This course has been designed for individuals who wish to learn and be certified in the fundamentals of operating automated machinery such as counterbalance and reach forklifts. Course participants will learn how to operate a forklift to the required level of competency in a safe and appropriate manner as required by Health & Safety legislation. The course is highly interactive with role-playing and practical exercises to reinforce understanding and learning.
Learners can choose from three options with our Forklift training course which are:
Novice – This option is designed for absolute beginners with no prior knowledge or experience of operating a forklift.
Experienced Uncertified – This option is suitable for learners who have experience in operating a forklift, but have no formal certification, or certification is expired more than 6 months.
Renewal – This option is suitable for forklift operators who have been previously certified and wish to update their knowledge and skills (cert must be no more than 6 months expired and must be provided as proof).
- Introduction to the machine
- Pre shift check of the machine
- Safe operation of the machine
- Hazards when using the machine.
- Forklift truck code of practice
- Safety responsibilities
Capacity to Succeed
In order to take part in this course, participants must have a good level of spoken and written English.
Novice – €400.00
Experienced Uncertified – €225.00
Renewal – €175.00
(May Qualify for DEASP Funding – Please enquire for further details)
Duration / Accreditation
Duration: – Experienced / Renewal – 1 Day; Novice – 2 Days
Accreditation: – Certification issued by an RTITB accredited Instructor.