Battery Care & Maintenance

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Battery Care & Maintenance Training

Duration: 1 Day

Capacity: Up to 8 (at no extra cost) split over two sessions (4 on each)

This course is designed for candidates who have no experience of battery care and maintenance, and also a refresher for more experienced users. It will teach them all of the safety procedures for putting the relevant truck on and off charge and how to look after the battery.

These courses are best suited at your site for the most accurate training on what they will be using on a day-to-day basis. In house courses are designed to have the candidates only certificated on your site meaning they are trained on what they will be using.

  • Introduction to the course
  • Correct PPE– Eye protection / Gloves / Apron / Steel Toe Cap Shoes
  • Battery Care / Maintenance
  • Keep Battery Clean / Tidy
  • Electrical Connections Fixed and Free from Corrosion
  • Volts Per Cell Details
  • Top up procedure – Auto fill / Flip up lids. Only after a full charge
  • Top up only with Distilled water
  • Dangers of over or under filling Battery
  • Battery Charging
  • Correct Charger
  • Check Plugs on Charger and Fork Lift Truck
  • Well Ventilated area – Danger of Hydrogen Gas
  • Isolate Charger when on or off charge
  • Refrain from short charging – damage to battery
  • Make sure charger is working correctly
  • No Smoking / Naked Flames
  • Refrain from short charging – damage to battery
  • Feedback
  • Course closure

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