The person credited with this unit standard is able to operate a basic purpose lift truck. They are able to access emergency support and services in the case of an emergency while operating a lift truck. The person is also able to identify and classify the load, handle and move the freight while operating the lifting equipment in accordance with standards and its performance capabilities.

SAQA ID: 242981
NQF Level: 2
Credits: 4
Accrediting SETA: TETA
Duration: Recertification 1 day | Novice 5 days
Recommended Entry Criteria:Grade 9 Literacy and Numeracy
Certification Issued: Competency Certificate

Unit Standard Range

  • Lift Truck shall include: F6: Pedestrian-controlled lift truck below rated capacity 0f 2000kg | F7: Pedestrian-controlled lift truck above rated capacity of 2000kg | F12: Pallet lift truck with battery power propulsion (specify capacity).
  • 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 | G: Wire Guidance system | H: Load Extender
    Pantograph | I: Rotating Mast (turret Truck) | J: Tilting Bucket | K: Tandem Forks | L: Container Vanning and Devanning
    | M: Container Handling | N: Forks.

Specific Outcomes

1. Inspect and record the operational fitness of battery powered lift truck.
2. Identify and classify freight/loads.
3. Handle load and store freight.
4. Achieve maximum work performance of battery powered lifting equipment and attachments.
5. Operate freight equipment.
6. Access available emergency support systems and services.

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