Sideloader Truck Training

COURSE SYLLABUS

RIDER OPERATED INDUSTRIAL SIDE LOADER TRUCK – 2 & 4 WAY STEER

This Sideloader Truck Training Course is suitable for novice and/ or experienced folklift truck operators. The course offers theroretical and practical knowledge to allow trainees to safely operate Sideloader Truck machinery. All trainees will be accredited to ITSSAR standards.

Ratio: 1 Machine: 3 Trainees: 1 Instructor

Duration:

Refresher Course – 1 day

3 Experienced Operators – 3 days

2 Experienced Operators – 2 days

3 Novice Operators – 5 days

2 Novice Operators – 4 days

1 Novice Operator – 3 days

Definition: Experienced = Operators with approx 6 months experience but no certificate

1. AIM

To provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to safely operate a side loader truck.

2. ELEMENTS

The course will compromise theoretical and practical instruction covering the following :

2.1 Responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98 &LOLER 98

2.2 Operators Safety Code

2.3 Daily inspection

2.4 Hydraulic systems

2.5 Safe Operating practices

2.6 Engineering principles

2.7 Starting, stopping, steering & simple manoeuvring

2.8 Operation of hydraulic controls, weight assessment and handling laden and unladen pallets.

2.9 Vehicle loading and unloading.

3. KNOWLEDGE

On completion of the Sideloader Training Course candidates will have a theoretical understanding of the following : –

3.1 Responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98

3.2 Operators safety code and practices

3.3 Daily inspection procedures

3.4 Hydraulic systems and engineering principles

3.5 Assessment of weights

4. SKILL

On completion of the Sideloader Training Course candidates will be able to: –

4.1 Carry our daily inspections including battery care

4.2 Operate a sideloader truck safely complying with the operators safety code

4.3 Load and unload vehicles safely and stack loads correctly.