Who Should Attend:

Anyone who operates a forklift in their line of work




Novice Course – 5 Days 

Refresher Course – 1 Day

Experienced – 2 Days 


Certificate issued to each participant

Certificate Valid For:

3 Years


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Public Course Cost:

Novice €500, Refresher €200, Experienced €400

On Site Cost:

€550 per day (maximum of 3 people per course)

All Candidates must have the following: 

Safety Boots, Hi-Vis Jacket/Vest, Gloves and Hard Hat.

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1 Day Fork Truck Refresher Training

This course refreshes recently trained employees in the theory and safe use of a Fork truck 

On completion of this course participants will be able to;

  • Use electric pallet trucks without danger to people and property
  • List the steps to take to ensure effective maintenance

Course Programme:

  • Brief summary of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 2005
  • Explanations of principle behind Fork Truck
  • How to deal with pallet loads
  • Overloading
  • Battery care and general maintenance
  • Practical exercise and assessment of skills

Methods of Training

This course is based on classroom methods and practical lessons with Pallet Trucks


One Day

Maximum number of participants

3 people per course

2 Day Forklift Truck Experienced

This course is suitable for drivers with experience of driving forklifts but who don’t already have an operator’s certificate.

Why go on this course?

Operating a forklift is a specialised skill. Many accidents are caused by untrained drivers operating trucks in ignorance of the special conditions that apply to forklifts. Certificates are awarded to participants who are successful in the theoretical and practical tests. A confidential assessment of each operator’s abilities is also provided. This course is accredited by the Irish Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management. (IIPMM).


 On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Operate a forklift truck safely, reducing the risk of injury to operators and pedestrians
  • Use safe operating habits
  • Understand the differences between a forklift truck and a car
  • Load and unload safely
  • Refuel/recharge forklifts safely
  • Handle awkward loads

Course programme 

  • Introduction to the course
  • Introduction to truck
  • Safe operating practices and video
  • Elementary driving
  • Explanation, demonstration and guided practice on the correct procedures to adopt when driving a forklift

Duration of Course

 2-3 days (depending on experience)


All forklift training is carried out at our facilities in Scurlockstown Business Park, Trim, Co. Meath by our experienced trainer, Dave O’Sullivan. 

Contact us for Booking

+353 46 9481422

Available From 09:00 – 17:00

Address Unit 6, Scurlockstown Business Park, Dublin Road, Trim, Co.Meath, Ireland, C15 NCF7

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