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Platform Trucks


This ITSSAR accredited course provides delegates with the skills required to operate platform trucks safely in a range of environments. Delegates will also gain theoretical understanding of safety procedures, such as pre and post use checks, and signs and warnings to look out for when operating the trucks. This course can be tailored to suit your needs and is available at a novice or experienced level, or as a refresher.

The BITA Group for these trucks is Z2 Pedestrian.

Outline of Programme

  • Introduction and explanation.
  • Differentiate between platform types.
  • Safely start up and close down the truck.
  • Understand the hazards and risks associated with working at heights.
  • Carry out inspections pre, during and post use.
  • Comply with OSHA regulations and safety requirements in the work area.
  • Safe operation and maintenance of the truck.
  • Manoeuvring in various environments and considering risks such as power lines.
  • Charging/fuelling the truck.
  • Using and understanding signs, warnings and protective equipment.
  • Wheels, tyres and outriggers.
  • Theory and practical assessments.


The Platform Trucks course is delivered within 1 day and an ITSSAR accredited certificate will be awarded upon completion. Candidates must demonstrate a willingness to learn in both theoretical and practical training and are expected to interact in group activities. Delegates should inform their trainer if they have any health concerns, physical ailments or if special consideration should be taken.

Course Options

  • Beginner Courses; 1 day - maximum 3 people per course.
  • Refresher Courses; ½ a day - maximum 3 people per course.
  • Experienced Courses; ½ a day - maximum 3 people per course.


Our courses are competitively priced and we aim to beat any equivalent training quote.

Important Information

  • The training venue should be quiet and undisturbed.
  • Staff should not be expected to be on duty.
  • Staff attending should remain for the entire length of the session.
  • Maximum of 3 staff.
  • Flexible dates, call to book a day that suits you.

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