City & Guilds


001416 - City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Land-based Forklift Truck Operations (Rough Terrain, Masted and Telescopic Types)

This is an Independent Assessment qualification.

Type of Learner: This qualification will appeal to those who use a forklift as part of their work in agriculture, horticulture or distribution and warehousing. It has been developed to cover the “basic training” requirements of the Approved Code of Practice for Rider Operated Forklift
Trucks. This does not replace any legal requirement for a driving licence.

Qualification Overview: Candidates can choose the type of forklift for assessment: Rough Terrain Masted Forklift or Telescopic Forklift. The assessment covers the associated differences between use, operation and maintenance of the machines, pre-use maintenance and safety checks, recognition of controls and instruments.

What you need to do: Take a practical test where the forklift is driven around a suitable course and the operator will be required to move and stack various loads, the test will also include one to one verbal questioning.

Scheme Documentation:

To download the scheme documentation click on the relevant bullet point below.

 Qualification NoDescription
201Prepare the Fork Lift Truck for Driving or Manoeuvring
202Operate, Move or Manoeuvre the Fork Lift Truck
203Select, Transfer and Position Loads Using a Fork Lift Truck
204Undertake Post Operational Checks on the Fork Lift Trucks
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