Forklift Training  Beginner Course


Types of Forklift Covered:


Course Background:

This course provides appropriate training where personnel are involved in the operation of automated machinery such as counterbalance and reach forklifts.

Course Content:

  • Legislation
  • Introduction to machine
  • Pre shift check of machine
  • Safe operation of machine
  • Hazards when using machine

Learning Outcomes:

This course will teach you to operate a forklift to the required level of competency in a safe and appropriate manner as prescribed in the health and safety legislation.

This Course is Designed For:

Personnel who have no experience or certification relating to forklifts

Training Methodology:

Courses are highly interactive with role-playing and practical exercises to reinforce understanding and learning. Practical exercises completed to environment specific to relevant working conditions.

What to Bring to This Course:

While pens and paper will be supplied, participants are free to bring their own. Participants should wear comfortable clothing for practical activities.

Duration of the Course:

(4-5 days)
The trainer has the responsibility of signing course participants as competent and duration is based on the trainer’s decision. As a general rule, this training should take at least four days unless there are exceptional circumstances.


This course allows a maximum of 3 people to attend, although it may be possible for 4 people to attend depending on the instructor.


On completion of this course, participants receive certification signed off by the Instructor.