Pedestrian Operated Trucks

The Pedestrian Operated Trucks (often referred to as Pedop, POET, or Stacker) course 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.

Last year over 3,000 people completed and passed RTITB electric pedestrian operated pallet transporter/stacker truck and testing and achieved their internationally recognised RTITB Certificate of Basic Operator Training.

This RTITB Accredited course covers, but is not limited to, the following areas:

  • Lift truck controls and instruments
    • Starting/moving/stopping and steering the truck
    • Operation of hydraulic controls
    • On/off-ramp driving
    • Vehicle loading and unloading
    • Stacking and de-stacking
    • Lift truck stability
    • The operators’ safety code

Course Durations (for three people):

  • Novice candidate: 18 hours
    • Experienced (but untrained) candidate: 10 hours
    • Refresher (recommended every three years) candidate: 6.5 hours
    • Conversion candidate: 7.5 hours
Pedestrian Operated Trucks

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