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   TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

 ADVANCED DRIVING
       DANGEROUS GOODS
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           SHUNTING

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FULL TITLE: OPERATE A COUNTERBALANCED LIFT TRUCK
OPERATE A COUNTERBALANCED LIFT TRUCK IN EXCESS
OF 15 TONS
NCOP CODE: F01 to F04
FIELD: Services
SUBFIELD: Transport, Operations and Logistics
UNIT STANDARD: 242974 [SAQA] and 260818 [SAQA]
NQF LEVEL: 03 (7 credits) and 03 (9 credits)
DESCRIPTION: This counterbalanced lift truck course is designed for both novice and experienced operators. Learners who meet the specific outcomes and assessment criteria will be permitted to operate a Forklift, up to a stipulated rated capacity:
Code F01: Up to a rated capacity of 3 Tons
Code F02: Up to a rated capacity of 7 Tons
Code F03: Up to a rated capacity of 15 Tons
Code F04: Over a rated capacity of 15 Tons

DURATION: Full Training (Novice): 5 Days
Recertification Training/Evaluation: 1 Day
Upgrade to a higher Rated Capacity: 1 Days
COURSE CONTENT: Mechanical appreciation
    We discuss operator maintenance areas, traction
    battery, electric CBLT power train, gauges, the fuse     holder and fuses, wheels, differential, inching     equipment, braking system, mast and forks, hydraulic     system, steering, wire guidance system, diagnosing     faults and driving the CBLT correctly.
Refuelling
    We take learners through safety procedures, battery     pack, the traction battery, servicing a battery, replacing     the battery pack, positioning the CBLT, preparation for     removing the battery, lifting the battery, testing a     recharged battery, placing a recharged battery and     filling in fuel usage logs.
Pre-operating inspections
    We look at pre-operating inspections, lift truck     components, inspection areas and checklist.
Start-up checks and inspections
    Start-up checks and inspections, in-cab checks and     inspections, setting the driving position, pre-start check     of the controls, starting the CBLT, checking lifting     controls and functionality, check ancillary
    equipment and controls, lift truck driving controls, lift     truck in-cab checks and inspections.
Safety
    We discuss pre-operating safety, start-up precautions,     shutdown safety precautions, driving safety, relationship     between load and stability of a CBLT, load chart rating,     the principle of leverage, position of the load, principle     of leverage, hazardous cargo safety, container loading     safety, refuelling safety, driving on public roads,     emergency services, general housekeeping, safety     legislation and use of Personal Protection Equipment     (PPE).
Operator controls and manoeuvring
    We talk about manoeuvring/clearance, towing, using     the horn, observation, manoeuvring through a practice     course without a load, manoeuvring the CBLT through     a practice course with a load and hand signals.
Loading and offloading
    We outline storage areas, store layouts, stacking     methods, pallets, handling pallets, handling interlocking     cage pallets, bin pallets, block steel and sheet steel,     bar steel, pipes, channel/angle iron and hazardous     material stacking.
Handling cargo
    We show learners best practice concerning handling     cargo with pictorial markers, lifting and transporting,     hazardous cargo, safety signs, drum attachments,     clamping a paper roll and other attachments.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: The company and learners must meet the conditions of the training requirements before theory training can be given, as well as the following, applicable to Lift Truck practical assessment:

Ensure pallets are available for the building of a test
chicane, along with barrier/danger tape to cordon off
the practical assessment area.
Ensure sufficient space to accommodate the practical
assessment area.

For any queries regarding the requirements and conditions of lift truck training, feel free to contact our skills development advisor for more information.
ADDITIONAL OPTIONS: We also offer a Train the Trainer course in conjunction with lift truck training. For more information, contact our
skills development advisor
.

 
  Preparation for on-site Training

HRETD provides training on site to assure optimal skills transfer in the actual work environment. It is thus important for clients to prepare in advance in order to streamline the training process. To this end, we have prepared this handy preparation guide for clients' convenience. The following are requirements of the company on commencement of training, which must be provided to the skills development practitioner...
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