The person credited with this unit standard is able to operate a counter-balanced lift truck in a safe manner. They will also be able to conduct pre and post inspections to ensure the performance of the lift truck. The person will be able to handle the loading and storage of freight by using the equipment and its accessories in the required manner. They will also be able to access emergency system and services in the event of an incident or accident.
SAQA ID: 242974
NQF Level: 3
Accrediting SETA: TETA
Duration: Recertification 1 day | Novice 5 days
Recommended Entry Criteria: Grade 10 Literacy and Numeracy
Certification Issued: Competency Certificate
Unit Standard Range
- Lift Truck shall include: F1: Counterbalanced lift truck up to rated capacity of 3000kg • F2: Counterbalanced lift truck up to rated capacity of 7000kg • F3: Counterbalanced lift truck up to rated capacity of 15000kg • F4: Counterbalanced lift truck above a rated capacity of 15000kg.
- Attachments and special equipment shall include: A: Side Shift • B: Single pole • C: Carton or paper roll clamp • D: Crane Hook
- E: Push Pull/Slip sheet equipment • F: Load Rotator • H: Load Extender Pantograph • J: Tilting Bucket • K: Tandem Forks
- L: Container Vanning and Devanning • M: Container Handling • N: Forks • O: Cradle (Safety Cage).