City and Guilds Level 2 Award in Land - Based Forklift/Truck Operations (rough terrain, masted and telescopic types).

The course is designed to comply with the codes of practice and provide the basic knowledge and practical skills required by those involved in the operation of a telescopic handler.

Course content: The candidates will be able to operate the machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers' instructions and accepted good practice, involving carrying out a pre-start inspection, loading and unloading vehicles and static racking. Candidates will understand the causes of instability of the truck and loads and have an understanding of responsibilities under Health and Safety at Work Order & other current relevant legislation (PUWER, LOLER). Understanding controls and instruments, use of appropriate warning devices, understanding capacities and capabilities of the machine, selection of correct speed when transporting loads, over smooth and sloping ground, avoiding instability using safe operation at all times.

Areas of assessment include: Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations. Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations. Health and Safety at Work Order. Other current relevant regulations. Pre - shift inspections. Controls and instruments. Components, Re - fuelling systems. Coolant, fuel and lubrication systems. Emergency controls. Manoeuvring over uneven ground. Operator’s safety code. Handling loaded / unloaded pallets and difficult shaped loads. Loading and Unloading flatbed lorries and at various heights.

Please note: Trainees must be able to read and interpret information. They must also be physically fit and able to carry out the tasks required of the assessment schedule.

Price £250.00 + VAT

(based on an experienced operator)

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