Reach Truck (Diesel, Electric or Gas)

Syllabus | Duration | Instructor Machinery Ratio

The Reach Truck Course ensures the course candidate establishes a good level of theory knowledge and practical skills.

The course covers safe use of fork trucks and the dangers if used incorrectly as well as high to low racking and stacking work duties.



The basic course syllabus includes...

Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 & ACOPS

Operatives Responsibilities & PPE

Area Hazards and Risk Assessment

Principles of Stability

Rated Capacity and Safe Working Loads

Pre-start Checks and Controls

Manoeuvring – Stop & Start – Steering

Lifting & Lowering – Stacking & De-stacking

Attachments and their purpose

High-eye & Low-level Stacking – Work Procedures

Pre Use Check Assessment

Practical Assessment

Theory Test

Course closing summary



As with all our courses, we will adapt the Reach Truck Course to suit the experience and number of candidates on the course, which may affect the duration.

Refresher Course: 1 day

Semi Experienced Course: 3 days

Novice Operative Course: 5 days


Instructor Machinery Ratio

This course has an instructor – trainee – machinery ratio of...

3 x Trainees

1 x Instructor

1 x Reach Truck

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