Operate Defined Purpose Lift Trucks

Operator Training & Licensing

SAQA ID : 242981
NQF Level : 2
No Of Credits : 4

Course Introduction

The successful learner will be able to operate a basic purpose lift truck. They will also be 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, and handle and move the freight while operating the lifting equipment (in accordance with standards and its performance capabilities). The successful learner will also able to monitor the fitness of the lift truck.

Qualification Title: Operate Defined Purpose Lift Trucks

Unit Standard ID: 242981

No. of Credits: 4

NQF Level: 2

 

The successful learner will be able to operate a basic purpose lift truck. They will also be 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, and handle and move the freight, while operating the lifting equipment (in accordance with standards and its performance capabilities). The successful learner will also able to monitor the fitness of the lift truck.

 

 

The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • inspecting and recording the operational fitness of battery-powered lift trucks.
  • identifying and classifying freight/loads.
  • handling, loading and storing freight.
  • achieving maximum work performance of battery-powered lifting equipment and attachments.
  • operating freight equipment.
  • accessing available emergency support systems and services.

Learning assumed to be in place and recognition of prior learning:

  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 1 or equivalent
  • Communication at NQF Level 1 or equivalent
  • Re-certification training should have a certificate not expired for more than 90 days.

Novice: 3 days

Recertification: 1 day

This course is targeted at employees (novice or experienced) with responsibilities for functions within the workplace that relate to operating the following range of defined purpose lift trucks:

  • F6: Pedestrian-controlled lift truck below rated capacity of 2 000 kg
  • F7: Pedestrian-controlled lift truck above rated capacity of 2 000 kg
  • F12: Pallet lift truck with battery power propulsion (specify capacity)

Attachments and special equipment shall include:

  • A: Side Shift.
  • B: Single pole.
  • C: Carton or paper roll clamp.
  • D: Crane Hook.
  • E: Push Pull/Slip sheet equipment.
  • F: Load Rotator.
  • G: Wire Guidance system.
  • H: Load Extender Pantograph.
  • I: Rotating Mast (Turret Truck).
  • J: Tilting Bucket.
  • K: Tandem Forks.
  • L: Container Vanning and Devanning.
  • M: Container Handling.
  • N: Forks.
  • Cradle (Safety Cage).

The Codes and Attachments correspond with the National Code of Practice. 

R2 550 per day

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