overhead crane

counterbalance lift truck (codes f1 – f2)

Service Brochure 2013 The National Code of Practice (NCOP) given under the Driven Machinery Regulation in the Occupational Health & Safety Act 85 of 1993 provide clarity and direction to all stakeholders directly or indirectly related to the accreditation and provision of training to lifting machine/ equipment operators in South Africa.

Occupational Health & Safety Training (OHST) provides SAQA unit standard approved training for lifting machinery course. Occupational Health & Safety Training (OHST) has further accreditation with the Department of Labour (DOL).


  • Introduction
  • Legislation
  • Forklift Safety
  • Mechanical Appreciation
  • Operational Controls
  • Principles of Operations
  • Vehicle Checks
  • Refuelling
  • Manoeuvring & Obstacle Course
  • Confined Gangway Stacking
  • Indentifying & Classification of Freight
  • Loading & Unloading
  • Theory & Practical Assessments
3 to 5 days – NOVICE, depending on skills and experience
TARGET GROUP: Operational Staff, Logistics employees, Warehouse employees, all operators of forklifts
COURSE OBJECTIVE: The course explains the requirements of operating a Forklift Lift Truck. Also ensure a high level training on both theory and practical training on the operations of the Forklift Lift Truck.