Forklift certificate in 2 days (beginner)

Within two consecutive days, you will learn to operate a forklift and use it safely. At the end of these two days, you will be able to operate the forklift responsibly and receive the forklift certificate.

Prefered language Dutch
Level of knowledge Advanced
Duration 2 days

Course information

During the 2-day training for novice forklift drivers, you will learn everything you need to know about operating and controlling a forklift. The training includes theoretical aspects as well as ample practical time to become proficient in working with a forklift. This course is designed for individuals who have never operated a forklift before.

If you already have experience with forklifts, you might consider the refresher course.

What do you learn during the forklift course for beginners?

During the forklift training, which spans two days, you will cover the theory behind operating a forklift, but the majority of the time will be devoted to gaining practical experience. This enables you to quickly and safely start working after obtaining your certificate.

Here are some of the topics covered in the course:

  • Forklift operation
  • Handling unique situations in the workplace
  • Legislation related to forklifts
  • Load capacity
"I needed to get my forklift certificate before I was able to start my new job. Thanks to the beginner course of TAU I got the forklift certificate within 2 days and received it via mail in 1 week" - Marcin

Forklift certificate program (2 days)

The beginner’s forklift course lasts for 2 days and takes place at TAU’s location in Uden. The course is open to individuals of all experience levels, both men and women, and is offered in Dutch, English, and Polish. There is a balance between theory and practice, with an emphasis on practical training. After completing this forklift course, drivers will meet the requirements of the Labor Law and can obtain their forklift certificate upon successful completion of the course.

Program structure

  • Workplace situations
  • Forklift maintenance
  • Professional knowledge
  • Traffic regulations
  • Loading and unloading of containers
  • Awareness of hazards
  • Damages and costs
  • Labor law compliance

Safety first

Forklifts are heavy machines, making it extra important to prevent accidents with either of them. With a good understanding of the theory and enough practical experience, safety on the work floor increases. Therefore, the forklift courses of Training Academy Uden focus on a combination of theory and practice, so that participants learn to operate and control the machines.

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