Beginner Power Pallet Truck
To give the course participants the knowledge and skills needed for the safe and effective operation of a Power Pallet Truck.
On completion of this course, participants will be able to:
o Carry out Driver Daily Checks.
o Recharge Trucks safely.
o Assist in battery maintenance.
o Operate the truck in a safe and correct manner.
o Understand Load Safety and stability principles.
o Understand Loading and Unloading vehicles Best Practice.
o Recognise dangers and hazards associated with the use of Lift Trucks.
o Understand Load Capacity in relation to both Lift Trucks and truck tail lifts.
The course is intended for those who wish to utilise Power Pallet Trucks in their career or Truck drivers who may be required to operate a Power Pallet Truck by the client.
o The Law - Statute law and Rider Operator code of practice.
o Daily Inspections - Performance and Documentation.
o The Stability Triangle and Load Stability.
o Safe Operation Techniques.
o Loading and Unloading principles.
o Care and Maintenance.
o Charging and Batteries Safety.
o Hazards and Danger recognition.
The course will consist of both theoretical and Practical exam.
Theoretical exam consists of 20 operating and Safety questions. The pass rate of 80% must be attained before progression to the Practical test.
Practical test consists of specifically coordinated movements and Safety techniques. The Learner begins at a score of 100 and points are reduced for errors. The Learner must achieve 80% to pass.
The course is successfully completed when both theoretical and Practical exams have been achieved.
6 Learners per Truck and per Instructor
Beginners course - 1 day consisting of full time attendance.
Evening Courses Available - 3 x 3hr lessons.
Full RTITB certification is provided on successful completion of the course.