Forklift Training Courses Ireland @ O’Reilly Training

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O’Reilly Training offers a range of Forklift Training Courses – Counter Balance, Reach Truck, Narrow Aisle & Power Pallet Truck.

These courses are offered to both experienced and novice operators to demonstrate their competence through skills, knowledge and attitude in the Safe Use of the Forklift, forktruck, counterbalance forklift training & reach forklift training.

Forklift Training Courses

Duration of training
Each course lasts for 1 day for experienced operators (Minimum 6 months operating experience) and 3-5 days for novice operators.

Minimum and maximum class numbers
4 max

O’Reilly Training certificate & I.D. card

Required Prior Learning
1 Day Course – Six Months Experience
3-5 Day Course – None Required

Duration of certificate
Valid for 3 years

Course description & General Information


  • Understand and practice the safe operation of a forklift truck.
  • Understand the need and principles of Accident Prevention.


  • Legislation
  • Daily Inspection Procedures
  • Accident prevention & causation
  • Stability
  • Loading and Stacking Procedures
  • De-stacking and Unloading
  • Charging and Changing Batteries
  • Theory & Practical assessment

Learn more about the courses and apply here



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