Pivot Steer / Bendi / Flexi

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Pivot Steer Courses

The Novice courses we offer will have candidates who have never even seen a Pivot Steer or Flexi Truck trained up to be capable of
driving and maintaining one, knowing how to properly look after the battery and also how to stack pallets and work in an enclosed workspace.
We have 2 options for these courses, In-House and National. We also offer Refresher & Conversion courses

  • Introduction to the lift truck / Mounting, Dismounting correctly
  • Correct PPE
  • Seat Belt Awareness
  • Operators safety code/ Safe Operating Procedure
  • Lift Truck Stability
  • Starting, moving and stopping the truck (emergency stop)
  • Driving laden and un-laden truck, in both forwards and reverse directions
  • Elementary steering exercises
  • Difficult manoeuvring exercises
  • Hydraulic systems
  • Weight Assessments
  • Handling laden and unladen pallets
  • Approach, pick up and transport a laden pallet
  • Stacking/de-stacking near to a vertical face
  • Stacking/de-stacking flat pallets, un-laden and laden
  • Stacking/de-stacking metal post pallets
  • Block or freestanding stacking
  • Handling pallets in a industrial racking system
  • Driving on/off ramps
  • Vehicle loading and unloading
  • Elementary steering exercises
  • Pre-use inspection
  • Theory test
  • Practical test
  • Feedback
  • Course closure

NOVICE COURSE

In-House Course (Novice)

Our in house courses can be located at our site in Purfleet but are best at your site for the most accurate training on what they will be using day-to-day.In house courses are designed to have the candidates only certificated on your site meaning they are trained on what they will be using and cannot use this license at any other site.

In House:
Duration: 3 Days
Candidates: Up to 3 (at no extra cost)

NOVICE COURSE

National Course (Novice)

Our national courses can be held at any site as this course is designed to have the candidate specially trained in all scenarios while using a Pivot Steer so that they are available to go to any site and use this truck. This course is ideal for workers who may have to use a Pivot Steer at several different sites.

National Course:
Accredited Body: RTITB
Duration: 3 Days, Candidates: 1
Duration: 4 Days, Candidates: 2
Duration: 5 Days, Candidates: 3

Refresher Courses:

Refresher courses are primarily for candidates who already have a certificate to prove they have done their novice course. These courses are designed to be done after 3 years in order to recap anything the candidates may have forgot and to remove any bad habits they may have picked up which may be likely to cause an accident.

Courses available: In House or National
Duration: 1 Day
Candidates: Up to 3 (at no extra cost)

Conversion Course:

Conversion courses are for drivers already trained in either Counterbalance or Reach Truck and is simply to train them on the new controls and manoeuvrability of the Reach Truck compared to the other trucks.

Courses available: In House or National
Duration: 1 Day
Candidates: 1

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