Telehandler, Rough Terrain FLT, Reach Truck & Counterbalance Fork Lift Truck Training – Novices

Course includes

  • Pre-use inspection, visual and operational checks also fault reporting procedures. Candidates also shown how to correctly record information using pre-use check sheets.

  • Use of manufacturers stated lifting capacity; details explained in depth and how to read such capacity plates; de-rating included for use of attachments etc.
    Basic engineering principles of counterbalance and hydraulic operating systems and stability triangle etc
  • Longitudinal and lateral instabilities etc
  • Basic operating practices such as :- moving off and stopping procedures, use of hydraulic systems etc. travelling and parking positions etc, loading and unloading procedures, gating techniques etc, stacking and de-stacking including racking design and uses and inspection training, 90 degree turns both left and right in confined areas, Correct use of ramps etc
  • Battery care and/or refuelling training. load weight assessment and load inspections.
  • Pre use check test, theory test practical operating test through confined spaces etc.

Experienced Workers Assessments – available tests

  • Exc 180 Above & Below 5T & Exc 360 Above & Below 10T,
  • Forward Tipping Dumpers, Rear Tipping Dump Trucks,
  • Tracked & Wheeled Loading Shovels, Skid Steers, Agricultural
  • Tractors, Skip Handlers, Graders, Tractor/Dozers, Soil &
  • Landfill Compactors, Signaller/Slinger, Ride on Rollers, Ind
  • Counterbalance FLT, Rough Terrain Fork Lift, Telescopic
  • Handler & M.E.W.P s Scissor & Boom.

6 Tests maximum in a day, Criteria must be met to pass test

  • All machinery must have Operator Manuals.
  • Candidates must adhere to Safety Rules
  • 1 passport photo & National Insurance number required