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Introduction

Operating a forklift has been aligned to registered unit standards. You will be assessed against the outcomes of the unit standards by completing a knowledge assignment that covers the essential embedded knowledge stipulated in the unit standards, and by compiling a portfolio of evidence that provides proof of your ability to apply the learning to your work situation.

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  • A forklift is designed to lift and transport loads from one section to another. It is powered by a diesel engine. The lifting system as well as the steering system is powered by the hydraulic system, which is driven by means of the hydraulic motor, which is powered by the engine. The forks are fitted to a forklift which extends to different heights.
  • The hydraulic pump circulates hydraulic oil under pressure through the hydraulic pipes to the valves, motor and cylinders. You must know the different parts of your machine as well as their different functions in order to operate your machine safely and correctly. You must also be able to do a thorough inspection on your machine before you operate it in order to determine if it is safe to use.

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Benefits of Forklift Training.

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    Require knowledge and skills to enable you to operate and work with a Forklift in the safest and most competent way possible.
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    Provide you with the required knowledge on the principles the machine works on.
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    To help you understand the different methods of handling and storing of freight.
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    Operate equipment in accordance with laid down organizational and legislative standards and procedures as well as manufacturers guidelines.
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    Pre-check and operational checks, operating, shutting down and parking of the forklift.
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    Available support systems and emergency services in case of incidents and accidents.

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