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Scissor Lift
Training

Practical training courses run from your workplace, available nationwide

Scissor Lift Training Course Material Handling

Operator Experience

Course Duration

Delegates

Delegates

Novice

5 days

3 Maximum

Experienced 

3 days

3 Maximum

Refresher

1 day

3 Maximum

Conversion

1 or 2 Days (dependent on truck type)

3 Maximum

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Scissor lift practical training course

By the end of the course the operator should be able to:

  • Site and operate machine safely in relation to task.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of responsibilities under current relevant legislation.
  • Operate machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers manual and instructions and accepted good practice.
  • Demonstrate an understanding for the need of Personal Protective Equipment.

Course Content

  • Relevant regulations/legislation
  • Components of machine
  • Tilt alarms
  • Operators Code of Safe Practice
  • Main platform types
  • Weather conditions
  • Introduction to machine
  • Pre-start inspection/maintenance
  • PPE recommendations
  • Controls and instruments
  • Overhead trapping dangers
  • Ground inspection
  • Limitations of use
  • Servicing and inspection
  • Overhead obstructions
  • Emergency controls
  • Moving and locating machine
  • Spatial awareness

Awarding Body

  • Association of Industrial Truck trainer (AITT)
  • British register of Industrial truck trainers and operators (BRITTOp)
  • Member of British Safety Council

Training locations

Our practical training courses can be carried out from your workplace or from our fully equipped training centre in Windsor, Berkshire. 

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Working hours​

Mon-Fri, 9am until 6pm