TRAINING OVERVIEW

topliftThis program is designed to instruct and assess the safe and efficient method of operating a Top-lift container transporter.  Relevant theory as well as practical exercises will be included in the learning process.  Following a theory and practical session each participant will be expected to accumulate one hundred hours of supervised Top-lift operation under the guidance of a certified Top-lift operator.  The final stage of training will include a theory review as well as a practical assessment.  If successful, the program participant will be certified safe to operate a Top-lift.

TRAINING DURATION AND LOCATION

32 hours completed over a 4 day period. Initial 2-day training including a theory session and evaluation, followed by a day of practical training and evaluation.  Following 50 hours of supervised training each participant will be assessed regarding their operating skills.  Recommendations will be made to ensure continued safe operations.  Final day of training/assessment conducted following 100 hours of supervised training which involves a final practical evaluation as well as theory review.

PREREQUISITES

Reading and writing skills to a level appropriate to workers job classification.  Forklift Operator Certification.