Novice Forklift Training

On completion of the Novice Forklift Operators training course participants will be able to demonstrate safe forklift operating skills and avoid danger to people and property.


3 days for training on Counterbalance


Meath, Dublin & at Customers’ sites/premises nationwide

Max Number

1 trainer to 3 trainees

Candidate Requirements

At least 16 years of age

Medically fit to operate machinery

A good standard of English

PPE Gear, i.e., Helmet, Safety Boots, Hi-Visibility Vest


Successful delegates will receive an NST Certificate and Card valid for 3 years.


Individuals: €450pp

Group: Enquire for discounted rates for groups


  • Legislation
  • The operators’ safety code.
  • General safety rules.
  • Daily inspection procedures.
  • Lift truck controls and instruments.
  • Starting/ moving/ stopping and steering the truck.
  • Operation of hydraulic controls.
  • Vehicle loading and unloading.
  • Stacking and de-stacking.
  • On/ off ramp driving.
  • Lift truck stability.
  • Loading and stacking procedures.
  • De-stacking and unloading.
  • Maintenance
  • Charging and changing batteries.
  • Fuelling procedures.


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    Group Size (required)