Electric Pallet Truck Training Course

Electric Pallet Truck Training

Looking for a group booking? Contact us on 01344 830015 to discuss pricing

Electric Pallet Truck Training Course

Electric Pallet Truck Training

Looking for a group booking? Contact us on 01344 830015 to discuss pricing

Pallet trucks come in many forms and can be pedestrian or rider operated or in some cases both, with a stand on platform.

We train on all makes and models from manual hand pallet trucks and low-level order pickers through to ride on powered pallet trucks.

  • Pedestrian Pallet Truck – A1 Pedestrian Pallet Truck
  • Rider Pallet Truck – A2 Rider Pallet Truck
  • Low Level Order Pickers – A2 Rider Low Lift Platform Trucks and A2 Rider Low Lift Order Picking Trucks
  • Pedestrian Manual & Semi Manual Hand Pallet Truck – Z1 Hand Pallet Truck
  • Course induction
  • The need and reasons to training and statutory requirements (HASAWA 1974 etc.)
  • Introduction to equipment/control familiarisation/principles of operation
  • Identification/use/adjustment of attachments in pre-determined positions including forks
  • Recommended mount and dismount
  • Introduction to motive, steering controls and practice
  • Basic steering exercises – simple courses
  • Advanced steering exercises – figure of 8/chicane/90° approaches
  • Battery charging procedures/maintenance
  • Operator safety code and relevant handout
  • Daily pre-use inspections
  • Engineering principles/rated capacity/stability
  • Simple hydraulics (theory)
  • Introduction to hydraulic controls, handling empty pallets low level
  • Load types/handling and weight assessment
  • Manoeuvring with loads/ramps and inclines/handling awkward loads*
  • Relevant safety film
  • Vehicle loading and unloading (theory)*
  • Vehicle loading and unloading (practical)*
  • Multi choice theory test
  • Pre-use inspection test
  • Practical skills test

Novice Courses: Ideal for a total beginner using their first forklift truck, and has no previous experience of Materials Handling Equipment.

Experienced Courses: For a forklift truck operator who has an extensive amount of experience; at least 12 months, however holds no current certification and has had no formal training.

Refresher Courses: Suited for the operators who are trained and certified, the refresher course allows them to take a test to renew their licence. Forklift certifications are valid for 3 years.

Conversion Course: Suited for operators who are trained and certified on certain forklifts. The conversion course allows them to expand their forklift licences on other types of trucks.

Our courses take place at our fully equipped training centre in Maidenhead, Berkshire. 

We have a great location for those travelling on the M4/M3/M5 and the centre is also close to Heathrow. 

We also offer our courses at customer premises across the UK. Contact us for more information.

On completion of this forklift training, drivers are fully certified to operate this category of truck. The qualification is nationally recognised and accepted throughout the industry.

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Mon-Fri, 9am until 6pm

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Weekend – Closed

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