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Rough Terraine FLT Experienced Operator

This course enables candidates to operate the truck model used , training safely and correctly in accordance with the manufacturers handbook and accepted good practice;

Rough terrain lift trucks provide greater ground clearance then a standard lift truck and are used on uneven ground, commonly within the land-based and construction industry. Our training course is for anyone who uses or
will be using a rough terrain mastered lift truck (pallet and bulk) in either the land-based or construction industry. The course will allow you to develop the skills and knowledge required giving you the confidence to operate it safely.

Course Duration: 2 - 3 Days


Topics Covered

  • Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
  • PUWER (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 98)
  • LOLER (Lifting Operations and Lift Equipment Regulations 98)
  • Safety in working with lift trucks
  • L117 - Rider-operated lift trucks (ACOP & Guidance)
  • Lifting Principals
  • Care of diesel trucks and refuelling procedures
  • Stability factors
  • Principals of operation on rough terrains
  • Steering operations - forward & reverse
  • Steering operations in confined areas
  • Pallet handling; picking up, setting down, transporting
  • Stacking and destacking loads at different heights 
  • Vehicle loading & un-loading procedures
  • Daily maintenance checks
  • Satisfactory completion of Practical and Theory based assessment
This course is designed for those who have some previous experience and will be familiar with the steering characteristics of this machine but will not have the benefit of adequate, formal training in basic operating skills.
On successful completion of the course, candidates will be awarded with an accredited certificate.

Trainee Requirements:


Candidates are required to bring suitable PPE :-


Hard Hat

Safety Boots

High Visible Vest


Safety Gloves

Some previous experience and will be familiar with the steering characteristics of this machine


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