Working with an electric stacker

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

Training information

  • Length of training: 1 day
  • Language: French and Dutch
  • Certificate: Aviato Academy Certificate
  • Previous knowledge required: Participants are at least 18 years old and medically fit.
  • Price: € 275 (VAT Excluded)

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Target Audience

Starting drivers with little or no experience.


Acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to learn how to operate an electric stacker effectively and safely.

To train the operators so that they can preventively report defects/faults and thus prevent accidents/injuries.

To teach operation, load handling and driving techniques to reduce damage to the surroundings caused by transport.

Course content



  • Exercising a safety function
  • The different types of electric stacker and their characteristics
  • The safety regulations: surrounding risks, driving techniques and safety rules when driving
  • Inspection of appliances as lifting devices
  • Important concepts relating to the structure of the powered stacker and its controls
  • Stability concepts
  • Reading a load diagram
  • Correct and safe load handling
  • The elements of the start-up check, notification requirement and procedure for taking the equipment out of service
  • Checks to be carried out after work: correct parking, charging of batteries




  • Perform start-up check, recognise dangerous defects, and report them
  • Check inspection documents and apply safety rules
  • Use controls correctly
  • Connect and disconnect batteries
  • Using good driving techniques: forward and reverse, turning, parking
  • Interacting with pedestrians and other drivers
  • Performing the correct sequence of operation
  • Judging distances, depth, and height
  • Driving across, removing load, and placing it back in warehouse shelving
  • Moving loads through narrow passages
  • Driving on a ramp and loading a container
  • Applying order and tidiness and setting up safely

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