Fork Lift Truck

Course aim

To equip candidates with the skills and understanding to operate Industrial Counter Balance or Reach Fork Lift Truck in a safe and efficient manner.

Course objectives and learning outcomes

By the end of the course the successful candidate will be able to:

  • Operate the Truck across a range of activities to a recognised standard.
  • Identify Hazards-Understand the principles of Risk Assessments and know the relevance of statutory regulations, ACOPS and guidance documents.
  • Carry out Routine Maintenance and Inspections
  • Understand the lay out and use of controls
  • Carry out simple manoeuvres, forward and reverse movements, turn, emergency stops, positioning and collections with and without ancillary equipment.
  • Identify and know the use and limitations of the truck and any ancillary equipment
  • Know Safety Practices and Safety Checks
  • Be able to complete Records, Logs and Safety Check Sheets


  • 5 Mandatory written/oral questions
  • 20 Multi Choice written/oral questions
  • Practical Test


  • City and Guilds


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