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Refresher Forklift Course

Outline of the refresher forklift course

Course Aim
The aim of the course is to give participants the basic skills and knowledge to operate forklift 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 renew/refresh previous certification.

Course Objectives
On completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Operate a forklift 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

Course Content
Legislation
Daily inspection procedures
Stability
General safety rules
Loading and stacking procedures
De-stacking and unloading
Maintenance
Charging & changing batteries
Fuelling procedures

Methodology
Presentation on multimedia, supplemented by discussions, case studies and practical exercises.  Course material handouts, training records and evaluation forms.

Evaluation
Participants will be required to undertake a written assessment and practical skills test to the accredited IIPMM/RTITB standard.

Certification
A certificate basic operating skills which is valid for three years and accredited by the IIPMM will be issued to all successful participants.

Duration
1 day

Maximum Attendees
3 people

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