Forklift Counter Balance Lift Truck Training Course

Forklift / Counter-balanced Lift Truck

Counter-balanced Lift Truck / Forklift

Unit Standard: 242974 (click on US number to see course entry requirements and course outcomes)

NQF: 3

Course duration: 5 days

Cost PP: R1200.00

Cost includes: Counter-balanced / Forklift manual, theory training, practical training certificate, Statement of results from TETA seta.

Certificate valid: 2 years (He and She certificate and TETA seta Statement of results)

Venue: He and She Driver training Centre, 1 Duncan Street, Parow Valley. (Airport side of Parow Station) or your venue, to be arranged – Please phone for quote if training must be conducted at your venue)

Counter-balanced Lift Truck / Forklift Re-certification


Duration: 1 Day (Tuesdays 08h00 – 16h00)

Cost PP: R690,00

Students are eligible to attend a Counter-balanced lift truck / Forklift Refresher course if they are in possession of a current, valid Counter-balanced / Forklift certificate for the level he/she wish to attend. If a student’s certificate has already expired, then they are required to attend the full course at full price. The refresher certificate is valid for 2 years.


The Occupational Health and Safety Act No 85 of 1993 as amended by the Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Act No 181 of 1993 states that:

Entrance qualification conditions (Counter-balanced lift truck training)

All learners of whatever status must be physically capable of performing without difficulty
the tasks involved in operating the lifting machine /equipment for which they are to
receive training or re- certification training and are at least 18 years of age.

Before commencing training or re- certification training every learner shall provide the
accredited training provider with the following:

a. A declaration or certificate from the employer confirming the medical fitness of the learner
to undergo the intended training;

b. An eye test results issued by a person trained to carry out such tests, confirming that the
learner has adequate day and night vision, and depth perception (e.g. Purdue University
standard vision test No. 3): Provided that a valid Professional Driver's Permit can also be
accepted in lieu of the eye test results; and

c. Shall wear the required personal protective equipment as prescribed by the employer
under the General Safety Regulation 2 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

All new entrants intended under this code will be required to hold at least a
General Education and Training Certificate, Grade 7 and must be at least 18 years
of age

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