Pivot Steer

Pivot Steer Training Courses

Pivot Steer Truck – Novice Operator is for operators with little or no previous experience using a Pivot Steer truck.  The course will give you the skills to operate the truck safely and efficiently.  And who wish to achieve a nationally recognised operator qualification in the safe and correct use of Pivot Steer truck.

  • Course Duration: Up to 5 days (8:30am to 4:30pm each day)
  • Maximum Instructor/Candidate Ratio: 1:3
  • RTITB Certification:  This then enables the candidate to operate Pivot Steer Truck (with authorisation) both the photo ID card and certificate are valid throughout the UK and will be recognised by both employment agencies and perspective employers. The candidate’s name and details are kept on a National Operators Registration Scheme database (NORS) for 3 years.
  • WSM IN-HOUSE Certification: This is optional, and if employers prefer, we can supply In-House certificates, only allowing the candidates to operate lift trucks / machinery within the company.

Course Content

Successful candidates will gain suitable and sufficient understanding of current relevant legislation; best practice and learn skills and ability in the safe use of Pivot Steer Trucks in line with current approved methods and manufacturer’s instructions.

The course agenda includes:

  • Course introduction
  • Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 – approved code of practice
  • Operator Safety Code
  • Lift truck stability
  • Introduction to the truck to be used
  • Controls and instruments
  • Starting, moving and stopping truck
  • Steering the truck
  • Operation of hydraulic controls
  • Traction battery care (as appropriate)
  • Replacing/recharging gas cylinders (as appropriate)
  • Pre-use inspections
  • Weight assessment
  • Handling unladen/laden pallets
  • Driving on / off ramps
  • Road vehicle loading and unloading
  • Stacking/de-stacking – free standing stacks and industrial racking, etc.
  • Associated Knowledge, Pre-use Inspection and Practical examinations

To reserve a place on one of our courses for Pivot Steer Truck – Novice call or email our office on:

Office: 01387 733731

Email:  info@wsmtraining.com

Pivot Steer Truck – Experienced Operator will have some previous experience (possibly self taught) and will be familiar with the steering and operating characteristics of a Pivot Steer truck but will not have had the benefit of adequate, formal training in basic operating skills.  However, they wish to gain a formal, nationally recognised qualification in the safe use of Pivot Steer truck.

  • Course Duration: Up to 3 days (8:30am to 4:30pm each day)
  • Maximum Instructor/Candidate Ratio: 1:3
  • RTITB Certification:  This then enables the candidate to operate Pivot Steer Truck (with authorisation) both the photo ID card and certificate are valid throughout the UK and will be recognised by both employment agencies and perspective employers. The candidate’s name and details are kept on a National Operators Registration Scheme database (NORS) for 3 years.
  • WSM IN-HOUSE Certification: This is optional, and if employers prefer, we can supply In-House certificates, only allowing the candidates to operate lift trucks / machinery within the company.

Course Content

Successful candidates will gain suitable and sufficient understanding of current relevant legislation; best practice and learn skills and ability in the safe use of Pivot Steer Trucks in line with current approved methods and manufacturer’s instructions.

The course agenda includes:

  • Course introduction
  • Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 – approved code of practice
  • Operator Safety Code
  • Industrial pivot-steer lift truck stability
  • Introduction to the truck, controls and instruments
  • Starting, moving and stopping truck
  • Manoeuvring exercises
  • Operation of hydraulic controls
  • Pick up and set down loads at low to eye levels
  • Pre-use inspections and takeover maintenance
  • Traction battery care (as appropriate)
  • Replacing/recharging gas cylinders (as appropriate)
  • Pre-use inspection
  • Pick up and set down loads at high levels
  • Pick up and set down loads at very high levels
  • Road vehicle loading and unloading
  • Associated Knowledge, Pre-use Inspection and Practical examinations

To reserve a place on one of our courses for Pivot Steer Truck – Experienced call or email our office on:

Office: 01387 733731

Email:  info@wsmtraining.com

Pivot Steer Truck – Refresher Operator for personnel who are currently formally trained and have RTITB certification or equivalent to operate Pivot Steer truck and who wish to refresh and reaffirm their driving skills.

  • Course Duration: 1 day (8:30am to 4:30pm)
  • Maximum Instructor/Candidate Ratio: 1:3
  • RTITB Certification:  This then enables the candidate to operate Pivot Steer Truck (with authorisation) both the photo ID card and certificate are valid throughout the UK and will be recognised by both employment agencies and perspective employers. The candidate’s name and details are kept on a National Operators Registration Scheme database (NORS) for 3 years.
  • WSM IN-HOUSE Certification: This is optional, and if employers prefer, we can supply In-House certificates, only allowing the candidates to operate lift trucks / machinery within the company.

Course Content

Successful candidates will gain suitable and sufficient understanding of current relevant legislation; best practice and learn skills and ability in the safe use of Pivot Steer Trucks in line with current approved methods and manufacturer’s instructions.

The course agenda includes:

  • Course introduction
  • Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 – approved code of practice
  • Operator Safety Code
  • Introduction to the truck being used
  • Manoeuvring, stacking, de-stacking
  • Tuition and practise
  • Associated Knowledge, Pre-use Inspection and Practical examinations

To reserve a place on one of our courses for Pivot Steer Truck – Refresher call or email our office on:

Office: 01387 733731

Email:  info@wsmtraining.com

Pivot Steer Truck – Conversion Operator is for current certified fork truck operators wishing to convert their Fork Lift Truck driving qualification and skills to include a Pivot Steer truck.  Documentary evidence of existing certification must be produced as a prerequisite to attending this course.  This course enables the successful trained operator to convert their existing forklift qualification to include the use any Pivot Steer truck (with authorisation) anywhere in the UK.

  • Course Duration: Up to 2 days (8:30am to 4:30pm)
  • Maximum Instructor/Candidate Ratio: 1:3
  • RTITB Certification:  This then enables the candidate to operate Pivot Steer Truck (with authorisation) both the photo ID card and certificate are valid throughout the UK and will be recognised by both employment agencies and perspective employers. The candidate’s name and details are kept on a National Operators Registration Scheme database (NORS) for 3 years.
  • WSM IN-HOUSE Certification: This is optional, and if employers prefer, we can supply In-House certificates, only allowing the candidates to operate lift trucks / machinery within the company.

Course Content

Successful candidates will gain suitable and sufficient understanding of current relevant legislation; best practice and learn skills and ability in the safe use of Pivot Steer Trucks in line with current approved methods and manufacturer’s instructions.

The course agenda includes:

  • Course introduction
  • Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 – approved code of practice
  • Operator Safety Code
  • Industrial pivot-steer lift truck stability
  • Introduction to the truck, controls and instruments
  • Starting, moving and stopping truck
  • Manoeuvring exercises
  • Operation of hydraulic controls
  • Pick up and set down loads at low to eye levels
  • Pre-use inspections and takeover maintenance
  • Traction battery care (as appropriate)
  • Replacing/recharging gas cylinders (as appropriate)
  • Pre-use inspection
  • Pick up and set down loads at high levels
  • Pick up and set down loads at very high levels
  • Road vehicle loading and unloading
  • Associated Knowledge, Pre-use Inspection and Practical examinations

To reserve a place on one of our courses for Pivot Steer Truck – Conversion call or email our office on:

Office: 01387 733731

Email:  info@wsmtraining.com

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