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Comprehensive RTITB Fork Lift Truck Training

At TL Training, we offer RTITB Fork Lift Training Courses to candidates of all levels. We provide courses for those with no prior experience and to those who have experience in operating lift trucks, but do not have the relevant training. We also offer refresher courses and train those wishing to convert their FLT driving qualification to lager trucks, or other lift truck variations. The duration of the course will depend on the experience of those attending.

Fork Lift Truck Training Courses In Wirral

TL Training offers the following Fork Lift Training Courses in Wirral:

Counterbalance Truck Training

The most common type of fork lift truck. Available as electric, gas or diesel powered and also available in a three wheeled model which is easily manoeuvred around narrow aisles. Counterbalance trucks have forks protruding from the front, allowing the truck to be driven up to the exact location of the load. (Duration: Novice 5 days, Experienced 3 days, Refresher 1 day, Conversion 2 days).

Reach Truck Training

Specially designed to offer maximum lift height and ‘reach’ out further than its stabilising legs. They are ideal for moving items from shelf to shelf inside a warehouse and are more suited for indoor use rather than outdoor use, as its low under-carriage can cause issues on uneven outdoor surfaces. (Duration: Novice 5 days, Experienced 3 days, Refresher 1 day, Conversion 2 days).

Pivot Steer (Flexi/Bendi) Training

Multi functional machines due to their articulated mast. This truck resembles a standard fork lift, with the exception of an additional function, allowing it to swing the mast to a 90 degree angle to either side of the truck. (Duration: Novice 37.5 hrs, Experienced 20 hrs, Refresher 7.5 hrs, Conversion 15 hrs).

Pedestrian Pallet Truck Training

POET (Pedestrian Operated Electric Truck) handles pallets at ground level. Typically used in warehouse areas and aisles, as well as loading and unloading docks. (Duration: Novice 2 days, Experienced 1 day, Refresher 1 day, Conversion 1 day).

Very Narrow Aisle Trucks (VNA) Training

Used for stacking loads, stock replenishment and medium to high level order picking. Operated in very narrow and high aisles, normally only steered by the operator when transferring from one stacking aisle to the other. The trucks are then automatically guided by wire, rain or radio guidance. (Duration: Novice 5 days, Experienced 3 days, Refresher 1 day, Conversion 2 days).

Tow Tractor Training

These trucks are designed essentially to tow single or multiple trailers. They enable large amount of goods to be moved at the same time. Commonly used in transport applications (particularly airports) and the motor and manufacturing industries. (Duration: Novice 1 day, Experienced 1 day, Refresher 1 day, Conversion 1 day).

Rough Terrain & Industrial Telescopic Handler Training

Both designed to reach over any obstacle, making them extremely versatile and able to save space in loading and unloading spaces. Similar to a forklift in appearance, but mostly used in the same way as a crane. The rough terrain telescopic handler is used on farms, building sites, for waste disposal, logging or use in builder’s merchants. The industrial telescopic handler is useful in loading/unloading vehicles and trailers from one side only, therefore saving space. (Duration: Novice 5 days, Experienced 3 days, Refresher 1 day, Conversion 2 days).

Rough Terrain Masted Lift Truck Training

Widely used for moving material and goods. Used on uneven ground and commonly used within the land based industry. (Duration: Novice 5 days, Experienced 3 days, Refresher 1 day, Conversion 2 days).

Order Picker Training

Can be used both inside and outside the warehouse. Order pickers are categorised in 3 levels. Low level generally used for loads that can be picked up from ground level at ease and transported directly to a lorry, van, or other loading area. Medium level similar to small reach fork lift truck, but pickers are manoeuvred from a cage attached to the fork carriage, and pallets are used to manually hale items on and off the pallet. Can operate in very narrow aisles. High levels forks can be raised or lowered to maintain comfortable working height for loading items on the pallet. Training courses are available for each category, completion of high level order picker will enable delegates to operate all 3 categories. (Duration: Novice 5 days, Experienced 3 days, Refresher 1 day, Conversion 2 days).

Vehicle Mounted Lift Truck Training

Often referred to as the manufacturers name of Moffett. Commonly used outside of the warehouse to unload the contents of the lorry it has been transported with. (Duration: Novice 5 days, Experienced 3 days, Refresher 1 day, Conversion 2 days).

Side Loader Fork Lift Truck Training

Commonly used for the transportation of difficult loads that cannot be carried by and ordinary counterbalance fork lift. Ideal for moving and stacking long loads and lengths of timbers. (Duration: Novice 5 days, Experienced 3 days, Refresher 1 day, Conversion 2 days).

Multi Directional Truck Training

Commonly used both inside and outside of the warehouse to move and handle long loads. They are able to travel in any direction without turning the trucks. (Duration: Novice 5 days, Experienced 3 days, Refresher 1 day, Conversion 2 days).

Vehicle Mounted Hydraulic Loader Training

Often referred to as a lorry loader, or by the manufacturer name ‘Hiab’. Used to load and unload good and pallets from the lorry on which it is mounted. (Duration: Novice 3 days, Experienced 2 days, Refresher 1 day, Conversion 2 days).

Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP) Training

Used both inside and outside of the warehouse when working at height is required by personnel. Allows work to be done in a safe and effective manner. (Duration: Novice 1 day, Experienced 1 day, Refresher 1 day, Conversion 1 day).

Crane Slinger and Signaller

Often referred to as a ‘Rigger Banksman’. Any type of crane operation requires accurate and safe slinging of the load being lifted. (Duration: Novice 2 days, Experienced 1 day).

Overhead Gantry Crane Training

Often referred to as OC. There are 2 types of control. Pendant Control in which the crane in manoeuvred by a pendant control attached to the crane that is held at ground level by the operator. Remote Control similar to pendant control system, however the remote control is not attached to the crane, giving the operator more freedom to work from the optimum location. (Duration: Novice 2 days, Experienced 1 day).

RTITB Instructor Courses

The course takes place over 10 days and is designed for those more experiences employees who wish to take on the role of fork lift truck instructor in their workplace. Candidates are required to provide evidence of successful completing the basic operating skills test on a counterbalance or reach truck in the previous 12 months.

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Interested in undertaking one of our fork lift truck training courses in Wirral? Call us today on 0151 343 0588 to learn more. Alternatively, you can email us at sales@tltraining.co.uk and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

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