ITSSAR Reach Truck

Course Summary

This ITSSAR accredited course will provide the delegate with relevant theoretical and practical knowledge on how to safely operate a Reach Truck.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course the delegate will be able to:

  • The reasons and the need to train
  • 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
  • Counterbalance principles and rated capacity
  • Factors affecting machine stability
  • Machine familiarisation and motive controls
  • Hydraulic controls
  • Load types
  • Manoeuvring in open and confined areas
  • Stacking and de-stacking at various levels (bulk stacking and racking systems)
  • Stacking and de-stacking corner locating loads
  • Vehicle loading and unloading

Maximum number of learners



Novice: 5 Days

Refresher: 1 Day

Experienced: 3 Day


Theory question paper

Practical assessment


Delegates will be awarded an ITSSAR certificate of attendance and, will be registered on the TOPS scheme.

If required, an ITSSAR ID card can also be provided at an additional charge.


Please get in contact either by phoning the office on 02830838267 or by emailing to discuss a price


We run this course at our premises in Newry and for our clients across Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland at their premises or a suitable site of their choosing

*The following course(s) have been registered by CITB NI for grant assistance to registered in scope employers

Any Questions, Get in touch.