Reach Truck (Diesel, Electric or Gas)

The Reach Truck Course ensures the course candidate establishes a good level of theory knowledge and practical skills.

The course covers safe use of fork trucks and the dangers if used incorrectly as well as high to low racking and stacking work duties.


The basic course syllabus includes…

Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 & ACOPS
Operatives Responsibilities & PPE
Area Hazards and Risk Assessment
Principles of Stability
Rated Capacity and Safe Working Loads
Pre-start Checks and Controls
Manoeuvring – Stop & Start – Steering
Lifting & Lowering – Stacking & De-stacking
Attachments and their purpose
High-eye & Low-level Stacking – Work Procedures
Pre Use Check Assessment
Practical Assessment
Theory Test
Course closing summary


As with all our courses, we will adapt the Reach Truck Course to suit the experience and number of candidates on the course, which may affect the duration.

Refresher Course: 1 day
Semi Experienced Course: 3 days
Novice Operative Course: 5 days

Instructor Machinery Ratio

This course has an instructor – trainee – machinery ratio of…

3 x Trainees
1 x Instructor
1 x Reach Truck

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