Vehicle Mounted Forklift – Moffett

Vehicle Mounted -Moffett Mounty

An LGV Driver  can expand their skills by acquiring a Vehicle Mounted Forklift Certificate.

This qualification enables drivers to carry a forklift attached to the rear of their truck which enables them to load and unload themselves.

Course Aim

On completion of training, the course members will:

  • Be able to operate the truck model used in training safely and correctly in accordance with the manufacturers handbook and accepted good practice.
  • Be able to attach the truck to a carrying vehicle and detach it form a carrying vehicle safely and correctly in accordance with the manufacturers handbook and instructions and the relevant road traffic legislation.
  • Clearly understand the causes of instability of the truck and loads
  • Be able to carry a routine pre-use inspection of the truck

Course Contents

  •  Introduction to the truck to be used
  • Controls and instruments
  • Starting, moving & stopping the truck
  • Steering the truck
  • 4-way travel and steering mode (if applicable)
  • Operation of the hydraulic controls
  • Pre-use inspection and takeover maintenance
  • Weight assessment
  • Handling pallets/containers/bulk packs/loads associated with the industry in which the truck is operating
  • Driving on/off ramps and inclines
  • Driving and operating over rough terrain
  • Road vehicle loading and unloading
  • Stacking and de-stacking
  • Attaching truck to and detaching truck from the carrying vehicle

 

Certification

As an accredited training organisation we can offer a National photo ID certificate for no additional cost. This then enables the Trainee to operate any machine (with permission) anywhere in the UK. Their names and details are kept on a National Operators Registration Scheme Database. The certificate is valid throughout the UK and will be recognised by both employment agencies and perspective employers.

*This is optional, and if employers prefer, we can supply in-house certificates, only allowing the candidates to operate for your company Only.*

All training is accredited via ITSSAR – Independent Training Standards Scheme and Register

Thanks Mike for the professional and constructive way you have organised both our management and drivers! The information and instruction you have supplied regarding our safety, procedures and responsibilities now ensures we are compliant and more efficient. We look forward to working with in the future.
Roy & Marianne Edwards,