Fulltime Classroom Services

RTITB Forklift Truck Operator (Short Course) (SST)

Programme Aim:

The aim of the programme is to provide the participants with the skills, knowledge and competencies to operate a Counterbalance, Reach Forklift Truck and Power Pallet Truck, safely and efficiently in accordance with the Manufacturers Guidelines and the Code of Practice for Forklift Truck Operators, as laid down in the 2005 Health Safety and Welfare at Work Act.

Employability Statement:

The successful completion of the RTITB Fork Lift Truck Driving Programme will enable applicants to source employment as an operative in a warehousing and or logistics environment under direction.

Target Award

RTITB Forklift Counterbalance Certificate – RTITB1

Start Date: 22-04-2024 Hours/week: 31 Hrs 15 Mins Duration: 2 weeks

Education Requirements
N/A

Age Requirements
Candidate must be over 18 years of age.


Learning Aptitude
Good Hand/Eye Co-ordination
Good spatial aptitude


Previous Experience
Some forklift experience preferred

Module Award Body
Induction
RTITB – Forklift Reach Operator Certificate Forklift Reach Certificate (RTITBR) RTITB
RTITB – Forklift Counterbalance Operator Certificate Forklift Counterbalance Certificate (RTITB1) RTITB
RTITB Pedestrian Pallet Truck Low Level Pedestrian Operated Electric Truck (RTITB-POET) RTITB
On completion of the training programme learners will be able to:-

1 INDUCTION –
State the planned outcomes and the conditions attached to attendance on the course; apply good safety, health and hygiene practices; state the basic principle involved in environmental issues and explain the meaning of equal opportunities.

2 COUNTERBALANCE FORKLIFT TRUCK SKILLS RTITB
Operate a counterbalance forklift truck safely and efficiently in line with the manufacturer’s guidelines and current health and safety regulations and guidelines.

3 REACH FORKLIFT TRUCK SKILLS – RTITB
Operate a reach forklift truck safety and efficiently in line with the manufacturer’s guidelines and current health and safety guidelines and regulations.

4 PEDISTRIAN POWER PALLET TRUCK -RTITB
Operate pedestrian pallet trucks (low level) safely and efficiently in line with the manufacturer’s guidelines and current health and safety guidelines and regulations.

Provider

Wexford Contracted Training


Location

Wexford Town – venue to be confirmed


Contact Details

Course Contact:
Recruitment Department

Email:
recruit@wwetb.ie

Phone:
051 301500