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Fork Lift Truck Driver - Refresher

safety courses IrelandTarget: This course is designed for experienced and previously certified operators where their certificate has expired/ is about to expire or who have been involved in a relevant accident or near miss or who have not driven this type of vehicle for some time. Trainees must be familiar with the steering characteristics of the lift truck and have the ability to manoeuvre both forward and in reverse in a restricted area. They should also be experienced in load handling functions. Certificates are awarded to participants at the end of the course, provided they achieve the required standard in the theoretical and practical tests. An assessment of each operator’s abilities is also provided.

Duration: 1 Day
Objectives: On completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Operate a fork lift truck safely, reducing the risk of injury to operator and pedestrians;
  • Use safe operating procedures;
  • Understand the principle differences between a fork lift truck and a car or van;
  • Understand the consequences of taking certain kinds of chances;
  • Understand load stability and weight distribution;
  • Load and unload safely;
  • Refuel/recharge fork lift vehicles safely;
  • Assess and handle awkward loads.

Location: Suitably equipped training room/area, removed from normal day to day operations. An area of the actual workplace for practical demonstration and practice is also required. This will consist of racking and floor space, along with a suitable fork lift truck and will be restricted from normal work activities at certain times.

A.V. Requirements: All provided.
Room layout: Tables and chairs, any configuration.
Course Tutor(s): Suitably qualified and experienced tutor.
Numbers: Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Training Methods: Theory and practical
Confirmation: Written questions and visual observation.

Course Details: Introduction to course Introduction to truck Safe operating practices and safety video Elementary driving Explanation, demonstration and guided practice in the correct procedures to adopt when driving a fork lift truck.

Prerequisites: Trainees are previously certified for the type of vehicle being used; Trainees are experienced in driving the type of vehicle; Suitable PPE is being worn; Vehicle is mechanically sound and certified; Training areas made available are sufficient.

Certification: Synergy Certificate (valid for 3 years)

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Unit 12 Enterprise Centre,
Gorey Business Park,
Gorey, Co. Wexford.

Phone: +353 (0)53 9481445

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