The person credited with this unit standard is able to operate a battery operated defined purpose lift truck. They are able to access emergency support and services in the case of an emergency while operating a lift truck. The person is also able to identify and classify the load, handle and move the freight while operating the lifting equipment in accordance with standards and its performance capabilities. They are also able to monitor the fitness of the lift truck.
Renewal training should have a certificate not expired for more than 90 days.
This programme is aimed at:
- Individuals needing relicensing
- Novice forklift operators
Range Of Equipment Covered By This Unit Standard
F5: Reach Lift truck up to rated capacity of 2500kg.
F8: Order Picking lift truck – for first and second level racking (Narrow aisle/wide aisle) (NA/WA).
F9: Order Picking lift truck – for all level racking including high rise (NA/WA).
F13: VNA (Very narrow aisle) lift truck, non-elevating cab, to service all levels.
F14: VNA lift truck, elevating cab, to service all levels.
F15: Rail mounted stacker lift truck with non-elevating cab.
F16: Rail mounted stacker lift truck with elevating cab.
The Codes and Attachments that correspond with the National Code of Practice:
A: Side Shift; B: Single pole; C: Carton or paper roll clamp; D: Crane Hook; E: Push Pull/Slip sheet equipment; F: Load Rotator; H: Load Extender Pantograph; J: Tilting Bucket; K: Tandem Forks; L: Container Vanning and Devanning; M: Container Handling; N: Forks; O: Cradle (Safety Cage).