A6 Novice Straddle Trucks

This course can only be completed on your site using your equipment.  The duration is typically over three days and includes theory and practical training in the following areas:

  • Responsibilities under the health & safety at work act, 1974, PUWER & LOLER
  • L117 Approved code of practice
  • Operators Safety Code
  • Battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive controls
  • Hydraulic controls
  • Maneouvering in open and confined areas including entry & aisle safety procedures

After training has been completed, you will have three tests to complete; a theory test, a pre-use inspection test and the practical skills test.  Each of these needs to be passed to be successful in obtaining your operator card and certificate.

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A6 Straddle Truck Course Details

2 Start Training is a Category 3 Independent Training Standards Scheme and Register (ITSSAR) accredited training centre for operator and instructor training for Powered Pallet Truck Training.

A6 Straddle Pallet Truck Duration:

Novice Operator: 1 Day

For operators who have never previously operated a forklift truck.

 

Experience Operator: 1/2 Day

For operators who have experience on a forklift truck but have no certification or their certificate is over 5 years old.

 

Refresher & Test: 1/2 Day

For operators who have in date certification between 3 & 5 years old.

A6 Straddle Pallet Truck Duration

1 Truck : 3 Candidates : 1 Instructor

Elements covered:

  • Responsibilities under the health & safety at work act, 1974, PUWER & LOLER
  • L117 Approved code of practice
  • Operators Safety Code
  • Battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive controls
  • Hydraulic controls
  • Maneouvering in open and confined areas including entry & aisle safety procedures

Upon completion:

If not already registered, candidates will be registered onto the ITSSAR TOP scheme (Trainer Operator Passport) and issued with a photo identification card and A4 Certificate.

Availability:

We are only able to cater for this course on your site using your equipment.

Facilities required on your site:

A training room suitable for the number of candidates, sufficient practical training space to carry out assessments and testing. Delegates will require PPE as per the company’s internal risk assessments.