Vehicle Mounted Lift Truck (Moffett) Training

The Vehicle Mounted lift truck operator training course (often referred to as a Moffett), will give you the skills to operate the truck safely and efficiently, carry out a pre-use inspection and recall and explain the causes of truck and load instability. Candidates will also learn how to attach and detach the truck to and from a carrying vehicle safely.

This course covers, but is not limited to, the following areas;

  • Controls and instruments
  • Starting/moving/stopping and steering the truck
  • 4-way travel and steering mode
  • Hydraulic controls
  • Weight assessment
  • Handling laden/unladen pallets/containers/bulk pack
  • Driving on/off ramps and inclines
  • Driving over rough terrain
  • Loading and unloading

 

Course Durations (for 3 people):

  • Novice candidate: 37.5 hours
  • Experienced (but untrained) candidate: 20 hours
  • Refresher (recommended every 3 years) candidate: 7.5 hours
  • Conversion candidate: 15 hours

 

Last year over 600 people completed and passed RTITB vehicle mounted lift truck training and testing and achieved their internationally recognised RTITB Certificate of Basic Operator Training.