Reach Forklift


The Industrial Reach Forklift Truck course is designed for the operator who requires theoretical and practical instruction at basic level, in operating a Reach Truck in an industrial or warehouse environment.

It is also applicable to those experienced operators who require refresher training.


Categories: (Based on height of lift) Up to 5 meters Over 5 meters



Course content:

• Understand the risks involved in operating a lift truck

• Understand the legal requirements involved in lift truck operations

• Identify the basic construction, purpose and function of components and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.

• How to carry out all pre-use and running checks.

• Driving the truck with and without loads ensuring stability and control

• Set up and lift various loads within the full working range of the forklift.

• Place and retrieve loads accurately at various points in a racking system.

• Place the forklift in an out of service condition.

Duration: The duration of the course is between 1 – 5 days dependent on experience with a maximum training ratio of 3 students to 1 instructor. (See Training Info).

Venue: Can be carried out at our training school in Eastleigh or at an employer’s premises. (Trucks with a lift height over 5m must be done at an employer’s premises, see Training Info).

Assessment: At the end of the course students will undergo a formal written test on all theoretical subjects covered and a practical assessment on their basic skills.

Accreditation: NPORS or LETS certificate

Cost: Dependant on course duration and attendees.

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