Unit standard nr 242974

Target Group:

All relevant production employees, artisans as required per production needs.

Prior education:

With previous certification and experience

Entry level requirements:

• Minimum Numeracy and Literacy ABET 4/NQF 1 or Grade 9
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) on Forklift.

Contents of the course:

• The Legal and specified requirements pertaining the transfer of goods and material by means of a forklift. (OHSA 1993 and the Machinery regulation 18)
• The hazards and associated risks, pertaining to Forklift operation, identified through specified risks assessment procedures
• The principal components of the forklift and their functions. Mechanical appreciations and refuelling.
• The specified operating parameters and control methods per training the forklift operations. Pre-trips, Operational and close down inspection.
• The specified factors affecting the optimum performance of the forklift. Safety and Manoeuvring.
• The specified action to be taken, should sub-standard condition and problems pertaining to the forklift operation be encountered.
• The specified elementary principals of the Forklift stacking process.

Course Brochure

7 Ton Counterbalanced Forklift Truck

Course Duration: 5 Days
Course Certification: Certificate & ID Card Licence
Assessment: Written assessment & Practical evaluation
Validity: 2 years


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