Fork Truck Conversion Course

This course is designed as an approved Conversion Course for existing certified operators who require certification for more than one truck type. The course covers the key operating elements and safety practices in line with the current Code of Practice. It concludes with Practical and Theoretical Assessments and Certification.

NOTE:  Documented proof of previous certification is required.


All instructors are RTITB registered and the course fulfils all Health and Safety Authority (HSA) requirements. 
 

Course Duration

  • 1  Day

Number Of Trainees


    RATIO:   1 Instructor, 4 Trainees, 1 Truck

COURSES - Public Courses Or In-Company Courses


PUBLIC COURSES:  Courses are held monthly in our Warehouse Facility.

     

Click here for Course Dates.

 

IN-COMPANY TRAINING:   Please contact us to arrange a course.


T: 091 528777

E: admin@wmcgalway.com


    Requirements - In-Company Courses

    The following are required for all on site courses:

    • Truck charged and in sound mechanical condition
    • Area for practical instruction/test
    • 15 empty and 6 laden pallets
    • A room for theoretical instruction and test
     


    • Introduction to the course
      • Course structure Instruction/assessment detail
      • Standard requirements
    • Theoretical instruction
      • Code of Practice 2002 - Operator responsibilities
      • Operators' safety code
      • Causes/prevention of accidents
      • Fork truck capacity/stability
    • Practical Instruction
      • Controls and safety features
      • Daily inspection and preventive maintenance
      • Steering/turning/reversing
      • Manoeuvering in confined areas
      • The hydraulic system
      • Pallet pick and place procedure
      • Stacking/de-stacking - racking all levels
      • Battery care and charging procedure
      • Vehicle loading and unloading procedure
      • Safe parking
    • Supervised trainee practice
      • Trainee practice and corrective instruction
    • Competence testing
      • Practical and theory
    • Summary
      • Individual feedback/results