Reach Truck Material Handling Training Courses

Reach Truck Training

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

Reach Truck Material Handling Training Courses

Reach Truck Training

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

In the intricate environment of warehouses and storage facilities across the UK, the reach truck stands out as a vital tool for ensuring efficient material handling and space optimisation. Reach truck training is imperative, providing operators with the specialised skills and understanding required to handle these machines safely and proficiently.

This comprehensive training encompasses vital aspects such as precise manoeuvring in tight spaces, load handling, and understanding the safety protocols associated with height operations.

As workplace safety is paramount, and given the UK’s stringent regulations, ensuring operators are well-trained for reach truck operations is not only a matter of efficiency but also of utmost importance for occupational safety.

Our Reach Truck Training includes:

  • Practical examination
  • Theoretical examination
  • Vehicle loading and offloading
  • Refuelling and recharging procedures including battery handling and housing
  • Course introduction and induction 
  • Health & safety at work act 1974 
  • Lifting operations and lifting equipment regulations 1998 
  • Provision & use of work equipment regulations 1998. 
  • Approved code of practice 
  • Operator safety and observation 
  • Pre-Shift checks & test 
  • Defect reporting procedures 
  • Lift Truck stability – engineering principles and weight assessment 
  • Driving within simulated working conditions 
  • Manoeuvring skills 
  • Rated capacity & load centres 
  • Hydraulic system and use of the controls 
  • Stacking & de-stacking – load handling skills
  • Driving within simulated working conditions
  • Stacking & de-stacking – load handling skills
  • Pre-Shift checks & test
  • Approved code of practice
  • Defect reporting procedures
  • Provision & use of work equipment regulations 1998.
  • Lifting operations and lifting equipment regulations 1998
  • Lift Truck stability – engineering principles and weight assessment
  • Refuelling and recharging procedures including battery handling

This comprehensive training encompasses vital aspects such as precise manoeuvring in tight spaces, load handling, and understanding the safety protocols associated with height operations.

As workplace safety is paramount, and given the UK’s stringent regulations, ensuring operators are well-trained for reach truck operations is not only a matter of efficiency but also of utmost importance for occupational safety.

eLearning for forklift theory modules represents a significant advancement in the way individuals and organisations can access essential training for operating forklifts safely and efficiently.

Not only is eLearning a cost effective way to provide training to staff, our online training modules offer a flexible and convenient alternative to traditional, in-person settings, allowing learners to engage with interactive materials at their own pace and on their own schedule. The courses typically cover a comprehensive range of topics, including forklift operation principles, safety protocols, pre-operational checks, and handling different types of loads.

This approach not only makes forklift training more accessible to a wider audience but also ensures that learners are well-prepared to operate forklifts safely, contributing to reduced workplace accidents and enhanced operational efficiency.

The counterbalance theory assessment consists of 20 multiple choice questions. On successful completion of the theory element, delegates will then move on to complete the practical element of the course. 

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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