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CPCS A16 Industrial Forklift Truck

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CPCS A16 Industrial Forklift Truck


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Course Aims

To provide thorough practical and theory training in operating an Industrial Forklift Truck, to enable the candidate to competently and safely carry out the role and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

Course Content

To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:
Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
Conform with manufacturers requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
Undertake all pre-use plant checks
Explain need and function of appropriate documentation
Configure and ready for travel
Travel to and Manoeuvre in confined spaces (with and without loads)
Configure and set for lifting and transferring duties
Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services
Lift and remove various loads using the full working height of the forklift
Transfer and place loads accurately at given locations
Place and remove loads from a vehicle
Maintain safe working situations
Maintain safe and tidy working areas
Carry out shut down and securing procedures
Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting

 CPCS A16 Industrial Forklift Truck FAQ's

How long is theCPCS A16 Industrial Forklift Truck?

To be confirmed on completion of Initial Analysis, dependant on experience.

What is the CPCS A16 Industrial Forklift Truck Test?

To achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card candidates must pass both the CSCS touch screen H+S test (within the last 2 years) and the CPCS Theory Test and the Practical Test. 

 To upgrade the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card you will have to achieve, within 2 year, the relevant NVQ – For more information on required NVQ contact Tel – 01623 287830 

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