Safe Forklift/ Telehandler Operator Training Assessment Course

Forklift Operator Assessment Course

Lifting Operations & Cargo Handling

Forklift Operator Assessment Course


This course is designed for construction site and industrial yards’ operatives who utilize different types of forklift trucks in building, civil engineering and mechanical activities. The course will be useful for participants as it enables Construction, Oil and Gas, Production Factories employers to fulfil the training obligations under current Kingdom of Bahrain, Ministry of Labour safety training requirements.

Benefits of the Course:

The Forklift Truck, General Maintenance, Forklift Operator Manual and Logbook, Correct Instrument and Control Use, Forklift Attachments, Symbols for Controls, Capacity Chart, Daily Checks, Operating Hints and Instructions, Ability to Load and Unload, Knowledge of Current Legislation, Aptitude and Learning Ability, General Attitude, Performance during Assessment.

Course Content:


• Course Introduction
• The Law
• Forklift Truck Types
• Forklift Components
• Load Weight Calculations
• Centre of Gravity
• Tare Wt. SWL & MGW
• Forklift Attachments Types
• Forklift Performance
• Forklift Load Chart
• Example & Exercises
• Daily Checks
• Using the Forklift
• Video Illustration


• Stacking Procedures
• Leaving the Forklift
• Written Exam
• Practical Training & Assessment
• Course Closing

Course Duration:

One (01) Day – Theory & Assessment


Max. 15 – Min. 05


Familiarity with Forklift operations & Safe Practices that are extensively used at construction sites/ industrial yards and Oil & Gas Sector is required for course attendees

Course Venue:

Courses are held at the RICI Training center but alternatively can be held at a client’s premises and tailored to the client’s needs and convenience. For tailored courses, the numbers will be dependent on facilities available.

Delegate Assessment:

Delegates will be assessed based on their progress throughout the course and a certificate of competence will be issued to delegates deemed to have achieved a satisfactory standard.

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