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Pivot Steer Course

Category  P1 / P2

Industrial Pivot Steer Truck Novice

Who is this for?

This practical training course is designed for prospective Pivot Steer operators. The training & achievement test fully complies with the approved code of practice for training lift truck operators.

Industrial Pivot Steer Truck Novice course:

To enable participants the skills & knowledge needed to operate lift trucks safely an efficiently. On completion of training, operators should have an accepted knowledge of the legal and safety duties in relation to lift truck. Use lifting equipment safely and in accordance with the

manufacturers guidelines and accepted good practice.

Course content:


•Duties and responsibilities of pivot Steer operators

•In company Codes of Practice

•Identify, describe, explain the principle components

•Understand the stability and capacity of the Pivot Steer truck

•Safely locate and operate all the controls of the Pivot Steer  truck

•Understand and correctly respond to warning devices fitted to the Pivot Steer truck

•Carry out pre-use safety inspection and perform daily checks as recommended by the Pivot Steer truck manufacturer

•Identify safe terrain conditions & operate within the design limits of the Pivot Steer truck

•Understand the safe loading of the machine and assess the weight of loads handled (if applicable)

•Operate and manoeuvre pivot Steer truck in confined areas

•Stack and de-stack at varying heights

•Battery charging safety

•Parking and isolation


1 Day Refresher

2-3 Days Experienced ( Depending on number of trainees )

3 - 5 Days Novice ( Depending on number of trainees )

Cox Training and Consultancy

 Caversham, Reading, Berks, RG4 5JN

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