Order Picker Training Course

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Kentra can provide a Order Picker training course, for novice candidates through to experienced operators and the course registered by ourselves or with an awarding body if required.


Novice: 3 Candidates: 1 Instructor, Duration: 1 – 3 Days

Refresher and Test: 3 Candidates: 1 Instructor, Duration: 1 Day


To provide the practical skills and the operating safety knowledge necessary for operators to correctly prepare, safely operate and maintain an Order Picker.

Course Content
Responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 1998, LOLER 1998 and other relevant legislation.
Operators Safety Code
Battery maintenance and charging procedures
Pre-shift checks
Factors affecting stability
Motive controls
Hydraulic controls
Maneuvering in open and confined areas
Order picking at different levels
End of shift checks

Variations of Order Picker 

Low Level (ABA Grouping – Pedestrian A1, Rider A2)

Free path


ABA Grouping for Free path & Guided

Medium lift order picker up to 2.5m – E1

High life order picker over 2.5m – E2

Course Requirements
A room for the theory session and a safe area for the practical session with use of the Order Picker.

The Instructor is required to see the machine/equipment’s LOLER certificate before commencement of the course.

Certification & Validation
This course can be registered with different awarding bodies if required, or simply a Kentra card – as a registered training provider we can supply a plastic ID card as proof of training, suitable for the HSE and insurances.

If an awarding body validation is required we will need to notify them prior to the course, so please mention this when booking.
Candidates successfully completing this course will receive one of the following certifications:

Kentra validation and plastic ID card

ITSSAR certificate / licence

NPORS registration and plastic ID card – N005 Order Picker training course

Order Picker training course

We can deliver many types of Lift Truck courses, if you would like to discuss these please Contact us.

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