Forklift for Novice Drivers - Course Details

Course intro:

This Forklift for Novice Drivers training course is a 5 Day programme, designed to provide trainees with knowledge and skills necessary for driving a forklift trucks.

Please note this course is delivered as in-house training only.


Course content

  • Introduction & Course Objectives
  • Theoretical Training
    • Operator`s safety code
    • Daily inspection
    • Hydraulic systems
    • Operating practices
    • Written test
    • Feedback
  • Practical Training
    • Introduction to the Fork Lift Truck
    • Controls and instruments
    • Daily inspection, take-over and maintenance
    • Starting, stopping and steering
    • Simple corners and manoeuvring
    • Operation of hydraulic controls
    • Weight assessment
    • Handling pallets
    • Manoeuvring in confined spaces
    • Handling awkward loads
    • Skill tests
  • Questions
  • Conclude & Evaluations


Intended audience

This Forklift for Novice Drivers course may be beneficial to new drivers or drivers with little experience and no certification.


Entry requirements

Minimum age- 18 years old

Minimum English requirements: Leaners must be able to understand and convey the concepts contained in the programme content.