Lifting Equipment Training and Courses

Order Picker

We offer the best lifting equipment training courses in the country.

This lifting equipment training course focuses on the correct use of an Order Picker.

  • Target: Operators of lift Trucks: Code 01-16 (Forklifts, Side Loaders, and Turret Trucks etc.)
  • Duration: Novice: 05 days; Refresher: 01 day
  • Description: Safety, Principles of operation, Maneuvering, Stacking, Maintenance, etc.
  • Legislation: Occupational Health & Safety Act of 1993

Turret Trucks

This course focuses on the correct operation and maintenance of a turret truck.
  • Target: Operators of lift Trucks: Code 01-16 (Forklifts, Side Loaders, and Turret Trucks etc.)
  • Duration: Novice: 05 days; Refresher: 01 day
  • Description: Safety, Principles of operation, Maneuvering, Stacking, Maintenance, etc.
  • Legislation: Occupational Health & Safety Act of 1993
Lifting Equipment and Training Courses

Pedestrian Stacker

This course deals with the correct operation and maintenance of a pedestrian stacker.

  • Target: Operators of lift Trucks: Code 01-16 (Forklifts, Side Loaders, and Turret Trucks etc.)
  • Duration: Novice: 05 days; Refresher: 01 day
  • Description: Safety, Principles of operation, Maneuvering, Stacking, Maintenance, etc.
  • Legislation: Occupational Health & Safety Act of 1993
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Aerial Platform

This course focuses on the correct operation and maintenance of personnel who require training for Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWP). It is designed around 13 modules dealing with safety, operation, mechanical appreciation as well as how to handle an accident, should anything go wrong.

(Unit Standard: 243272 – NQF Level: 2 – Credits: 10) – operate a mobile elevating platform (MEWP)

This course is designed around four modules covering topics like managing the scene of an emergency, the basic human anatomy and physiology as well as the primary and secondary survey.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When the current operator licenses has not expired by more than 90 x days already

It is done in 1 x Day

When the person has never had an operator license before of if it expired by more than 90 x days

The Novice course is done over 5 x days (according to Credits it is actually supposed to be done in 7 x days but not all clients can release their staff from work for this period of time)

As per the L.E.R. only 4 x people at a time

The mobile elevating work platform course consists out of both theory and practical training

Then an oral assessment will be done with them as the presentation are done verbally.

 

  • Target: All personnel that may at some stage be working at heights or using a MEWP
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Description: Safety, Principles of operation, Maneuvering, Stacking, Maintenance, etc.
  • Legislation:

Power Pallet Trucks

This course deals with the correct operation of Power Pallet Trucks.

  • Target: Operators of lift Trucks: Code 01-16 (Forklifts, Side Loaders, and Turret Trucks etc.)
  • Duration: Novice: 05 days; Refresher: 01 day
  • Description: Safety, Principles of operation, Maneuvering, Stacking, Maintenance, etc.
  • Legislation: Occupational Health & Safety Act of 1993
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Reach Truck

This course deals with the correct operation of a reach truck.

(Unit Standard: 242972 – NQF Level: 3 – Credits: 7) – Operate Advanced Defined Purpose Lift Trucks

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Frequently Asked Questions

When the current operator licenses has not expired by more than 90 x days already

It is done in 1 x Day

When the person has never had an operator license before of if it expired by more than 90 x days

The Novice course is done over 5 x days (according to Credits it is actually supposed to be done in 7 x days but not all clients can release their staff from work for this period of time)

As per the L.E.R. only 4 x people at a time

No it consists out of both theory and practical training

Then an oral assessment will be done with them as the presentation are done verbally.

 

  • Target: Operators of lift Trucks: Code 01-16 (Forklifts, Side Loaders, and Turret Trucks etc.)
  • Duration: Novice: 05 days; Refresher: 01 day
  • Description: Safety, Principles of operation, Maneuvering, Stacking, Maintenance, etc.
  • Legislation: Occupational Health & Safety Act of 1993

Counterbalance Lift Truck

This NQF Level 3 course consists of a span of 13 modules covering aspects such as regulations, mechanical appreciation and principles of operating a lift truck to name but a few.

Once a person is accredited with this unit standard, he or she will be able to operate a lift truck safely and efficiently. Maintenance skills will enable the learner to take basic care of the equipment so as to apply with legislated standards.

  • Target: Operators of lift Trucks: Code 01-16 (Forklifts, Side Loaders, and Turret Trucks etc.)
  • Duration: Novice: 05 days; Refresher: 01 day
  • Description: Safety, Principles of operation, Maneuvering, Stacking, Maintenance, etc.
  • Legislation: Occupational Health & Safety Act of 1993
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Lifting equipment is those types of machines that are used to lift or lower different products at work. At Strat Training, we provide our clients with effective lifting equipment training and courses in South Africa.

 

Our company has more than eighteen years of experience in the health and safety environment and we intend on sharing it with you! Since its inception in 2007, Strat Training has grown to become the best company for personal training to achieve job-related certificates. We currently have more than one hundred and twenty different courses for you to choose from, including advanced driving, working at heights and fire fighting courses.

 

Why is Safety Important When Working with Lifting Equipment? 

Safety is one of the most important factors to keep in mind every single time that you work with lifting equipment. When it comes to working with machinery that is designed to lift and move products at work, it can become dangerous and cause injuries at work.

 

Pre-trip Inspection is one of the keys to safety, before start with operations checking the forklift for any damage or an defects prevents accidents, if pre trip inspections is done properly it will identify any mechanical defects or operational issues.

 

Sometimes part of the machine may fall or loads my drop due to overweight. By participating in our lifting equipment courses, you will learn all of the necessary skills to safely work with these machines, thus reducing the number of workplace accidents related to lifting equipment.

 

Tips to Keep in Mind Before Starting to Work with Lifting Equipment

Before you start to operate a lifting machine at work, it is important to keep these tips in mind to help promote safety for you and your co-workers on-site.

 

Our top three tips for working with lifting equipment include:

 

  • Be sure to do your safety checks and start-up checks if the equipment before operation the forklift. This will help identify if the lifting equipment is safe to be used for operating. All businesses need to ensure that their lifting equipment are properly checked and serviced correctly before allowing their employees to use them. This will reduce any damage that could have an impact on their health and safety of the operators

 

  • Correct use of the right lifting equipment for the job is key to operating. Every single lifting machine has been designed for different lifting conditions but counter balance machines are multi purpose forklifts, petrol and diesel are used out doors and electric machines should be used for indoor operations,  Hi-Up machines are  for very specific purposes. Make sure to use the  correct machine To get the job done correctly. This will cause less damage to the goods and ensure efficiency at work.

 

  • Check to see if the machine is free from any defects. This will prevent any failure while lifting or moving goods with the machine.

 

 

Our Selection of Lifting Equipment Training and Courses in South Africa

At Strat Training, we offer the best lifting equipment training courses in the country. Choose to participate in any one of the following lifting equipment training classes;

 

Order Picker Training 

Participants who choose to join our Order Picker training course will learn how to safely use this machine at work. This training class is specifically aimed at those employees who are responsible for operating machines such as lift trucks, side loaders, turret trucks and employees who need forklift training at work.

 

All participants who choose to join this training course will learn skills that follow the guidelines of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1993. The course deals with subjects such as safety when working with Order Picker machines, how to maintain and stack goods using Order Pickers, and even the manoeuvring of goods with this lifting machine.

 

Turret Trucks Training 

When you choose to take part in our turret truck training course, you will learn how to operate and maintain these machines at work. Turret trucks were created to work in narrow spaces. This is a battery-operated machine that carries heavy loads and moves pallets through the aisles of a warehouse.

 

Our Turret training class is aimed at those employees who are liable for operating lift trucks, turret trucks, side loaders, and forklifts. All of our clients can either choose to partake in the novice class or the refresher course. The novice class takes place for five days whereas the refresher course only takes one day to complete.

 

Pedestrian Stacker Training 

If you want to learn how to operate and maintain a pedestrian stacker machine, then this course is for you! The Pedestrian stacker class is aimed at employees who have a code 01 -16 to work with lift trucks.

 

This training class follows the legislations of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1993 and deals with subjects that include, but are not limited to manoeuvring objects, stacking goods, and maintaining the machine.

 

Aerial Platform Training 

Learn how to operate a mobile elevated platform today when you take part in our aerial platform training course. This is a NQF Level 2 training class that has thirteen modules and ten credits. The aerial platform training course certificate is valid for two years and takes one full day to complete.

 

Power Pallet Trucks Training 

Power pallet trucks are mostly used in grocery stores or warehouses. These types of machines are perfect for getting into those tight spaces. This type of lifting equipment is used to move and carry heavy loads at work.

Our power pallet training course teaches workers how to successfully operate this machine while maintaining safety at work. Book your spot in our next novice or refresher course today.

 

Reach Trucks Training

The reach trucks training class is a TETA accredited course that offers valid certification for two years. In this course, you will learn how to work with reach trucks.

 

At Strat Training, we offer an NQF Level 3 reach truck training course that has a total of seven credits. If you are interested in this course, be sure to book your spot as soon as possible. We can accommodate up to four people per class.

 

Counterbalance Lift Truck Training 

Find out more about the regulations and principles of working with a counterbalance lift truck in this training course. At Strat Training, we offer an NQF Level three-course that covers thirteen different modules for operators of lift trucks. Speak to our team today to find out how you can join in on this class soon.

 

Enquire about any one of our TETA accredited lifting equipment training and courses in South Africa today. Our classes were created to teach and equip operators on how to safely work with these machines at work. Give us a call on 012 752 8841 today to find out more information about this course. Alternately, you can e-mail your training course-related questions to courses@strattraining.co.za today and we will have one of our staff members get back to you.