Fork Lift Operator Training varies depending on the experience of the individual, and the machine type.
Basic Novice Training for trainees with no operating experience is 5 days for three trainees, four days for two trainees and three days for one trainee.
Basic Experienced Training for someone with some operating experience is usually a three day course.
Refresher Training for someone who has already completed an official Novice course, and has a certificate to prove this, is usually a one day course.
Conversion Training is for someone who has completed a fork lift course, and has a certificate of proof; this is usually a one day course.
There are a number of different types of Fork Lift trucks and operators must be certificated for the type of truck they are using.
Very Narrow Aisle (VNA)
Powered/Manual Pallet Trucks
In the world we live in, there are a lot of manual handling tasks that we have to work with everyday. One of the largest percentages of time off work through injury/illness is back related. This means a lot of discomfort and pain to the individual with the injury, and for the employer, lost production.
This is a one-day course with a maximum of ten candidates per course.
Working At Heights
This is a standard half-day course, introducing the employer and the employee's duties for the use of work equipment and explain the relevant legislation, explanation of the different types of Access equipment, steps & ladders, etc. and their components, maintenance requirements and how to identify faults.
Harness Safety Awareness
This is a half-day course, which provides an understanding to the equipment, the safe use of it and regular inspection.
Abrasive Wheel/Disc Cutter Training
This is a one-day course with a maximum of six candidates per course.
The aim of this course is to provide the necessary training to understand and safe operate, inspection and maintain abrasive wheel/disc cutter machines. Also the changing and/or dressing of wheels.
Effective Management of Work Equipment
Under the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER), all operators of machinery and their supervisors/managers must complete a training course.
The operator's training, depending on the type of equipment they use, normally takes longer because they need to be efficient and safe with the equipment they are using.
The supervisor/manager's is a two day course, with a maximum of five candidates per course.
The aim of this course, is to ensure that management acquire vital knowledge about the machinery, enabling them to encourage correct working practices,and therefore assisting in the prevention of accidents.
An average of twenty-five to thirty individuals are killed each year in the UK resulting from the use of work equipment, along with a large number of injuries (lost working days), plus plant and production damage running into six figures. Correct training procedures can help to reduce these risks.
This is a one-day course to train up to four trainees.
Bee-Lifted has completed a number of lift training courses for various rail companies, one of these is the safe use and operation of rail lifting jacks.
The rail jacks are not meant for one-man operation, but more of a team operation with usually four jacks set up around the carriage/engine. A major part of this operation is therefore good communication with other team members.
Tower Scaffold Training
This is a one-day course, with PASMA registration if required.
We can make an appointment that suites you to visit your premises, assess any Health & Safety issues you may have and discuss any training requirements you may need.
Vehicle Banksman Training
This is a half-day course for up to six candidates.
Nearly a quarter of all deaths involving vehicles at work occur while the vehicle is moving. Reversing accidents can also cause costly damage to vehicles and property. The aim of this training is to try and reduce the risk from vehicle reversing accidents and create a safer working environment.
Slinging & Lifting
Overhead Crane with Basic Slinging Novice training for up to four candidates is two days and a Refresher course is one day. This course provides the trainees with basic knowledge of lifting techniques, how to check the slinging and crane equipment, ensuring a safe working environment, safe operation of the crane, and good communication.
Slinger/Signaller training for up to three candidates, depending on their experience is two day course for novice and one day experienced or refresher. This course provides the trainee with a basic knowledge of lifting techniques, the equipment, a safe working environment and effective communication.
Mobile Cranes & Slinger/Banksman Novice courses last five days to train up to three candidates.
Mobile Crane & Basic Slinging Refresher courses usually last one-day, training up to three candidates.
The aim of this course is gain knowledge of the operation and safety issues when using a crane, including setting up, and slinging & lifting procedures.
Crane operators who will need to drive on a public highway, need to obtain additional HGV training, which is not covered in this course. Bee-Lifted can recommend training organisations who can offer HGV training courses.
Hydraulic Lorry Loader Crane
Hydraulic Lorry Loader training, or HIAB as they are sometimes referred to, is a two day course for Novice and one day course for Refresher. Maximum number is three candidates per course.
The aim of this course is to provide the trainees with basic knowledge of the crane's operation, ensuring a safe set up and working area, looking at proximity hazards such as power cables, poor ground conditions, and basic slinging & lifting safety awareness.
Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP)
Novice operator training is a two day course to train up to four candidates.
Refresher Training for trainees who has already completed an official Novice course, and have a certificate to prove this, is a one day course.
The aim of this course is to introduce trainees to the relevant legislation, machine types, basic knowledge of the MEWP and it's operation, ensuring a safe set up and working area, looking at proximity hazards such as power cables, poor ground conditions, safety awareness and fall arrest equipment.
Control Rate Decent (C.R.D.) Rescue
Novice/Refresher training is a one day course to train up to six candidates.
The aim of this course is to provide an understanding in the use, safe practice and confidence to use a GOTCHA C.R.D. Rescue Kit in the case it was required in an emergency situation.
Chainsaw Safety Awareness
This is a one-day course with a maximum of six candidates per course.
The aim of this course is to provide the trainee with a basic understanding of the operation and safety procedures regarding chainsaw use. Also included is equipment maintenance, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and creating a safe working environment.
Safety Awareness Around Forklifts - NEW
This is a new course in the development stage for people who need to work around or near forklift trucks. We have been asked on a number of occasions now if we can run a course for people who don't operate forklifts but need to work near them, hence the development of this course.
The aim is for individuals working near forklifts have an understanding of how they move around the working environment and the risks involved. Also there Health & Safety requirements and have an understanding of what the forklift operator can see from the truck.
Working around slow moving industrial machines can be very dangerous
and people have been killed or seriously injured by not understanding the risks involved.
This is a one-day course to train up to three trainees.
Boat Hoists are used widely in the marina industry and are a vitally important piece of lifting equipment. Therefore, training on these equipment is essential to maintain a safe and efficient work environment.
Learning first aid can help you feel more prepared and able to cope in an emergency situation. For businesses, it can also help manage risks and reduce time lost due to illness or injury.
You never know when you might need to help a colleague, friend, family member, or even someone you don't know and therefore could be handy for anyone to have the skills and confidence to act in an emergency.
This is a standard one-day course.
Tow Tractor / Trailer
This is a one-day course for up to three candidates.