Forklift Truck Operator Training

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Novice, Refresher, Experienced, Counterbalance, Reach - on site training.

Book your place on a Forklift Truck Course today!

Phone: 061 422207 Mobile: 087 6162564 
Email: 
info@ossltd.ie

Dept. of Social Protection funding for eligable applicants

 

COURSE SUITABLE FOR:

 

Participants wanting to learn basic forklift operation skills: To understand the equipments capabilities and requirements to operate the equipment safely. Employees records and qualification of forklift operation. 

COURSE FEES: 

Please contact OSS Training Coordinator for public or individual course fees and availability. Group Discounts available

COURSE AWARD

Lift Truck Basic Operating Skills Certificate Specified Lift Truck Type Model /Capacity Issued by RTITB - Valid for 3 yrs

COURSE DURATION: 

Novice - 5 day

Experienced - 3 day

Refresher - 1 day ( must have certification )

COURSE PARTICIPANTS:

A ratio of 3 participants per instructor

COURSE PREREQUISITES:

Participants must be 17 years of age

Participants are to provide their own steel capped safety footwear

Participants are advised to dress warmly for forklift practical sessions

COURSE LOCATIONS:

Public Courses: now available in Eastway Business Park, Ballysimon, Limerick

Courses can also be delivered onsite at your company or we can organize a suitable venue close to your location ; Tipperary, Limerick, Shannon etc...

VENUE REQUIREMENTS :

For courses delivered at your premises:

Room suitable to seat people comfortably (with tables /desks if possible) and suitable area for forklift practical demonstrations.

White wall or projector screen

COURSE PROGRAMME: 

Theory and practical demonstrations:

  • Relevant Legislation Safety responsibilities of an operator
  • Pre-shift inspection Forklift Stability
  • Battery care / Refuelling for battery /diesel ,gas powered lift trucks
  • Safe operation of a forklift truck
  • Load handling Racking systems 
  • Irregular loads 
  • Vehicle loading
  • Weight assessment

ASSESSMENT:

Assessment consists of:

  • Pre start inspection of equipment
  • Practical Assessment of forklift operation 
  • Short Theory test of forklift safety and operation

 

Successful candidates must pass all practical and theory exams.