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Container Handler Lift Truck Training

There are 5 different types of container handlers used in the UK. Each type has its own category and these categories and the training requirements are listed in the chart below.

At Phoenix Industrial Training, we continually achieve high success rates by using the latest training techniques in accordance with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) guidelines.

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If you are interested in any of our lift truck courses, give us a call on 033 3366 0065 or send us an email and one of our team will be happy to point you in the right direction.

Course Name

Number of Candidates

Comments

Operator Experience

Course Duration

G1 - Straddle Carriers

G2 - Counter Balanced

G3 - Side Loader

G4 - Telescopic

G5 - Rough Terrain Telescopic

G5 - Multidirectional Straddle Carrier - Remote control

Novice

One

Two

Three

3 Days

4 Days

5 Days

The novice course is designed for the candidate who has had no previous experience on this equipment.

Conversion

One

Two

Three

2 Days

2 Days

3 Days

The conversion course is designed for the candidate who has previous experience on a similar piece of equipment.

Experienced

One

Two

Three

2 Days

2 Days

3 Days

The experienced course is designed for the candidate who has previous experience on this equipment but cannot evidence previous accredited training.

Refresher

One

Two

Three

1 Day

The candidate MUST have an in-date certificate (within the previous 5 years).

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