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Industrial Counterbalance Forklift Truck (NPORS N001)

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Counterbalance Forklift Truck Training


Experienced & Novice

NPORS Forklift Training Course Aims

This course is aimed at people who require an NPORS card for operating an Industrial Counterbalance Forklift Truck.

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
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 Course FAQ

What is the 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.

How long is the NPORS Forklift Training Course?

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

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

Location: Nationwide Delivery on-site

Can you tell me more about 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 years, the relevant NVQ.

For more information on required NVQ please call us on 01623 287830
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