Vehicle Mounted Forklift Operator Training

This equipment can take the form of vehicle mounted material handling machines such as a Moffett Mounty.

Normally used in the distribution, agriculture & construction industry, these machines are mounted on ther rear of heavy goods vehicles & require specialist training due to the loading/unloading of the vehicle as well as the securing of the vehicle.

Course Content

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
  • Operators Safety code
  • Re-fuelling for diesel vehicles
  • Pre-use checks of equipment
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive and hydraulic controls
  • Manoeuvring in open and confined areas
  • Stacking at different levels in open and confined areas
  • De-stacking with laden and un-laden pallets
  • Mounting & un-mounting of vehicle
  • Safe use of attachments (if applicable)
  • Lorry Loading and unloading

Course Assessment

Theoretical assessment of 5 open and 20 multiple choice questions, which can be conducted orally where language barriers or literacy difficulties exist.

Practical Test of basic operating skills, confirming skills taught on the Forklift training course

Course Certification

On successful completion of your course you will receive an official certificate of competence.

How to Book

To book please call 01460 242400 to speak to our training professionals