This course is typically completed over 2-days and includes theory & practical elements of training. This is the perfect course for those candidates who have never previously operated any type of pallet truck before. There is no previous experience required in order to take this course.
Once training has been completed, students will have to complete three elements of testing; a theory test, a pre-use inspection test and the practical skills test. All three of these tests needs to be successfully completed in order for you to obtain operators card and certificate. Once you have passed your course, you will be registered onto the ITSSAR TOP scheme (Trainer Operator Passport) and you will be issued with a photo identification card & A4 certificate.
Course length could be shortened if the course is not booked at full capacity.
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A2 Pallet Truck Course Details
What is a powered pallet truck?
A Powered pallet truck or electric pallet mover is a piece of equipment that is used to move pallets at ground level, as well as loading and offloading pallets from various vehicles. A common place you’ll see people working with powered pallet trucks would be in a warehouse environment.
This course is available at all of our depots which includes Portsmouth, Southampton, Reading and Worthing.
As well as completing this course at one of our depots, this course is also available to be completed at one of your sites, using your equipment which will allow your staff to train on the equipment that they will be using regularly. The areas we cover for training on one of your sites include; Portsmouth, Chichester, Fareham, Romsey, Eastleigh, Southampton, Reading, Basingstoke, Crawley, Newbury, Worthing and Brighton.
Facilities Required on your site
For training to be completed on one of your sites, using your equipment, there are requirements that you need to meet. You will need to have a training room that is suitable for the number of delegates participating and a sufficient amount of practical training space to complete assessments & testing. Also, delegates are required to wear PPE as per the company’s internal risk assessments.
Click the link to read our Facilities and Equipment Requirements Guide for more information on how to complete training on your site. Facilities and Equipment Requirements Guide.
If you complete one of our forklift training courses, you will be taught by highly experienced professionals, who will give you all the skills and knowledge that you need to pass your Powered Pallet Truck test.
2 Start Training is a Category 3 Independent Training Standards Scheme and Register (ITSSAR) accredited training centre for operator and instructor training for Powered Pallet Truck Training.
The length of your course will vary depending on which of our courses you decide to complete, if you complete the A2 Novice Ride-on Pallet Truck course, it will take 2-days to complete your training.
Course length could be adjusted depending on how many other students are on the same course, see below for timescales.
3 Days if 1:1 with our instructor.
4 Days if 2:1 with our instructor.
5 Days if 3:1 with our instructor.
1 Truck : 3 Candidates : 1 Instructor
This ratio can be lowered to suit any requirements which can decrease the duration of your course.
Our A2 Novice Ride on Pallet Truck training courses cover the following:
- Responsibilities under the health & safety at work act, 1974, PUWER & LOLER
- L117 Approved code of practice
- Operators Safety Code
- Battery maintenance and charging procedures
- Pre-use checks
- Factors affecting stability
- Motive controls
- Hydraulic controls
- Manoeuvring in open and confined areas including entry & aisle safety procedures
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2 Start Ltd (Portsmouth), Unit 4 Shawcross Industrial Estate, Ackworth Road, Hilsea, Portsmouth, PO3 5HU
Call: 02392 123555
2 Start Ltd (Theale), Site C The Quarry, Deans Copse Road, Theale, RG7 4GZ
Call: 01184 021 861
2 Start Ltd (Southampton), Unit 2 Four Dells Farm, Poles Lane, Otterbourne, Winchester, SO21 2DY
Call: 02382 022975
2 Start Ltd (Reading), Unit 32 Youngs Industrial Estate, Paices Hill, Reading, RG7 4PW
Call: 01184 021861
2 Start Ltd (Worthing), The Vinery Ind Est, Unit 54 & 55, Poling, Worthing, BN18 9PY
Call: 01903 952410
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