Forklift & Tele Handlers

Industrial Telescopic Lift Trucks

Becoming proficient in operating this machinery is an essential and valued operator’s skill for any contract, large or small.

This course will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to operate the machine safely, protecting both you and those around you.

This course offers two certificate options depending on your needs:

  • J4 – up to 9m lift
  • J5 – over 9m lift.

The finer details

This training course has been developed to help you understand how to operate an industrial telescopic lift truck safely.

The amount of instruction you will require will depend largely upon your previous experience and sessions will be adapted to meet your needs. Course duration will depend on experience and will be from one to four days.

The training course will consist of theory and practical sessions, followed by assessment. Course sessions include:

  • Lift Truck Safety and the Law
  • Common Areas of Maintenance and Pre-start Checks
  • Start, Stop and Basic Manoeuvring
  • Operating with Pallets and Loads
  • Appendices (as relevant)
  • Theory Assessment
  • Practical Assessment.

If successful in meeting the required standards assessed, you will be awarded a certificate of competence and a Lantra skills ID card for your chosen certificate option.

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Sideloader Lift Trucks

Becoming proficient in operating this machinery is an essential and valued operator’s skill for any contract, large or small.

This course will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to operate the machine safely, protecting both you and those around you.

This course offers three certificate options depending on your needs:

  • C1 – up to, and including 5,000kg
  • C2 – 5,001kg up to, and including 15,000kg
  • C3 – over 15,000kg.

The finer details

This training course has been developed to help you understand how to operate a sideloader lift truck safely.

The amount of instruction you will require will depend largely upon your previous experience and sessions will be adapted to meet your needs. Course duration will depend on experience and will be from one to four days.

The training course will consist of theory and practical sessions, followed by assessment. Course sessions include:

  • Lift Truck Safety and the Law
  • Common Areas of Maintenance and Pre-start Checks
  • Start, Stop and Basic Manoeuvring
  • Operating with Pallets and Loads
  • Appendices (as relevant)
  • Theory Assessment
  • Practical Assessment.

If successful in meeting the required standards assessed, you will be awarded a certificate of competence and a Lantra skills ID card for your chosen certificate option.

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Reach Lift Trucks

Becoming proficient in operating this machinery is an essential and valued operator’s skill for any contract, large or small.

Overview in brief

This course will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to operate the machine safely, protecting both you and those around you.

This course offers two certificate options depending on your needs:

  • D1 – up to, and including 8m
  • D2 – over 8m.

The finer details

This training course has been developed to help you understand how to operate a reach lift truck safely.

The amount of instruction you will require will depend largely upon your previous experience and sessions will be adapted to meet your needs. Course duration will depend on experience and will be from one to four days.

The training course will consist of theory and practical sessions, followed by assessment. Course sessions include:

  • Lift Truck Safety and the Law
  • Common Areas of Maintenance and Pre-start Checks
  • Start, Stop and Basic Manoeuvring
  • Operating with Pallets and Loads
  • Bulk and Difficult Loads
  • Appendices (as relevant)
  • Theory Assessment
  • Practical Assessment.

If successful in meeting the required standards assessed, you will be awarded a certificate of competence and a Lantra skills ID card for your chosen certificate option.

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Level 2 Award in Fork Lift Truck (Counter Balance) Operations

Becoming proficient in operating this popular piece of machinery is an essential and valued skill for work in the warehousing and distribution sectors.

Overview in brief:

The Lantra Awards Level 2 Award in Fork Lift Truck (Counter Balance) Operations is a Competency Based Qualification (CBQ) based on the Skills for Logistics National Occupational Standards (NOS), which exist to ensure that personnel working within industry meet the required minimum standards.

The qualification will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for operating counter balance type fork lift trucks.

The finer details:

This qualification has been designed to enable you to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required to safely operate a counter balance fork lift truck. This qualification will enhance your ability  to work safely, effectively and efficiently in the workplace, reducing unnecessary risk to yourself and others.

This qualification aims to assess your knowledge and understanding relating to:

  • Preparing the fork lift truck for driving or manoeuvring
  • Operating, moving or manoeuvring the fork lift truck
  • Selecting, transfering and positioning loads using a fork lift truck
  • Undertaking post operational checks for fork lift trucks
  • Loading the container, vehicle, vessel or craft using a fork lift truck
  • Unloading the container, vehicle, vessel or craft using a fork lift truck.

The assessment will consist of practical observation of assessment activities and verbal questioning.

Further information on unit content can be found in the qualification specification.

This qualification is available for individuals aged 16 and above, except in ports where you must be at least 18 years old.

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