Heavy Duty Forklift

The aim of the training is to require the necessary knowledge and skills to operate a Heavy Duty fork­lift in a safe and productive way.

Number of participants:Max 6
Duration:1/2 days depending on experience
Heavy Duty Forklift FITAC Health & Safety

Heavy Duty Forklift Theory

  • Daily maintenance
  • Technical explanation
  • Full check of the forklift
  • Check up of the instruments
  • Safety symbols
  • Personal safety
  • Stability-working with the load diagram


  • Preventive check up
  • Start procedure
  • Driving position
  • Brake test
  • Controlling the environment
  • Safe driving height
  • Load diagram
  • Combining driving and use of leavers
  • Picking up, transporting, stacking and lowering cargo
  • Approaching cargo and ideal work method
  • Parking procedure


The course will consist of both theoretical and Practical exam.

Successful candidates will be issued with an RTITB certificate along with a CSCS card which is valid throughout Ireland and the UK.

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