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Operator Training Programme for Walk Behinds

 

Why do Forklift Training with TR Master Drive Services?

  • To produce an operator who has a sound understanding of the operating principles of “walk behinds”, and who can demonstrate safe operating practices in a work environment.

  • You will be professionally trained by qualified and experienced instructors.

  • Train at one of our nationwide facilities or your own venue.
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Course Aim

  • To convey a sound understanding of the operating principles of “walk behinds”.
  • To ensure that operators can demonstrate safe operating practices in a work environment.

Course Venue

As there is a practical element involving the workplace this course is best delivered at the workplace. 

Certification

On satisfactory completion a certificate of course attendance is issued.

Unit Standards

  • Unit Standard 10851 - Operate a powered industrial lift truck fitted with forks – forklift.

Course Content

The course addresses the following:

  • Introduction to “walk behinds”.
  • Braking system.
  • Operator safety tips.
  • Load rating.
  • Operating the “walk behinds”. 
  • Calculating weights to be lifted. 
  • Pre-use inspection. 
  • Operating controls explained.
  • Battery care.

Course Structure and Duration

Option 1

If an operator has not done any forklift training and/or is not an authorised forklift operator with current forklift operator OSH certification – then he/she needs to do a full “walk behind” course which includes OSH theory – i.e.: similar to a forklift course but adapted for “walk behinds” – plus a practical assessment.

Duration: Approximately ¾ day (maximum 10 trainees).

Option 2

If an operator is an authorised forklift operator with current forklift operator OSH certification and/or holds Unit Standard 10851 then they only need to receive instruction on “walk behinds” and complete a practical training/assessment.

Duration: Approximately 3 to 4 hours (maximum 10 trainees).

Course Fees

  • As this course is normally tailored to company / organisation requirements please contact us for a quotation.

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