Forklift Reach Truck


NQF LVL 3
Unit Standard 242974

Course Name:Operate counter-balanced lift truck / forklift
Course Duration: 5 Days

Forklift Reach Truck Course Details


Unit Standard: 242974
NQF Level: 03
Credits: 7
Certificate valid for: 2 Years
Accreditation: TETA
When: 5 Day course (08h00 – 16h00)
Where: He and She Driver Training Centre, 1 Duncan Street, Parow Valley
In the course: Theoretical training and explanation, assessment and practical
Entry requirement: The candidate must be over the age of 18.
Specific outcome 1: Apply the recognised methods for inspecting and recording the operational fitness of all components of the lift truck with reference to safety procedure in the workplace.
Specific outcome 2: Identify and classify freight/loads taking into account documentation, packaging and labelling associated with the specific freight.
Specific outcome 3: Handle, load and store freight in accordance with industry standards, environmental requirements, and with due consideration to inter alia the commodities and their properties, storage area and placement of load.
Specific outcome 4: Achieve maximum work performance of lifting equipment and attachments, by applying knowledge of equipment dimensions, controls, principles of operation and capacities, manufacturing specifications and circumstances in the working environment.
Specific outcome 5: Operate equipment in accordance with laid down organisational and legislative standards and procedures as well as manufacturer's guidelines.
Specific outcome 6: Access available emergency support systems and services in case of incidents and accidents.

More about the Reach Truck / Forklift Operator Training


The person credited with this Unit Standard is able to operate a counter-balanced lift truck in a safe manner. They will also be able to conduct pre and post inspections to ensure the performance of the lift truck. The person will be able to handle the loading and storage of freight by using the equipment and its accessories in the required manner. They will also be able to access emergency system and services in the event of an incident or accident.
The qualifying learner is capable of:
Applying the recognised methods for inspecting and recording the operational fitness of all components of the lift truck with reference to safety procedures in the workplace.
Identifying and classifying freight/loads taking into account documentation, packaging and labelling associated with the specific freight.
Handling, loading and storing freight in accordance with industry standards environmental requirements, and with due consideration to inter alia the commodities and their properties, storage area and placement of load.
Achieving maximum work performance of lifting equipment and attachments, by applying knowledge of equipment dimensions, controls, principles of operation and capacities, manufacturing specifications and circumstances in the working environment.
Operating equipment in accordance with laid down organisational and legislative standards and procedures as well as manufacturer's guidelines.
Accessing available emergency support system and services in case of incidents and accidents.
Forklift Recertification
Forklift certificates are valid for 2 years and needs to be renewed accordingly.
Recertification takes 1 day and needs to be done within 3 months after the certificate has expired.