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NPORS Forklift – NPORS Forklift Training

TypeExperienced & Novice

NPORS Forklift Training Course Aims

This course teaches you how to operate an industrial counterbalanced forklift truck safely and productively.

NPORS Forklift Training Course Content

To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a plant operator
  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular machine to be used
  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions
  • Be able to locate and identify steering, driving and braking controls and explain their functions
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with the manufacturer’s and legislative requirements
  • Safely mount and dismount the machine
  • Start and stop the engine and safely move the machine off and stop it safely
  • Configure the machine for travel and manoeuvre it safely laden and unladen, in open and confined areas
  • Conduct all the necessary safety checks at the work area
  • Manoeuvre the machine to the work area and correctly configure in readiness to carry out lifting and load handling tasks
  • Lift and transfer loads accurately and safely at different locations
  • Load and unload external transport safely
  • Fit, adjust and / or remove attachments
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of loading and unloading procedures for machine transportation
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures

NPORS Forklift Training Method

This highly interactive practical and classroom-based training course concludes with practical assessment and theory tests, demonstrating the candidate’s full understanding of the training.

NPORS Forklift Training Course Duration

Novice Operator: 1-5 Days, maximum of 3 candidates

Experienced Operator: 1 Day test only, maximum of 4 candidates

Location: Nationwide Delivery on-site

NPORS Forklift Training Certification

For entrants that wish to apply for the NPORS Traditional Card, there is no requirement to do an NVQ qualification.  If the ‘HS&E TESTED Logo’ is required on the card, entrants must ensure they have attended and passed the CITB Operatives Health, Safety and Environment Test within the two years prior to application for the card and will have to achieve, within 2 year, the relevant NVQ – For more information on required NVQ contact Tel – 01623 287830

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