Operate a Counter Balanced Lift Truck ( Forklift)

TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS COMPLIANCE TRAINING

Operate a Counter Balanced Lift Truck ( Forklift)

  • Unit Standard Title: Operate a Counter Balanced Lift Truck ( Forklift)
  • SAQA Qualification ID: 242974
  • Credits: 7
  • NQF Level: 3
The person credited with this unit standard is able to operate a counter-balanced lift truck in a safe manner. They will also be able to conduct pre and post inspections to ensure the performance of the lift truck. The person will be able to handle the loading and storage of freight by using the equipment and its accessories in the required manner. They will also be able to access emergency system and services in the event of an incident or accident.
  • This course is presented over 5 days for Novices and 1 day for re-certification
  • Literacy and Numeracy at Grade 10
  • Apply the recognised methods for inspecting and recording the operational fitness of all components of the lift truck with reference to safety procedures in the workplace
  • Identify and classify freight/loads taking into account documentation, packaging and labelling associated with the specific freight
  • Handle, load and store freight in accordance with industry standards, environmental requirements.
  • Achieve maximum work performance of lifting equipment and attachments, by applying knowledge of equipment dimensions, controls, principles of operation and capacities, manufacturing specifications and circumstances in the working environment
  • Operate equipment in accordance with laid down organisational and legislative standards and procedures as well as manufacturer's guidelines
  • Access available emergency support systems and services in case of incidents and accidents

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