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City & Guilds NPTC Award in Land-Based Fork Lift Truck Operations - Rough Terrain Telescopic


This qualification aims to provide the learner with the knowledge, skills and understanding to safely and effectively use their chosen fork lift truck type in the workplace.  

The qualification has been specifically designed to meet the diverse needs of those who use the Rough Terrain Telescopic Forklift Truck in a variety of work roles including agriculture and horticulture. 
The assessment is divided into four compulsory units:

  • Unit 1 - Learn how to prepare the fork lift truck for driving or manoeuvring
  • Unit 2 - Learn how to operate, move or manoeuvre the fork lift truck
  • Unit 3 - Select, transfer and position loads using a fork lift truck
  • Unit 4 - Learn to undertake post operational checks on a fork lift truck

Entry Requirements

Candidates should have some previous experience of the operation of these machines or similar machinery.

Newton Rigg College,
CA11 0AH
01768 893400