Forklifts

Counterbalanced lift truck up to rated capacity of 3 000 kg

Counterbalanced lift truck up to rated capacity of 7 000 kg

Counterbalanced lift truck up to rated capacity of 15 000 kg

Counterbalanced lift truck above a rated capacity of 15 000 kg

Unit Standard 242974  Operating Counter-Balanced Lift Truck  Level 3 Credits 7

SPECIFIC OUTCOME

  1. Apply the recognised methods for inspecting and recording the operational fitness of all components of the lift truck with reference to safety procedure in the workplace
  2. Identify and classify freight/loads taking into account documentation, packaging and labelling associated with the specific freight.
  3. Handle, load and store freight in accordance with industry standards, environmental requirements, and with due consideration to inter alia the commodities and their properties, storage area and placement of load
  4. Achieve maximum work performance of lifting equipment and attachments, by applying knowledge of equipment dimensions, controls, principles of operation and capacities, manufacturing specifications and circumstances in the working environment
  5. Operate equipment in accordance with laid down organisational and legislative standards and procedures as well as manufacturer’s guidelines
  6. Access available emergency support systems and services in case of incidents and accidents

http://regqs.saqa.org.za/showUnitStandard.php?id=242974

Novice Training and Assessment

Days Required: 5 days

Re-Certification Training and Assessment

Days Required: 1 day

Pre-Request as per NCOP

Must be 18 year of age

Medical Report or Eye test

Medical Waiver from Employer

Certified Id Copy

Previous Operating Certificate with Re-Certification

Log Book for Operating Hours

On the job training and assessment are allowed on this unit standard