training times are structured for 3 trainees with one instructor and one fork lift truck. It should also be noted that the course duration can change according to your training needs, and we will take these into account. We can reduce the course length of time by issuing in house certificates for bespoke training.

We are pleased to offer discounts for repeat business, block bookings and account customers.

What Fork Lift Truck Training Courses Are Available ?

These Fork Lift Truck Training times are structured for 3 trainees with one instructor and one fork lift truck. It should also be noted that the course duration can change according to your training needs, and we will take these into account. We can reduce the course length of time by issuing in house certificates for bespoke training.

Click on the blocks below to see more information on each course.

Novice Fork Lift Truck Training

Who is the course for ?

People, who have had no or little experience, should receive five days (37 hours) instruction.

How long does the course last ?

5 Days

How many trainess are on the course ?

1 – 3

Experienced Fork Lift Truck Training

Who is the course for ?

People, who have been driving trucks on a regular basis but have not received formal training, should receive three days (20 hours) instruction.

How long does the course last ?

3 – 5 Days

How many trainess are on the course ?

1 – 3

Refresher Fork Lift Truck Training

Who is the course for ?

People, who have already received formal training and hold a certificate as recognised by an accredited awarding body, should receive one day training.

How long does the course last ?

1 Day

How many trainess are on the course ?

1 – 3

Contact Go Direct through e-mail or call 01543 579898 or 07772 184175 for all your driver training requirements and prices.

Our aim is to serve transport and distribution companies throughout the midlands, and to be the premier supplier of driving professionals, in that region.
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