Outline of the reach truck conversion course
The aim of the course is to give participants the basic skills and knowledge to operate stacker trucks safely and efficiently and successfully complete the theory and practical evaluations associated with the course. This course is designed for experienced forklift truck drivers wishing to gain certification for the operation of reach trucks.
On completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Operate a reach truck safely, reducing the risk of injury to operators and pedestrians and increase the efficiency of forklift truck operators
Understand safe operating techniques
Know how to refuel/recharge forklifts safely
Correctly position forklift in relation to task requirements
Stack and de-stack safely & accurately
Attain the required standard to successfully complete the theory and practical evaluations
Daily inspection procedures
General safety rules
Loading and stacking procedures
De-stacking and unloading
Charging & changing batteries
Presentation on multimedia, supplemented by discussions, case studies and practical exercises. Course material handouts, training records and evaluation forms.
Participants will be required to undertake a written assessment and practical skills test to the accredited RTITB standard.
A certificate basic operating skills which is valid for three years will be issued to all successful participants.