Forklift Novice

Our Forklift Novice Course is suitable for people who have just started working with fork lift trucks. The course provides training to ensure users are fully able to operate a fork lift truck whilst complying with industry regulations.

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Course Content:

  • Novice training covers training up to 5 tonnes
  • Additional days can be added to increase/convert training to 20 tonnes through attendance of our Forklift Refresher Course
  • Introduction to the lift truck to be used
  • Pre-use inspection and take over maintenance
  • Controls and instruments
  • Weight assessment
  • Starting, moving and stopping the truck
  • Operation of hydraulic controls
  • Stacking/de-stacking – free standing and in racking
  • Safety code testing
  • Practical test of basic operating skills
  • Written test of operating knowledge


Assessment of Course:

Fork Lift Training Courses are delivered by our experienced training partner and all successful delegates who complete all elements of the course will be issued with a certificate.


Delegate Requirements:

Delegates attending this course must have a good understanding of verbal and written English language. We can accommodate any delegate with special needs providing we are advised at time of booking.


Duration: 3 days

Delegate numbers: up to 3 per course