Forklift driver – Basic Training

Cargo handling & logistics · Special cargo · Classroom · Certificate: Aviato Academy

Training information

  • Length of training: 5 days on-site or in a center
  • Language: French & Dutch
  • Certification: Aviato Academy Certificate
  • Previous knowledge required: None
  • Price: on demand
  • Availability: as of September 2022

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Target Audience

  • Starting forklift drivers with little or no experience.

Objectives

Learn how to handle a front-end truck safely.

Improve productivity, profitability, efficiency in handling, storage, and loading.

Prevent the risk of accidents at work and improve safety.

Course content

Day 1

  • Theory
    • The function of a forklift operator.
    • General and professional responsibilities.
    • Overview of the regulations.
    • Safety instructions.
    • Taking up the job.
    • End of shift.
    • Centre of gravity and load diagram.
    • Frontal and lateral tipping.
  • Practice
    • Taking up the position.
    • Empty running exercises.
    • End of shift.

Day 2 to Day 4

  • Day 2
    • Empty and loaded driving exercises.
    • Pivot point.
  • Day 3
    • Loaded circulation exercises.
    • Stacking/stacking exercises.
  • Day 4
    • Various exercises.
  • Day 5
    • Theoretical and practical examination.

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