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.

Please note we do all levels of Forklift Training including Novice, Experienced Operator and Instructor Training.



3 days for training on Counterbalance



Meath, Dublin & at Customer 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: Prices from €550 pp

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)