Manual Pump Pallet Truck Course

Course Aims

To enable participants to acquire the skills and knowledge required to operate the trucks safely and efficiently and to take both theoretical and practical tests.

Test Description

The practical test will be an appropriate test, devised to incorporate the operational use of the lift truck within the trainee’s working environment. The practical test will be decided upon prior to the commencement of the course, depending on a site survey or information provided by the company requesting training.

Course agenda

Forklift Training Courses - Manual Pump - Course Content

  • Introduction & Registration

  • Health & Safety Legislation Film

  • Introduction to the Fork Truck, Controls, and Instruments

  • Starting, Moving, Steering and Stopping the Fork Truck

  • Steering

  • Pre-Shift Inspection

  • Handling Unladed and Laden Pallets

  • Driving On and Off Ramps

  • Vehicle Loading and Unloading

  • Truck Stability

  • Operator Safety Code

  • Testing

  • Course Closure

When subjects may not be covered practicably, they will either be simulated or covered orally followed by an appropriate theoretical test.

Course Duration

Forklift Training Courses - Manual Pump - Course Duration

  • Half-Day Course for 6 People


This course complies with Provision and Use of Work Equipment (PUWER) 1998 Regulations 9.1

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