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Course Syllabus and Times

Novice Courses for those that have had no formal training previously. Excellent course to cover all aspects of fork lift operations and safety.

  • 1 Trainee  -  3 Days
  • 2 Trainees  - 4 Days
  • 3 Trainees  - 5 Days

Experienced Driver Course for existing drivers who do not hold a current certificate.

  • 2 to 3 Days for up to 3 Trainees

Conversion Courses for those who want to transfer their skills and training already received to another type of truck.

  • 2 to 3 Days for up to 3 trainees

Refresher and re test Courses for those who want to keep their current skills up to the required level.

  • 1 Day for up to 3 trainees

Course Syllabus Theory: 


Operator Safety Code

Daily Inspection 

Hydraulic Systems

Safe Operating Procedures

Fork Truck Stability

Theory Test 

Course Syllabus Operational: 

Introduction to the equipment

Daily inspection, take over and maintenance

Starting , Stopping and Steering

Simple Cornering and Maneuvering

Operation of Hydraulics

Weight Assessment

Handling Laden Pallets

Maneuvering in confined spaces

Driving on Ramps, Inclines

Vehicle Loading and Unloading

3 Stages of Testing (Theory, Pre Shift Checks and Practical operating Skills)


Cox Training and Consultancy

 Caversham, Reading, Berks, RG4 5JN

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