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Forklift - Course description

The successful learner will be able to operate a counter-balanced lift truck - forklift in a safe manner. They will also be able to conduct pre- and post-inspections to ensure the performance of the forklift truck. The learner will be able to handle the loading and storage of freight by using the equipment – and its accessories – in the required manner. They will also be able to access the emergency system and services in the event of an incident or accident.

Course Targets

The course is targeted at employees (novice or experienced) with responsibilities for functions within the workplace that relate to operating the following range of counter balance lift trucks or forklifts:

  • F1: Counterbalanced lift truck (forklift) up to rated capacity of 3,000 kg,
  • F2: Counterbalanced lift truck(forklift) up to rated capacity of 7,000 kg
  • F3: Counterbalanced lift truck(forklift) up to rated capacity of 15,000 kg.
  • F4: Counterbalanced lift truck(forklift) up to rated capacity exceeding 15,000 kg.

Attachments and special equipment shall include:

  1. Side Shift
  2. Single pole
  3. Carton paper roll clamp
  4. Crane Hook
  5. Push Pull/Slip sheet equipment
  6. Load Rotator
  7. Wire Guidance system
  8. Load Extender Pantograph
  9. Rotating Mast (Turret Truck)
  10. Tilting Bucket
  11. Tandem Forks
  12. Container Vanning and Devanning
  13. Container Handling
  14. Forks
  15. Cradle (Safety Cage) The Codes and Attachments correspond with the National Code of Practice.

Course outline

At the end of the course, the learner will be able to:

  • Apply the recognized methods for inspecting and recording the operational fitness of all components of the forklift truck, with reference to safety procedures in the workplace identify
  • Classify freight/loads, taking into account documentation, packaging and labelling associated with the specific freight handle
  • Load and store freight in accordance with industry standards environmental requirements, and with due consideration to (among other things):
    1. The commodities and their properties
    2. storage area
    3. placement of load.
  • Achieve maximum work performance of forklifting equipment and attachments, by applying
    1. Knowledge of equipment dimensions
    2. Controls
    3. Principles of operation and capacities
    4. Manufacturing specifications and circumstances in the working environment.
    5. Operate equipment in accordance with established organizational and legislative standards and procedures, as well as manufacturer’s guidelines
    6. Accessible available emergency support system and services in case of incidents and accident.

Services Offered for This Course

Forkklift Training - Novice: 3 to 5 days

Forklift - Recognition Of Prior Learning Certification - 1 day

Operator's License Renewal - 1 day

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