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Rough Terrain Lift Truck and Telescopic Handlers Course

Course Introduction

This course is designed for participants to understand the engineering principles and safe operational practice of rough terrain lift trucks and telescopic handlers. 

Course Aims

To enable participants to acquire the skills and knowledge required to operate lift trucks safely and efficiently, and to take both theoretical and practical tests. The practical test will be either the NPORS test or 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 Aims

  • Introduction
  • Introduction to the Fork Truck, Controls, and Instruments
  • Starting, Moving, Steering, and Stopping the Fork Truck
  • Steering
  • Hydraulic System
  • Pre-shift Inspection
  • Refuelling Procedures
  • Weight Assessment
  • Handling Unladed and Laden pallets
  • Driving On and Off Ramps
  • Vehicle Loading and Unloading
  • Fork 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

  • 3-to-5-Day Course for Novice Trainees
  • 2-to-3-Day Course for Existing Operators
  • 1-Day Refresher Course for 3 Certificated
  • Operators (Proof of Experience Must Be Provided)
  • 2-Day Conversion Training for 3 Certificated Operators

The course duration for novice and existing operators will depend on the course participants.

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