Novice or Beginner Forklift Training Course - Eden Safety Services

Novice Forklift Training

Lift truck Training (Counterbalance & Reach Truck)

This course is designed for a person with little or no experience who wishes to acquire the necessary skills to operate a Forklift truck competently and understand their responsibilities under the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005. Course durations are in accordance with HSA guidelines.

Course Objectives:

The operator safety code.

Pre-use inspection.

Battery care and maintenance inspection.

Maneuvering the forklift in confined spaces.

Pivoting the truck.

Legal obligations.

Hydraulic systems.

Forklift stability and capacity plates.

Stacking at low level, eye level and high level.

Safe operating practices.

Theory test.

Practical test.


On successful completion, candidates will be awarded a Certificate of Competency and a Photo ID card, which is valid for 3 years.


The course can accommodate a maximum of 3 students.


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