Forklift Training

Forklift Training
Course Overview

Our Forklift Training Course is to provide participants with the knowledge, skills and understanding of all aspects of working with forklifts from the hazards and dangers to safe driving methods, maintenance and safety checks.

Forklift Types include:
Counter Balance
Reach Forklift Truck
Power Pallet Truck

We also specialise in offering on-site forklift training for all types of forklift trucks and experience levels (from novice to experienced).

Course Objective

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Operate a fork lift truck safely.
Perform general maintenance and safety checks.
Load and unload safely and handle awkward loads.
Understand the potential consequences of their actions.
Refuel/recharge fork lifts safely.

Course Requirements

In order to partake in this course, participants must meet the following requirements:
Must be over the age of 16 years.
Be medically fit to operate machinery.
Have the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment. (i.e. Helmet, Safety Boots, Hi-Visibility Vest.)
Have a good level of English.

Course Content

Daily inspections
Hydraulic systems
Operating practices
Safe operating practices
Explanation, demonstration and guided practice in the correct procedures to adopt when driving a fork lift truck

Course Duration

1 to 3 Day(s)*

* Dependant on the number of types of forklifts included in the course

Course Assessment

Theory & Practical Assessments

Course Certification

Participants who are successful in both the theoretical and practical assessments, will be awarded with a Certificate of Competence which is valid for 3 years.

Further Information
For further information regarding courses or bookings, please get in touch.

For further information with regards to Forklift Trucks Safety, please visit the Health & Safety Authority website.

Upcoming Courses

For general inquires, please feel free to contact us