Other courses

Other Courses

 

Manual Handling

This course identifies the risks and helps to prevent injuries in the workplace.

Manual Handling refers to lifting, carrying loads, pushing, pulling and lowering. Although they may vary, manual handling activities within the workplace need to be managed correctly. If they are not managed correctly then they can cause injuries by putting a strain on the muscles, limbs, tendons, heart and most commonly the back.

 

This course covers:

  • The fundamentals of manual handling
  • The importance of following correct procedure
  • The anatomy of the spine and human movement
  • Risk assessments
  • Capacities
  • Correct manual handling techniques
  • Pushing and pulling techniques and risks (if applicable)
  • Manual handling of pallets

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ADR Awareness

This is a one day course designed for people whose work involves handling, shipping or transporting dangerous goods. The course is based around looking at the regulations and the nature of the dangers with chemical substances. Also looking at the packaging, labelling and documenting those substances, as well as loading, transporting and security around dangerous goods.

This course covers:

 

  • Key day-to-day responsibilities
  • Safe and correct operating procedures
  • Potential risks in the handling of hazardous goods
  • Potential risks in the handling of limited quantity provisions
  • Knowledge of the dangers of the UN classes 2, 3,4, 5, 6, 8 & 9,
  • Responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Security of hazardous goods
  • Safe loading and handling of hazardous goods
  • Accident and emergency procedures

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The courses listed below are delivered at customer premises

 

 

Banksman

Our banksman training courses teach delegates how to find the safest way to reverse vehicles in confined spaces. Where danger areas are and how to guide large vehicles, using signals, whilst manoeuvring.

This course is designed for those who have the responsibility for manoeuvring vehicles on, off and within busy sites or premises.

What will delegates get from the course?

This course teaches delegates to recognise the importance of accepting vehicles in a safe and efficient manner. It also teaches them to recognise the significant risks and be able to give clean and precise signals to vehicles.

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Shunter Training

This course provides drivers with training on techniques required to safely move heavy goods vehicles around a company’s premises and other off-road parking areas (i.e. closed to the public). Delegates are taught best practice skills to ensure the safety of yard personnel and prevent damage to vehicles and property in the immediate vicinity.

Who should attend?
Shunting staff
Those responsible for raising and maintaining driving standards across a team of professional drivers

 

Benefits of attending
Improved awareness of risks unique to depot environments

Increased safety by understanding the correct coupling/uncoupling procedures

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Forklift Training

 

 

Counterbalance Training


Course Detail
Counterbalance Forklift training teaches the trainee the correct way to distribute the load evenly across the forklift arms and how to raise and lower the load accordingly. With a counterbalance forklift the load can be lowered or raised vertically and the forklift mast is capable of tilting both backwards and forwards.

 

Course Durations:
1 Day Existing Operator Refresher (up to three candidates maximum)
2 Day Existing Operator Untrained
3 Day Novice Operator
4 Day Novice Operator (for 2 candidates)
5 Day Novice Operator (for 3 candidates)

This course covers:

  • Lift truck controls and instruments
  • Starting/moving/stopping and steering the truck
  • Operation of hydraulic controls
  • Lift truck stability
  • Vehicle loading and unloading
  • Stacking and destacking
  • The operators safety code
  • Pre Use inspection

 

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Reach Truck Training

Course Detail

 

Reach Truck Operator training course will give you the skills to operate a reach truck safely and efficiently, carry out a pre-use inspection, and recall the causes of truck and load instability.

The course covers:

  • Lift truck controls and instruments
  • Starting/moving/stopping and steering the truck
  • Operation of hydraulic controls
  • Battery care
  • Weight assessment
  • Handling laden and unladen pallets
  • Stacking and destacking
  • The operators’ safety code
  • Pre Use inspection

Course Durations:
1 Day Existing Operator Refresher (up to three candidates maximum)
2 Day Existing Operator Untrained
3 Day Novice Operator
4 Day Novice Operator (for 2 candidates)
5 Day Novice Operator (for 3 candidates)
1 Day Conversion

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Telescopic Handler

 

The Industrial Telescopic Material Handler course will give you the skills to operate the truck safely and efficiently, carry out a pre-use inspection, and recall and explain the causes of truck and load instability.
The course covers:

  • Controls and instruments
  • Starting/moving/stopping and steering the truck
  • Hydraulic controls
  • Weight assessment
  • Handling pallets/containers/bulk pack (dependent on use of truck)
  • Driving on/off ramps and inclines
  • Loading and unloading
  • Pre Use inspection

Course Durations:
1 Day Existing Operator Refresher (up to three candidates maximum)
3 Day Novice Operator (for 3 candidates)
1 Day Conversion

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Moffett Training

Moffett Training will give you the skills to operate the truck safely and efficiently, carry out a pre-use inspection and recall and explain the causes of truck and load instability. Candidates will also learn how to attach and detach the truck to and from a carrying vehicle safely.

 

This course covers:

  • Controls and instruments
  • Starting/moving/stopping and steering the truck
  • 4-way travel and steering mode
  • Hydraulic controls
  • Weight assessment
  • Handling laden/unladen pallets/containers/bulk pack
  • Driving over rough terrain
  • Loading and unloading
  • Pre Use inspection

Course Durations:
1 Day Existing Operator Refresher (up to 3 candidates maximum)
3 Day Novice Operator (for 1 candidate)

 

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Electric Pallet / Stacker Truck Training Refresher

 

This course will give you the skills to operate the truck safely and efficiently, carry out a pre-use inspection and recall and explain the causes of truck and load instability.

The course covers:

  • Controls and instruments
  • Starting/moving/stopping and steering the truck
  • Battery care and maintenance
  • Weight assessment
  • Vehicle loading/unloading from a loading dock environment
  • Bulk and industrial pallet racking (dependent on truck type)
  • Pre Use inspection

Course Durations:
1 Day Existing Operator Refresher (up to 3 candidates maximum)
3 Day Novice Operator (for 1 candidate)
1 Day Conversion

 

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Crane

 

Crane Slinger and Signaller course will give you the skills you need to be safe and efficient at your job.

The course will cover:

  • Weight assessment
  • Lifting and moving loads
  • Awareness of site operations, pedestrians, hazards and weather conditions
  • Completion of pre-use inspection
  • Identifying correct equipment and accessories for slinging
  • Correct use of slinging equipment for operation
  • Correct slinging techniques
  • Attaching a load to a crane

Course Durations:
1 Day Existing Operator Refresher (up to 3 candidates maximum)
3 Day Novice Operator (for 1 candidate)
4 Day Novice Operator (for 2 candidates)


 

 

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