COURSE INFORMATION

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360° Excavator - Standard Reach Mini Micro Medium; Tracked/Wheeled

Operator Training Solutions Ltd

Unit 14 West Moor Park Networkcentre Yorkshire Way Armthorpe
Doncaster South Yorkshire DN3 3GW Tel: 01302 830 050

E-mail: enquiries@operatortrainingsolutions.co.uk
360° Excavator – Standard Reach Mini Micro Medium; Tracked/Wheeled

Course Overview

To provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to safely operate a 3600 Excavator

Who Should Attend

Delegates who are required to safely operate 3600 Excavator within the scope of any working activity they are employed to carry out.

Course Content

The course will comprise theoretical and practical instruction covering the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
  • Safe operating practices (company mobile plant rules if on customer premises),

including evasive action-roll-over measures

  • Daily and weekly maintenance schedules
  • Identification of components
  • Pre-shift checks and fault recording
  • Start-up procedures
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive and hydraulic controls
  • Manoeuvring in open and confined areas
  • Travelling over different types of terrain including inclines
  • Excavation principles
  • Working on stock-piles/side casting/forming edge protection/forming ramps and

work platforms

  • Loading hoppers
  • Loading production machinery/transport vehicles
  • Trenching principles/reinstatement/working with a banksman/weather conditions
  • General levelling and grading
  • Batter formation (if applicable)
  • Identification and changing of attachments
  • Re-fuelling
  • Parking and post-stop checks
  • Travelling on the public highway
  • Loading and unloading from a transporter (if applicable)

Course Outcome Knowledge

On completion of training candidates will have a theoretical understanding of the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98.
  • Machine stability and limitations
  • Causes of accidents; risks associated with mobile plant
  • Safe operating practices/understanding the operators handbook
  • Pre-start checks, start-up procedures and safety checks
  • Daily and weekly maintenance requirements
  • Risk assessment/permit to work procedures/hazards associated with underground

and overhead services

  • Excavation principles
  • Loading techniques
  • Backfilling, grading, spreading and levelling of materials
  • Identification of attachments particularly quick-hitch systems – safe removal and re-

attachment

  • Effects of differing weather conditions
  • Lifting limitations
  • Safe parking, re-fuelling and post-stop checks
  • Safe loading and unloading procedures from a transporter (if applicable)
  • Requirements for travelling on the public highway

Skill

On completion of training the candidate will be able to:

  • Carry out pre-start safety checks and start up procedures
  • Manoeuvre and operate the vehicle correctly within the manufacturer’s

recommendations and to the operator’s safety code

  • Travel safely about site including inclines
  • Manoeuvre accurately within confined spaces
  • Follow safe operational procedures for excavation and extraction
  • Work safely on stock-piles
  • Load production machine and/or transport vehicles
  • Backfill, grade, spread and level materials
  • Correctly identify hitching systems and follow safe procedures for removal and re-

attachment

  • Safely load and unload from a transporter (if applicable)
  • Correctly park, shut-down and secure the vehicle
  • Carry out a post-stop inspection

Course Requirements

PPE (Ear Defenders, Goggles, Hi-Visibility Clothing, Overalls, Safety Boots, Gloves) as is necessary.

Course Durations

Duration: Novice Operator Experienced Operator

Refresh & Test
Ratio: 1 Machine: 3 Candidates: 1 Instructor

Up to 10 Days 3 Days
2 Days

Note: Due to the wide application of this type of machine course durations will be adjusted to suit

Certification

ITSSAR Certificate.

Note:

Depending on limitations and work-related procedures on specific sites some elements may not be covered, other specific site elements may be included. This will be notified at the time of training.

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Pallet, Stillage, Low Lift Platform, Low Lift Order Picking & Pedestrian Reach Trucks A1 A2 Z1 Z2 Z3 Z4

Operator Training Solutions Ltd

Unit 14 West Moor Park Networkcentre Yorkshire Way Armthorpe
Doncaster South Yorkshire DN3 3GW Tel: 01302 830 050

E-mail: enquiries@operatortrainingsolutions.co.uk
Pallet, Stillage, Low Lift Platform, Low Lift Order Picking

& Pedestrian Reach Trucks A1 A2 Z1 Z2 Z3 Z4

Course Overview

To provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to safely operate a pallet truck

Who Should Attend

Delegates who are required to safely operate Pallet, Stillage, Low Lift Platform, Low Lift Order Picking & Pedestrian Reach Trucks within the scope of any working activity they are employed to carry out

Course Content

The course will comprise theoretical and practical instruction covering the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER
  1.  
  • Operators Safety Code
  • Battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive controls
  • Hydraulic controls
  • Manoeuvring in open and confined areas

Course Outcome Knowledge

On completion of training candidates will have a theoretical understanding of the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
  • Operators safety code
  • Battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability

Skill

On completion of training the candidate will be able to carry out:

  • Operate the truck safely and efficiently in open and confined areas
  • Carry out pre-use checks to ensure the equipment is in a safe condition
  • Carry out battery maintenance and charging procedures

Course Requirements

PPE (Ear Defenders, Goggles, Hi-Visibility Clothing, Overalls, Safety Boots, Gloves) as is necessary

Course Durations

Duration:

Rider
Novice Operator Experienced Operator Refresh & Test

Pedestrian/Manual Novice Operator Experienced Operator Refresh & Test

1 Day 1⁄2 Day 1⁄2 Day

1 Day 1⁄2 Day 1⁄2 Day

Ratio: 1 Pallet Truck: 3 Candidates: 1 Instructor

Certification

ITSSAR Certificate.

Note:

Depending on limitations and work-related procedures on specific sites some elements may not be covered, other specific site elements may be included. This will be notified at the time of training.

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Pedestrian, Straddle Pallet & Rider Pallet Stackers A3 A4 A5 A6 A7

Operator Training Solutions Ltd

Unit 14 West Moor Park Networkcentre Yorkshire Way Armthorpe
Doncaster South Yorkshire DN3 3GW Tel: 01302 830 050

E-mail: enquiries@operatortrainingsolutions.co.uk
Pedestrian, Straddle Pallet & Rider Pallet Stackers A3 A4 A5 A6 A7

Course Overview

To provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to safely operate a Pedestrian, Straddle Pallet & Rider Pallet Stackers

Who Should Attend

Delegates who are required to safely operate Pedestrian, Straddle Pallet & Rider Pallet Stackers within the scope of any working activity they are employed to carry out

Course Content

The course will comprise theoretical and practical instruction covering the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
  • Operators Safety Code
  • Battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive controls
  • Hydraulic controls
  • Manoeuvring in open and confined areas
  • Stacking at different levels
  • De-stacking with laden and unladen pallets
  • Lorry loading and unloading

Course Outcome Knowledge

On completion of training candidates will have a theoretical understanding of the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
  • Operators safety code
  • Battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Stacking and de-stacking in open and confined areas
  • Lorry loading and unloading

Skill

On completion of training the candidate will be able to:

  • Drive and operate the lift truck safely and efficiently
  • Stack and de-stack at various levels in a safe and competent manner
  • Carry out pre-use checks to ensure the equipment is in a safe condition
  • Carry out battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Load and unload vehicles

Course Requirements

PPE (Ear Defenders, Goggles, Hi-Visibility Clothing, Overalls, Safety Boots, Gloves) as is necessary

Course Durations

Duration: Novice Operator Experienced Operator

Refresh & Test
Ratio: 1 Machine: 3 Candidates: 1 Instructor

Certification

ITSSAR Certificate.

Note:

3 days 1 day 1 day

Depending on limitations and work-related procedures on specific sites some elements may not be covered, other specific site elements may be included. This will be notified at the time of training.

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Counterbalance, Reach & Container Handling Trucks A8 B1 B2 B3 D1 D2 G2

Operator Training Solutions Ltd

Unit 14 West Moor Park Networkcentre Yorkshire Way Armthorpe
Doncaster South Yorkshire DN3 3GW Tel: 01302 830 050

E-mail: enquiries@operatortrainingsolutions.co.uk
Counterbalance, Reach & Container Handling Trucks A8 B1 B2 B3 D1 D2 G2

Course Overview

To provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to safely operate a lift truck

Who Should Attend

Delegates who are required to safely operate a lift truck within the scope of any working activity they are employed to carry out

Course Content

The course will comprise theoretical and practical instruction covering the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
  • Operators Safety Code
  • Battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Diesel LPG refuelling
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive controls
  • Hydraulic controls
  • Manoeuvring in open and confined areas
  • Stacking at different levels
  • De-stacking with laden and unladen pallets
  • Lorry loading and unloading

Course Outcome Knowledge

On completion of training candidates will have a theoretical understanding of the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98.
  • Operators safety code
  • Battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Diesel LPG refuelling
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Stacking and de-stacking in open and confined areas
  • Lorry loading and unloading

Skill

On completion of training the candidate will be able to carry out:

  • Drive and operate the lift truck safely and efficiently
  • Stack and de-stack at various levels in a safe and competent manner
  • Carry out pre-use checks to ensure the equipment is in a safe condition
  • Carry out battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Carry out diesel, LPG refuelling
  • Load and unload vehicle

Course Requirements

PPE (Ear Defenders, Goggles, Hi-Visibility Clothing, Overalls, Safety Boots, Gloves) as is necessary

Course Durations

Novice Operator
Experienced Operator
Refresh & Test
Ratio: 1 Machine: 3 Candidates: 1 Instructor

Certification

ITSSAR Certificate.

Note:

Depending on limitations and work-related procedures on specific sites some elements may not be covered, other specific site elements may be included. This will be notified at the time of training.

5 Days 3 Days 1 Day

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Abrasive Wheels

Operator Training Solutions Ltd

Unit 14 West Moor Park Networkcentre Yorkshire Way Armthorpe
Doncaster South Yorkshire DN3 3GW Tel: 01302 830 050

E-mail: enquiries@operatortrainingsolutions.co.uk
Abrasive Wheels

Course Overview

To provide an understanding of the Abrasive Wheels Regulations as amended by the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998, instructing delegates in all aspects of the correct mounting, setting and use of Abrasive Wheels.

Who Should Attend

Delegates who are required to safely operate abrasive wheels and grinding machines within the scope of any working activity they are employed to carry out

Course Content

The course will comprise of theoretical and practical instruction covering the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 & PUWER 98
  • Operators safety code
  • Pre-use checks
  • Correct PPE selection & use
  • Storage and handling of abrasive wheels
  • Examination and testing of wheels for damage
  • Removal of wheels selection (including marking system), testing & mounting of new

wheel, and spindle speeds

  • Resetting rests & guards
  • Correct techniques relative to the working environment

Course Outcome Knowledge

On completion of training candidates will have a theoretical understanding of the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98.
  • Operators safety code
  • Abrasive types
  • Marking system
  • Pre-use checks
  • Spindle speeds
  • Setting of guards
  • PPE

Skill

On completion of training the candidate will be able to carry out:

  • Pre-use checks
  • Identification of wheels
  • Wheel removal
  • Spindle speeds
  • Re-setting wheel
  • Adjusting guards/work rests
  • Safe use

Course Requirements

PPE (Ear Defenders, Goggles, Hi-Visibility Clothing, Overalls, Safety Boots, Gloves) as is necessary

Course Durations

Maximum 6 delegates 1day

Certification

ITSSAR Certificate.

Note:

Depending on limitations and work-related procedures on specific sites some elements may not be covered, other specific site elements may be included. This will be notified at the time of training.

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Articulated Dump Truck

Operator Training Solutions Ltd

Unit 14 West Moor Park Networkcentre Yorkshire Way Armthorpe
Doncaster South Yorkshire DN3 3GW Tel: 01302 830 050

E-mail: enquiries@operatortrainingsolutions.co.uk
Articulated Dump Truck

Course Overview

To provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to safely operate a rear tipping articulated dump truck.

Who Should Attend

Delegates who are required to safely operate a rear tipping Articulated Dump Truck within the scope of any working activity they are employed to carry out.

Course Content

The course will comprise theoretical and practical instruction covering the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act (1974)
  • Safe operator practices (Company Mobile Plant Rules if on customer premises)
  • Daily and weekly maintenance schedules
  • Identification of components and pre-start checks
  • Start-up procedures
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive and hydraulic controls
  • Manoeuvring in open and confined spaces (level and rough terrain)
  • Loading and tipping procedures
  • Travelling on haulage routes (laden and unladen)
  • Travelling on inclines (laden and unladen)
  • Discharging into production hoppers
  • Working on stock-piles
  • Banksman signalling
  • Re-fuelling procedures
  • Parking and post-stop checks

Course Outcome Knowledge

On completion of training candidates will have a theoretical understanding of the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98.
  • Understanding machine stability and limitations
  • Causes of accidents; risks associated with mobile plant
  • Safe operator practices including working near overhead power lines
  • Pre-start checks, start-up procedures and safety checks
  • Daily and weekly maintenance requirements
  • Safe loading, discharge and travelling of materials (including inclines)
  • Banksman signalling
  • Safe parking, re-fuelling and post-stop checks

Skill

On completion of training the candidate will be able to:

  • Pre-use safety checks and start-up procedures
  • The ability to manoeuvre and operate the vehicle correctly within the

manufacturer’s recommendations and to the operator’s safety code (both laden and

unladen)

  • Correctly and safely receive materials from the loader
  • Travel safely about site
  • Discharge materials correctly and safely ranging from ground level, on raised stock-

piles and also into production hoppers

  • Operate in both open and confined spaces and on level, rough terrain and inclines
  • Operate safely to banksman instructions
  • Correctly park, shut-down and secure the vehicle
  • Carry out a post-stop inspection

Course Requirements

PPE (Ear Defenders, Goggles, Hi-Visibility Clothing, Overalls, Safety Boots, Gloves) as is necessary.

Course Durations

Duration: Novice Operator Experienced Operator

Refresh & Test
Ratio: 1 Machine: 3 Candidates: 1 Instructor

Certification

ITSSAR Certificate.

Note:

5 Days 3 Days 1 Day

Depending on limitations and work-related procedures on specific sites some elements may not be covered, other specific site elements may be included. This will be notified at the time of training.

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Rider Operated Industrial Sideloader Lift Truck C1 C2 C3 G3 M

Operator Training Solutions Ltd

Unit 14 West Moor Park Networkcentre Yorkshire Way Armthorpe
Doncaster South Yorkshire DN3 3GW Tel: 01302 830 050

E-mail: enquiries@operatortrainingsolutions.co.uk
Rider Operated Industrial Sideloader Lift Truck C1 C2 C3 G3 M

Course Overview

To provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to safely operate a Rider Operated Industrial Sideloader Lift Truck

Who Should Attend

Delegates who are required to safely operate Rider Operated Industrial Sideloader Lift Truck within the scope of any working activity they are employed to carry out

Course Content

The course will provide theoretical and practical instruction covering the following:

  • The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
  • Operators Safety Code
  • Daily inspection
  • Hydraulic systems
  • Safe operating practices
  • Engineering principles
  • Starting, stopping, steering & simple manoeuvring
  • Operation of hydraulic controls, weight assessment and handling laden and unladen

pallets

  • Vehicle loading and unloading

Course Outcome Knowledge

On completion of training candidates will have a theoretical understanding of the following:

  • The Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
  • Operators Safety Code and practices
  • Daily inspection procedures
  • Hydraulic systems and engineering principles
  • Assessment of weights

Skill

On completion of training the candidate will be able to:

  • Carry out daily inspections including battery care
  • Operate a Sideloader truck safely complying with the operator’s safety code
  • Load and unload vehicles safely and stack load correctly

Course Requirements

PPE (Ear Defenders, Goggles, Hi-Visibility Clothing, Overalls, Safety Boots, Gloves) as is necessary

Course Durations

Duration: Novice Operator Experienced Operator

5 Days 3 Days 1 Day

Depending on limitations and work-related procedures on specific sites some elements may not be covered, other specific site elements may be included. This will be notified at the time of training.

Refresh & Test
Ratio: 1 Sideloader: 3 Candidates: 1 Instructor

Certification

ITSSAR Certificate.

Note:

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Very Narrow Aisle Stacking Trucks Operator-Up F1

Operator Training Solutions Ltd

Unit 14 West Moor Park Networkcentre Yorkshire Way Armthorpe
Doncaster South Yorkshire DN3 3GW Tel: 01302 830 050

E-mail: enquiries@operatortrainingsolutions.co.uk
Very Narrow Aisle Stacking Trucks Operator-Up F1

Course Overview

To provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to safely operate a Very Narrow Aisle Operator-Up Truck.

Who Should Attend

Delegates who are required to safely operate Rider Operated Industrial Sideloader Lift Truck within the scope of any working activity they are employed to carry out

Course Content

The course will comprise theoretical and practical instruction covering the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
  • Operators Safety Code
  • Battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive controls
  • Hydraulic controls
  • Manoeuvring in open and confined areas including entry & aisle safety procedures
  • Stacking at different levels
  • De-stacking with laden and unladen pallets

Course Outcome Knowledge

On completion of training candidates will have a theoretical understanding of the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
  • Operators safety code
  • Battery charging and maintenance procedures
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Stacking and de-stacking in open areas and the confines of a very narrow aisle
  • The knowledge of abseil requirements

Skill

On completion of training the candidate will be able to:

  • Drive and operate the lift truck safely and efficiently
  • Stack and de-stack at various levels in a safe and competent manner
  • Carry out pre-shift checks to ensure the equipment is in a safe condition
  • Carry out battery charging and maintenance procedures

Course Requirements

PPE (Ear Defenders, Goggles, Hi-Visibility Clothing, Overalls, Safety Boots, Gloves) as is necessary

Course Durations

Duration: Novice Operator Experienced Operator

Refresher & Test
Ratio: 1 Very Narrow Aisle Truck: 3 Candidates: 1 Instructor

Certification

ITSSAR Certificate.

Note:

Depending on limitations and work-related procedures on specific sites some elements may not be covered, other specific site elements may be included. This will be notified at the time of training.

5 Days 3 Days 1 Day

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Very Narrow Aisle Stacking Trucks Operator-Down F2

Operator Training Solutions Ltd

Unit 14 West Moor Park Networkcentre Yorkshire Way Armthorpe
Doncaster South Yorkshire DN3 3GW Tel: 01302 830 050

E-mail: enquiries@operatortrainingsolutions.co.uk
Very Narrow Aisle Stacking Trucks Operator-Down F2

Course Overview

To provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to safely operate a Very Narrow Aisle Operator Down Truck.

Who Should Attend

Delegates who are required to safely operate Very Narrow Aisle Operator Down Lift Truck within the scope of any working activity they are employed to carry out

Course Content

The course will comprise theoretical and practical instruction covering the following:

Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98

  • Operators Safety Code
  • Battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive controls
  • Hydraulic controls
  • Manoeuvring in open and confined areas including entry & aisle safety procedures
  • Stacking at different levels
  • De-stacking with laden

Course Outcome Knowledge

On completion of training candidates will have a theoretical understanding of the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
  • Operators safety code
  • Battery charging and maintenance procedures
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Stacking and de-stacking in open areas and the confines of a very narrow aisle Skill

On completion of training the candidate will be able to:

  • Drive and operate the lift truck safely and efficiently
  • Stack and de-stack at various levels in a safe and competent manner
  • Carry out pre-shift checks to ensure the equipment is in a safe condition
  • Carry out battery charging and maintenance procedures

Course Requirements

PPE (Ear Defenders, Goggles, Hi-Visibility Clothing, Overalls, Safety Boots, Gloves) as is necessary

Course Durations

Duration: Novice Operator Experienced Operator

Refresher & Test
Ratio: 1 Very Narrow Aisle Truck: 3 Candidates: 1 Instructor

Certification

ITSSAR Certificate.

Note:

Depending on limitations and work-related procedures on specific sites some elements may not be covered, other specific site elements may be included. This will be notified at the time of training.

5 Days 3 Days 1 Day

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Industrial Variable Reach Lift Trucks J4

Operator Training Solutions Ltd

Unit 14 West Moor Park Networkcentre Yorkshire Way Armthorpe
Doncaster South Yorkshire DN3 3GW Tel: 01302 830 050

E-mail: enquiries@operatortrainingsolutions.co.uk
Industrial Variable Reach Lift Trucks J4

Course Overview

To provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to safely operate an industrial variable reach lift truck.

Who Should Attend

Delegates who are required to safely operate an industrial variable reach lift truck within the scope of any working activity they are employed to carry out.

Course Content

The course will comprise theoretical and practical instruction covering the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98.
  • Operators safety code
  • Battery maintenance charging and refuelling procedures
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive controls
  • Hydraulic controls
  • Manoeuvring in open and confined areas (level; inclines; rough terrain (where

applicable)

  • Stacking at different levels in open and confined areas
  • De-stacking with laden and unladen pallets
  • Load weight assessment and load moment indicator
  • Safe use of attachments (if applicable)
  • Lorry loading and unloading

Course Outcome Knowledge

On completion of training candidates will have a theoretical understanding of the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98.
  • Operators safety code
  • Battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Stacking and de-stacking in open and confined areas
  • Load weight assessment and load moment indicators
  • Lorry loading and unloading

Skill

On completion of training the candidate will be able to:

  • Drive and operate the lift truck safely and efficiently
  • Stack and de-stack at various levels in a safe manner in open and confined areas
  • Carry out pre-use checks to ensure the equipment is in a safe condition
  • Carry out battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Load and unload vehicles
  • Operate safely on various ground conditions

Course Requirements

PPE (Ear Defenders, Goggles, Hi-Visibility Clothing, Overalls, Safety Boots, Gloves) as is necessary.

Course Durations

Duration: Novice Operator Experienced Operator

Refresh & Test
Ratio: 1 Machine: 3 Candidates: 1 Instructor

Certification

ITSSAR Certificate.

Note:

5 Days 3 Days 1 Day

Depending on limitations and work-related procedures on specific sites some elements may not be covered, other specific site elements may be included. This will be notified at the time of training.

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Rough Terrain Rotary Telescopic Machines J6 J7

Operator Training Solutions Ltd

Unit 14 West Moor Park Networkcentre Yorkshire Way Armthorpe
Doncaster South Yorkshire DN3 3GW Tel: 01302 830 050

E-mail: enquiries@operatortrainingsolutions.co.uk
Rough Terrain Rotary Telescopic Machines J6 J7

Course Overview

To provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to safely drive and operate rough terrain rotary telescopic machines.

Who Should Attend

Delegates who are required to safely operate a rough terrain rotary telescopic machine within the scope of any working activity they are employed to carry out.

Course Content

The course will comprise theoretical and practical instruction covering the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98.
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability & mobility
  • Motive controls
  • Hydraulic controls
  • Manoeuvring in open and confined areas

Course Outcome Knowledge

On completion of training candidates will have a theoretical understanding of the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98.
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability & mobility

Skill

On completion of training the candidate will be able to:

  • Drive and operate the machine safely and efficiently
  • Stack and de-stack at various levels in a safe and competent manner
  • Carry out pre-use checks to ensure the equipment is in a safe condition
  • Load and unload vehicles
  • Load and unload from scaffolding – if appropriate

Course Requirements

PPE (Ear Defenders, Goggles, Hi-Visibility Clothing, Overalls, Safety Boots, Gloves) as is necessary.
Note: The operator must already hold a current J2/J3 certificate or equivalent

Course Durations

Duration: Novice Operator Experienced Operator

Refresh & Test
Ratio: 1 Machine: 3 Candidates: 1 Instructor

Certification

ITSSAR Certificate.

Note:

5 Days 3 Days 1 Day

Depending on limitations and work-related procedures on specific sites some elements may not be covered, other specific site elements may be included. This will be notified at the time of training.

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Loading Shovel – Wheeled & Tracked

Operator Training Solutions Ltd

Unit 14 West Moor Park Networkcentre Yorkshire Way Armthorpe
Doncaster South Yorkshire DN3 3GW Tel: 01302 830 050

E-mail: enquiries@operatortrainingsolutions.co.uk
Loading Shovel – Wheeled & Tracked

Course Overview

To provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to safely operate a Loading Shovel machine.

Who Should Attend

Delegates who are required to safely operate Loading Shovel within the scope of any working activity they are employed to carry out.

Course Content

The course will comprise theoretical and practical instruction covering the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974; PUWER 98 & LOLER
  1.  
  • Operators Safety Code
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive controls
  • Hydraulic controls

Course Outcome Knowledge

On completion of training candidates will have a theoretical understanding of the following:

  • Their responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act., PUWER & LOLER Regulations.
  • Operators Safety Code
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive & hydraulic controls

Skill

On completion of training the candidate will be able to:

  • Conduct a risk assessment.
  • Pre-shift checks.
  • Start up and stop the motive unit.
  • Travel forward and reverse using all gear ratios and ranges where applicable.
  • Prepare the area and set up the machine to carry out normal work.
  • Carry out normal machine operations to the acceptable standard.

Course Requirements

PPE (Ear Defenders, Goggles, Hi-Visibility Clothing, Overalls, Safety Boots, Gloves) as is necessary.

Course Durations

Duration: Novice Operator Experienced Operator

Refresh & Test
Ratio: 1 Loading Shovel: 3 Candidates: 1 Instructor

Certification

ITSSAR Certificate.

Note:

Depending on limitations and work-related procedures on specific sites some elements may not be covered, other specific site elements may be included. This will be notified at the time of training.

5 Days 3 Days 1 Day

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Lorry Mounted Loader

Operator Training Solutions Ltd

Unit 14 West Moor Park Networkcentre Yorkshire Way Armthorpe
Doncaster South Yorkshire DN3 3GW Tel: 01302 830 050

E-mail: enquiries@operatortrainingsolutions.co.uk
Lorry Mounted Loader

Course Overview

To provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to safely operate a lorry mounted loader

Who Should Attend

Delegates who are required to safely operate Lorry Mounted Loader within the scope of any working activity they are employed to carry out.

Course Content

The course will comprise theoretical and practical instruction covering the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98 &
  • LOLER 98
  • Pre-use checks on both loader and carrier vehicle
  • Factors affecting stability & mobility
  • Motive controls
  • Hydraulic controls
  • Operating in open and small restricted areas

Course Outcome Knowledge

On completion of training candidates will have a theoretical understanding of the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98 &
  • LOLER 98
  • Pre-use checks on both loader and carrier vehicle
  • Factors affecting stability & mobility
  • Positioning of carrier vehicle in varying locations

Skill

On completion of training the candidate will be able to:

  • Manoeuvre and operate the crane safely and efficiently
  • Site the crane safely
  • Stack and de-stack at various levels in a safe and competent manner
  • Carry out all pre-use checks and running checks on the lifting appliance and relevant

attachments

  • Manoeuvre the carrier vehicle into position in order to carry out the lifting of various

loads

  • Set up carrier vehicle to carry out lifts from minimum to maximum radius
  • Secure various loads on the vehicle bed in accordance with industry practices

Course Requirements

PPE (Ear Defenders, Goggles, Hi-Visibility Clothing, Overalls, Safety Boots, Gloves) as is necessary.

Course Durations

Duration: Novice Operator Experienced Operator

Refresh & Test
Ratio: 1 Machine: 3 Candidates: 1 Instructor

Certification

ITSSAR Certificate.

Note:

2 Days 1 Day 1 Day

Depending on limitations and work-related procedures on specific sites some elements may not be covered, other specific site elements may be included. This will be notified at the time of training.

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Mobile Elevating Work Platform

Operator Training Solutions Ltd

Unit 14 West Moor Park Networkcentre Yorkshire Way Armthorpe
Doncaster South Yorkshire DN3 3GW Tel: 01302 830 050

E-mail: enquiries@operatortrainingsolutions.co.uk
Mobile Elevating Work Platform

Course Overview

To provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to safely operate Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP)
Who Should Attend
Delegates who are required to safely operate Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP) within the scope of any working activity they are employed to carry out.

Course Content

The course will comprise theoretical and practical instruction covering the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98

LOLER 98 and Working at Height Regulations

  • Safe operator practices including planning of work and risk assessment
  • Daily and weekly maintenance schedules
  • Identification of components and pre-use checks
  • Interpretation of safety information
  • Selection and use of personal safety equipment
  • Start-up/shut down procedures
  • Testing of safety devices, limit switches and hydraulic functions
  • Factors effecting stability
  • Motive and hydraulic controls
  • Manoeuvring in open and confined spaces (level/inclines/rough terrain – where

applicable)

  • Positioning the vehicle for work
  • Basic operational techniques/accessing at height
  • Banksman signalling
  • Working near overhead power lines
  • Working near water
  • Working on/travelling on the public highway (where relevant)
  • Emergency lowering procedures
  • Battery care and maintenance/re-charging procedures (where relevant)
  • Re-fuelling procedures (where relevant)
  • Parking and post-stop checks
  • Requirements for thorough examinations

Course Outcome Knowledge

On completion of training candidates will have a theoretical understanding of the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98
  • LOLER 98 and Working at Height Regulations
  • Types of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms
  • Understanding machine stability and limitations
  • Causes of accidents; risks associated with mobile plant
  • Planning and risk assessment
  • Selection, inspection and use of fall prevention equipment
  • Interpretation of safety information
  • Public highway requirements
  • Major components and preventative maintenance as per manufacturer’s handbook
  • Safe operator practices including working near overhead power lines and water
  • Emergency lowering procedures
  • Pre-use checks, start-up procedures and safety checks
  • Factors affecting stability and vehicle limitations
  • Inspection of batteries and re-charging procedures (where applicable)
  • Re-fuelling procedures (where applicable)
  • Safe parking and post-stop checks
  • Banksman signalling
  • Effects of differing weather conditions (wind/rain/cold/electrical storms)
  • Working at night
  • Requirements for thorough examinations

Skill

On completion of training the candidate will be able to:

  • Plan the work and conduct risk assessment
  • Carry out pre-use safety checks and start up procedures
  • Conduct a functions test
  • Manoeuvre, position and operate the vehicle correctly within the manufacturers

recommendations and to the operator’s safety code

  • Operate in both open and confined spaces and on level, rough terrain and inclines

(where applicable)

  • Operate safely to banksman instructions
  • Operate safely on the public highway (may be simulated)
  • Correctly stow away work equipment
  • Re-charge or re-fuel the power unit as applicable
  • Correctly park, shut-down and secure the vehicle
  • Carry out a post-stop inspection

Course Requirements

PPE (Ear Defenders, Goggles, Hi-Visibility Clothing, Overalls, Safety Boots, Gloves) as is necessary.

Course Durations

Duration: Novice Operator Experienced Operator

Refresh & Test
Ratio: 1 Machine: 4 Candidates: 1 Instructor

Certification

ITSSAR Certificate.

Note:

1-2 Days 1 Day
1 Day

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Order Picking Trucks – Medium to High Level E1 E2

Operator Training Solutions Ltd

Unit 14 West Moor Park Networkcentre Yorkshire Way Armthorpe
Doncaster South Yorkshire DN3 3GW Tel: 01302 830 050

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Order Picking Trucks – Medium to High Level E1 E2

Course Overview

To provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to safely operate a medium level order picking truck.
Note: Elevation greater than 2m brings the truck into the E2 group.

Who Should Attend

Delegates who are required to safely operate Order Picking Trucks within the scope of any working activity they are employed to carry out.

Course Content

The course will comprise theoretical and practical instruction covering the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
  • Operators Safety Code
  • Battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive controls
  • Hydraulic controls
  • Manoeuvring in open and confined areas
  • Order picking at different levels
  • Order picking with laden and unladen pallets

Course Outcome Knowledge

On completion of training candidates will have a theoretical understanding of the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
  • Operators safety code
  • Battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Manoeuvring in open and confined areas
  • Picking and placing of orders
  • Working at Height Regulations

Skill

On completion of training the candidate will be able to:

  • Drive and operate the order picker safely and efficiently
  • Order picking at various levels in a safe and competent manner
  • Carry out pre-use checks to ensure the equipment is in a safe condition
  • Carry out battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Escape

Course Requirements

PPE (Ear Defenders, Goggles, Hi-Visibility Clothing, Overalls, Safety Boots, Gloves) as is necessary.
It is advised that all candidates be suitably trained in accordance with the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 prior to the attendance of order-picking truck training.

Course Durations

Duration: Novice Operator Experienced Operator

Refresher & Test
Ratio: 1 Order Picking Truck: 3 Candidates: 1 Instructor

Certification

ITSSAR Certificate.

Note:

Depending on limitations and work-related procedures on specific sites some elements may not be covered, other specific site elements may be included. This will be notified at the time of training.

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Overhead Crane Pendant Remote

Operator Training Solutions Ltd

Unit 14 West Moor Park Networkcentre Yorkshire Way Armthorpe
Doncaster South Yorkshire DN3 3GW Tel: 01302 830 050

E-mail: enquiries@operatortrainingsolutions.co.uk
Overhead Crane Pendant Remote

Course Overview

To provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to safely operate an overhead crane with pendant or remote-control operating system.

Who Should Attend

Delegates who are required to safely operate an Overhead Crane within the scope of any working activity they are employed to carry out.

Course Content

The course will comprise theoretical and practical instruction covering the following:

  • Understanding basic lift plan
  • Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974
  • Operator safety code, Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER)

and Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER)

  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations (MHSWR)
  • The Health and Safety (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulations & Code of practice for

safe use of cranes, inspection, testing and examination 7121

  • Component Parts and Pre-use checks
  • Basic training (including basic slinging)
  • Statutory requirements

Course Outcome Knowledge

On completion of training candidates will have a theoretical understanding of the following:

  • Basic lifting plans
  • Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974
  • Operator safety code, LOLER and PUWER Regulations
  • MHSWR, Safety Signs and Signals Regulations and BS 7121
  • Component Parts and Pre-use checks
  • Statutory requirements

Skill

On completion of training the candidate will be able to:

  • Basic lift plans
  • Pre-use checks
  • Start, stop procedures
  • Traversing forwards and in reverse using all gear ratios and all ranges where applicable
  • Operate all controls safely and sympathetically
  • Prepare/set-up the crane to carry out normal work
  • Carry out normal work tasks safely and efficiently
  • Understand basic signalling requirement and load swings

Course Requirements

PPE (Ear Defenders, Goggles, Hi-Visibility Clothing, Overalls, Safety Boots, Gloves) as is necessary.
Note: It is strongly recommended that candidates responsible for regular slinging operations should attend a recognised slinger/signaller course.

Course Durations

Duration: Novice Operator Experienced Operator

Refresh & Test
Ratio: 1 Machine: 4 Candidates: 1 Instructor

Certification

ITSSAR Certificate.

Note:

2 Days 1 Day 1 Day

Depending on limitations and work-related procedures on specific sites some elements may not be covered, other specific site elements may be included. This will be notified at the time of training.

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Rider & Pedestrian Operated Transportable T

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Unit 14 West Moor Park Networkcentre Yorkshire Way Armthorpe
Doncaster South Yorkshire DN3 3GW Tel: 01302 830 050

E-mail: enquiries@operatortrainingsolutions.co.uk
Rider & Pedestrian Operated Transportable

Course Overview

To provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to safely operate a lift truck.

Who Should Attend

Delegates who are required to safely operate Transportable Lift Truck within the scope of any working activity they are employed to carry out.

Course Content

The course will comprise theoretical and practical instruction covering the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98, LOLER 98 &

HSG 136 (Workplace Transport Safety)

  • Operators Safety Code
  • Battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive controls
  • Hydraulic controls
  • Manoeuvring in open and confined areas
  • Stacking at different levels
  • De-stacking with laden and unladen pallets
  • Lorry loading and unloading
  • Demounting & mounting of lift truck to parent trailer

Course Outcome Knowledge

On completion of training candidates will have a theoretical understanding of the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98, LOLER 98 & HSG 136
  • Operators Safety Code
  • Battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Stacking and de-stacking in open and confined areas
  • Lorry loading and unloading
  • Demounting & mounting of lift truck to parent trailer

Skill

On completion of training the candidate will be able to:

  • Drive and operate the lift truck safely and efficiently
  • Stack and de-stack at various levels in a safe and competent manner
  • Carry out pre-use checks to ensure the equipment is in a safe condition
  • Carry out battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Load and unload vehicles
  • Demounting and mounting of lift truck to parent trailer
  • Pre-transportation checks

Course Requirements

PPE (Ear Defenders, Goggles, Hi-Visibility Clothing, Overalls, Safety Boots, Gloves) as is necessary.

Course Durations

Duration: Novice Operator Experienced Operator

Refresh & Test
Ratio: 1 Machine: 3 Candidates: 1 Instructor

Certification

ITSSAR Certificate.

Note:

5 Days 3 Days 1 Day

Depending on limitations and work-related procedures on specific sites some elements may not be covered, other specific site elements may be included. This will be notified at the time of training.

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Rough Terrain Masted Lift Truck J1

Operator Training Solutions Ltd

Unit 14 West Moor Park Networkcentre Yorkshire Way Armthorpe
Doncaster South Yorkshire DN3 3GW Tel: 01302 830 050

E-mail: enquiries@operatortrainingsolutions.co.uk
Rough Terrain Masted Lift Truck J1

Course Overview

To provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to safely operate a Rough Terrain Masted lift truck.

Who Should Attend

Delegates who are required to safely operate Rough Terrain Masted Lift Trucks within the scope of any working activity they are employed to carry out.

Course Content

The course will comprise theoretical and practical instruction covering the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98.
  • Operators safety code
  • Battery maintenance, charging procedures and re-fuelling
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive controls
  • Hydraulic controls
  • Manoeuvring in open and confined areas
  • Stacking at different levels in open and confined areas
  • De stacking with laden and unladen pallets in open and confined areas
  • Lorry loading and unloading
  • Rated capacity

Course Outcome Knowledge

On completion of training candidates will have a theoretical understanding of the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98.
  • Operators safety code
  • Battery maintenance, charging procedures and refuelling
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Stacking and de-stacking in open and confined areas
  • Lorry loading and unloading
  • Rated capacity

Skill

On completion of training the candidate will be able to:

  • Drive and operate the lift truck safely and efficiently
  • 4.2 Stack and de-stack at various levels in a safe and competent manner
  • 4.3 Carry out pre-use checks to ensure the equipment is in a safe condition
  • 4.4 Carry out battery maintenance, charging procedures and re-fuel
  • 4.5 Load and unload vehicles
  • 4.6 Manoeuvre in confined spaces
  • Attachments available in the workplace (if applicable)

Course Requirements

PPE (Ear Defenders, Goggles, Hi-Visibility Clothing, Overalls, Safety Boots, Gloves) as is necessary.

Course Durations

Duration: Novice Operator Experienced Operator

5 Days 3 Days 1 Day

Depending on limitations and work-related procedures on specific sites some elements may not be covered, other specific site elements may be included. This will be notified at the time of training.

Refresh & Test
Ratio: 1 Lift Truck: 3 Candidates: 1 Instructor

Certification

ITSSAR Certificate.

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Rough Terrain Variable Reach & Telescopic Trucks J2 J3

Operator Training Solutions Ltd

Unit 14 West Moor Park Networkcentre Yorkshire Way Armthorpe
Doncaster South Yorkshire DN3 3GW Tel: 01302 830 050

E-mail: enquiries@operatortrainingsolutions.co.uk
Rough Terrain Variable Reach & Telescopic Trucks J2 J3

Course Overview

To provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to safely operate a Rough Terrain Variable Reach and Telescopic Truck.

Who Should Attend

Delegates who are required to safely operate Rough Terrain Variable Reach and Telescopic Trucks within the scope of any working activity they are employed to carry out.

Course Content

The course will comprise theoretical and practical instruction covering the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98.
  • Operators safety code
  • Battery maintenance charging and refuelling procedures
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive controls
  • Hydraulic controls
  • Manoeuvring in open and confined areas and over varying terrain
  • Stacking at different levels in open and confined areas
  • De-stacking with laden and unladen pallets
  • Load weight assessment and load moment indicator
  • Safe use of attachments (if applicable)
  • Lorry loading and unloading
  • Post-operative checks

Course Outcome Knowledge

On completion of training candidates will have a theoretical understanding of the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98.
  • Operators safety code
  • Battery maintenance and refuelling procedures
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Stacking and de-stacking/manoeuvring in open and confined areas and over varying

terrain

  • Load weight assessment and load moment indicators
  • Lorry loading and unloading
  • The load handling envelope.
  • The safe load indicator
  • Attachments available in the workplace (if applicable)
  • Post-operative checks

Skill

On completion of training the candidate will be able to:

  • Drive and operate the lift truck safely and efficiently
  • Stack and de-stack at various levels in a safe manner in open and confined areas and

over varying terrain

  • Carry out pre-use checks to ensure the equipment is in a safe condition
  • Carry out battery maintenance and refuelling procedures
  • Load and unload vehicles
  • Operate safely on and over various ground conditions
  • Attachments available in the workplace (if applicable)
  • Carry out post-operative checks

Note:
Varying terrain is indoor and outdoor over all surfaces including rough terrain.
Varied work applications cover: Stacking; De-stacking Transporting; Vehicle/Trailer Loading/ Unloading; Operator Safety; Use of Controls. All applications should be specific to the working environment.

Course Requirements

PPE (Ear Defenders, Goggles, Hi-Visibility Clothing, Overalls, Safety Boots, Gloves) as is necessary.

Course Durations

Duration: Novice Operator Experienced Operator

5 Days 2/3 Days 1 Day

Depending on limitations and work-related procedures on specific sites some elements may not be covered, other specific site elements may be included. This will be notified at the time of training.

Refresh & Test
Ratio: 1 Lift Truck: 3 Candidates: 1 Instructor

Certification

ITSSAR Certificate.

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Skid Steer Loader

Operator Training Solutions Ltd

Unit 14 West Moor Park Networkcentre Yorkshire Way Armthorpe
Doncaster South Yorkshire DN3 3GW Tel: 01302 830 050

E-mail: enquiries@operatortrainingsolutions.co.uk
Skid Steer Loader

Course Overview

To provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to safely operate a skid steer loader.

Who Should Attend

Delegates who are required to safely operate a skid steer loader within the scope of any working activity they are employed to carry out.

Course Content

The course will comprise theoretical and practical instruction covering the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act (1974) PUWER 98 & LOLER
  1.  
  • Safe operator practices (company mobile plant rules if on customer premises)
  • Daily and weekly maintenance schedules
  • Identification of components and pre-start checks
  • Start-up procedures
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive and hydraulic controls
  • Manoeuvring in open and confined spaces (level and rough terrain)
  • Excavating with the bucket
  • Discharging materials at ground and full height levels
  • Travelling on inclines
  • General ground levelling with the bucket
  • Parking and post-stop checks
  • Safe use of specific attachments (where applicable)

Course Outcome Knowledge

On completion of training candidates will have a theoretical understanding of the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98
  • Understanding machine stability and limitations
  • Causes of accidents; risks associated with mobile plant
  • Safe operator practices
  • Pre-start checks, start-up procedures and safety checks
  • Daily and weekly maintenance requirements
  • Safe extraction, discharge and travelling of materials (including inclines)
  • Keeping work areas tidy and free from hazards
  • Safe parking, re-fuelling and post-stop checks

Skill

On completion of training the candidate will be able to:

  • Pre-shift safety checks and start-up procedures
  • The ability to manoeuvre and operate the vehicle correctly within the

manufacturer’s recommendations and to the operator’s safety code (both laden and

unladen)

  • Correctly and safely extract materials from stockpiles
  • Discharge materials correctly and safely at ground level and into receptacles (i.e.

surface dumpers, hoppers or skips)

  • Demonstrate an ability to clean up debris and material spillages
  • Operate in both open and confined spaces and on level, rough terrain and inclines
  • Correctly park, shutdown and secure the vehicle
  • Carry out a post-stop inspection

Course Requirements

PPE (Ear Defenders, Goggles, Hi-Visibility Clothing, Overalls, Safety Boots, Gloves) as is necessary.

Course Durations

Duration: Novice Operator Experienced Operator

Refresh & Test
Ratio: 1 Machine: 3 Candidates: 1 Instructor

Certification

ITSSAR Certificate.

Note:

3 Days 1 Day 1 Day

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Slinger/Signaller

Operator Training Solutions Ltd

Unit 14 West Moor Park Networkcentre Yorkshire Way Armthorpe
Doncaster South Yorkshire DN3 3GW Tel: 01302 830 050

E-mail: enquiries@operatortrainingsolutions.co.uk Slinger/Signaller

Course Overview

To provide the theoretical and practical knowledge for correct signalling and slinger.

Who Should Attend

Delegates who are required to safely sling loads and signal crane operators within the scope of any working activity they are employed to carry out.

Course Content

The course will comprise theoretical and practical instruction covering the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98, LOLER 98 &

Safety Signs & Signals Regulations 1996

  • Risk assessments
  • Operators Safety Code
  • Pre-use checks on lifting accessories

Course Outcome Knowledge

On completion of training candidates will have a theoretical understanding of the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 98, LOLER 98 & Safety Signs & Signals Regulations 1996
  • Risk assessments
  • Operators safety code
  • Pre-use checks on lifting accessories
  • Slinger duties
  • Signaller duties

Skill

On completion of training the candidate will be able to:

  • Carry out a risk assessment of the task to be undertaken
  • Ensure the working area is appropriately cordoned off
  • Carry out pre-use checks to ensure the lifting accessories are in a safe condition
  • Agree and use the signal code with lifting equipment operator and others who are

involved in the operation.

  • Sling various loads using a variety of methods and lifting accessories
  • Set down various loads at pre-determined positions
  • Carry out checks on all lifting accessories used
  • Complete report sheet on any defects found
  • Return to storage all equipment and accessories used

Course Requirements

PPE (Ear Defenders, Goggles, Hi-Visibility Clothing, Overalls, Safety Boots, Gloves) as is necessary.

Course Durations

Duration: Novice Operator Experienced Operator

Refresh & Test
Ratio: 1 Machine: 6 Candidates: 1 Instructor

Certification

ITSSAR Certificate.

Note:

2 Days 1 Day 1 Day

Depending on limitations and work-related procedures on specific sites some elements may not be covered, other specific site elements may be included. This will be notified at the time of training.

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Tow Tractors, Tow Tugs (including flip-up platform) and Trailers H1 H2

Operator Training Solutions Ltd

Unit 14 West Moor Park Networkcentre Yorkshire Way Armthorpe
Doncaster South Yorkshire DN3 3GW Tel: 01302 830 050

E-mail: enquiries@operatortrainingsolutions.co.uk
Tow Tractors, Tow Tugs (including flip-up platform) and Trailers H1 H2

Course Overview

To provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to drive safely an industrial tractor with or without trailers. This syllabus may be applied to rider tow tractors, pedestrian tow tractors and pedestrian tow tractors with a rider platform. Hence the term “drive” may be substituted by “move” to accommodate both types.

Who Should Attend

Delegates who are required to safely operate Tow Tractor, Tow Tugs & Trailers within the scope of any working activity they are employed to carry out.

Course Content

The course will comprise theoretical and practical instruction covering the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974, PUWER 98,

LOLER 98 & HSG 136 (Workplace Transport Safety)

  • Operators Safety Code
  • Battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Pre-use check on both tractor and trailer
  • The loading and stability of trailers
  • Hitching and unhitching trailers
  • Manoeuvring in open and confined areas (with and without trailers)
  • Hydraulic controls

Course Outcome Knowledge

On completion of training candidates will have a theoretical understanding of the following:

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974, PUWER 98 LOLER 98 & HSG 136 (Workplace Transport Safety)
  • Operators safety code
  • Battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Hitching and unhitching trailers

Skill

On completion of training the candidate will be able to:

  • Drive and operate the tractor safely and efficiently with and without trailers
  • Carry out pre-use checks on both tractor and trailers to ensure the equipment is in a

safe condition

  • Carry out battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Hitching and unhitching of trailers safely
  • Load trailers safely and correctly to maintain stability

Course Requirements

PPE (Ear Defenders, Goggles, Hi-Visibility Clothing, Overalls, Safety Boots, Gloves) as is necessary

Course Durations

Duration: Novice Operator Experienced Operator

Refresher & Test
Ratio: 1 Tractor & Trailers: 3 Candidates: 1 Instructor

Certification

ITSSAR Certificate.

Note:

Depending on limitations and work-related procedures on specific sites some elements may not be covered, other specific site elements may be included. This will be notified at the time of training.

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COURSE LIST

A full list of all our current courses

  • 360° Excavator – Standard Reach Mini Micro Medium; Tracked/Wheeled
  • Pallet, Stillage, Low Lift Platform, Low Lift Order Picking & Pedestrian Reach Trucks A1 A2 Z1 Z2 Z3 Z4
  • Counterbalance, Reach & Container Handling Trucks A8 B1 B2 B3 D1 D2 G2
  • Abrasive Wheels
  • Articulated Dump Truck
  • Rider Operated Industrial Sideloader Lift Truck C1 C2 C3 G3 M
  • Very Narrow Aisle Stacking Trucks Operator-Up F1
  • Very Narrow Aisle Stacking Trucks Operator-Down F2
  • Industrial Variable Reach Lift Trucks J4
  • Rough Terrain Rotary Telescopic Machines J6 J7
  • Loading Shovel – Wheeled & Tracked
  • Lorry Mounted Loader
  • Mobile Elevating Work Platform
  • Order Picking Trucks – Medium to High Level E1 E2
  • Overhead Crane Pendant Remote
  • Rider & Pedestrian Operated Transportable
  • Rough Terrain Masted Lift Truck J1
  • Rough Terrain Variable Reach & Telescopic Trucks J2 J3
  • Skid Steer Loader
  • Slinger/Signaller
  • Tow Tractors, Tow Tugs (including flip-up platform) and Trailers H1 H2

TRAINING COURSES AND SOLUTIONS
FOR YOUR BUSINESS

We have an extensive suite of training programmes for a range of workplace disciplines, from novice or entry level to expert and instructor level qualifications

VERY NARROW AISLE (VNA)
COUNTERBALANCE
REACH TRUCK
POWERED PALLET TRUCKS
BENDI TRUCK
CONTAINER HANDLERS
INDUSTRIAL TELESCOPIC
MULTI-DIRECTIONAL
ORDER PICKERS
ROUGH TERRAIN TELESCOPIC
TOW TRACTORS & TRAILERS
TRANSPORTABLE
VERY NARROW AI

360 EXCAVATOR
ARTICULATED DUMP TRUCK
DUMPER
LOADING SHOVEL
LORRY MOUNTED LOADER
MOBILE ELEVATING WORK PLATFORM (MEWP)
OVERHEAD CRANE
SELF-PROPELLED SHIPYARD TRANSPORTER
SKID STEER
SLINGING/SIGNALLER
OTHER EQUIPMENT COURSES ON
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TRAINING COURSES AND SOLUTIONS
FOR YOUR BUSINESS

We have an extensive suite of training programmes for a range of workplace disciplines, from novice or entry level to expert and instructor level qualifications

VERY NARROW AISLE (VNA)
COUNTERBALANCE
REACH TRUCK
POWERED PALLET TRUCKS
BENDI TRUCK
CONTAINER HANDLERS
INDUSTRIAL TELESCOPIC
MULTI-DIRECTIONAL
ORDER PICKERS
ROUGH TERRAIN TELESCOPIC
TOW TRACTORS & TRAILERS
TRANSPORTABLE
VERY NARROW AI

360 EXCAVATOR
ARTICULATED DUMP TRUCK
DUMPER
LOADING SHOVEL
LORRY MOUNTED LOADER
MOBILE ELEVATING WORK PLATFORM (MEWP)
OVERHEAD CRANE
SELF-PROPELLED SHIPYARD TRANSPORTER
SKID STEER
SLINGING/SIGNALLER
OTHER EQUIPMENT COURSES ON
REQUEST E.G. ABRASIVE WHEELS. 

GET IN TOUCH AND FIND OUT HOW OTSL CAN HELP YOUR BUSINESS STAY SAFE AND COMPLIANT

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