Reach Truck Training

Reach Truck Training Courses Delivered At Your Premises
The reach forklift truck is one of the most popular forklift trucks used in the warehouse industry. The ability to steer 90 degrees within tight spaces allows for more racking storage space to be introduced.The operator of the reach truck sits 90 degrees on with the face of the load and so therefore steering of the reach truck can be made slightly more complex.

Reach Truck Training Course Objectives

By the end of the course the operator should be able to:

  • Carry out a pre-start inspection
  • Load and unload vehicles.
  • Understand the causes of instability of truck and load.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of responsibilities under relevant legislation.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of battery care
  • Operate the machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers manual and instructions and accepted good practice.

Reach Truck Training Course Summary

  • Relevant regulations/legislation
  • Introduction to machine
  • Controls and instruments
  • Limitations of use
  • Load weight assessment
  • Forklift truck stability
  • Components and main truck types
  • Driving a reach truck
  • Recharging procedures
  • Battery checks
  • Pre-start inspection/maintenance
  • Emergency controls
  • Operators safety code
  • Handling loaded/unloaded pallets
  • Working within a racking system
  • Bulk stacking
  • Vehicle loading/unloading
  • Introduction to hydraulics

Reach Truck Training Certification

RTITB NORS Valid for 3 years.

Reach Truck Training Refresher Period

RTITB NORS Refresher Course after 3 years.

Any Other Relevant Information

The National Operator Registration Scheme (NORS) is the centralised validation, registration and certification scheme for all RTITB accredited training.

These courses meet the requirement of:

Awarding Bodies recommended period of training and ACOP
Approved Code of Practice for Rider Operated Lift Trucks: Operator Training.