Pivot Steer Forklift Training

Also commonly known as Flexi or Bendi , the pivot steer lift truck is one of the most original developments in materials handling.

Their unique design allows the stacking of full pallets in narrow aisles yet still able operate outside if required for loading/unloading of vehicles.

Pivot Steer Training Course

With the front end of the truck being articulated, it makes the pivot steer truck one of the most versatile “one truck solutions”

BITA Categories
P1 – Rider
P2 – Pedestrian

Course content

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
  • Operators Safety code
  • Re-fuelling and Re-charging of Gas or Electric Pivot Steer Forklift truck
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive and hydraulic controls of the Pivot Steer truck
  • Manoeuvring the Forklift Truck in open and confined areas
  • Stacking at different levels
  • De-stacking with laden and un-laden pallets
  • Loading and unloading lorries with the Pivot Steer

Course assessment

  • Theoretical assessment of 5 open and 20 multiple choice questions, which can be conducted orally where language barriers or literacy difficulties exist.
  • Practical Test of basic operating skills, confirming skills taught on the Forklift training course

Course certification

  • ITSSAR accredited certificate
  • TOPS (Trained Operator Passport Scheme) registration
Course Duration Candidates
Novice 3 – 5 days max 3
Experienced Operator 2 – 3 days max 3
Safety Refresher 1 day max 3
Conversion 2 days max 3
Familiarisation 0.5 day max 3
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