Forklift - Bendi - Training Plus - Health & Safety Courses
3-5 days RTITB Certificate of Competence

Course Summary

The RTITB Forklift Bendi course is designed for operators who have little or no experience using a bendi forklift truck. This course will provide suitable and sufficient understanding of current relevant legislation, best practice and safe use of forklift trucks. Commonly known as pivot steer or bendi, this equipment combines the concept and roles of a counterbalance truck together with the narrow aisle capabilities of the reach truck and therefore in most cases, eliminating the need for the double handling of loads for onward movement to outdoor terrains and where the operation of a reach truck would not be recommended due to reasons of stability and underside clearance.

The RTITB Forklift Bendi Course agenda will include:-

  •     Relevant regulations/legislation
  •     Introduction to machine
  •     Controls/instruments/steering
  •     Limitations of use
  •     Load weight assessment
  •     Forklift truck stability
  •     Components and main truck types
  •     Refuelling procedures
  •     Driving a Bendi/Pivot Steer lift truck
  •     Operating in restricted areas
  •     Battery Checks
  •     Emergency controls
  •     Operators safety code
  •     Handling loaded/unloaded pallets
  •     Bulk stacking
  •     Vehicle loading/unloading
  •     Safe use of hydraulics
  •     Working within racking

Multiple Choice and Written Paper, then a Practical Assessment.

Each successful delegate will receive an RTITB Certificate of Competence and Photo ID Card which will be valid for 3 years.

Who is it for?

Personnel who will be responsible for the safe use of Bendi Forklift Trucks.

You will need
  •     Hard hat
  •     Steel toe-boots
  •     Protective glasses
  •     High-vis vest
  •     Gloves
Your skill level

Candidates do not require to have any previous experience in operating forklift trucks.


Do I need to pay for my training before I do it?

Yes you do, you can pay online when you book your course, or call 0845 872 3411 and pay with a credit card over the phone. Customers with credit terms, please call Training Plus to book your course on 0845 872 3411.

Can you cater for students with special needs?

Yes, but as with all special requirements that differ from the norm, please make us aware of your requirements and we will do our best to provide the appropriate support.

Are there any car parking spaces available?

Yes, there are a lot of FREE car parking spaces available in the area.

What accommodation is available?

There are a variety of hotels and B & B’s in the area. There is a list available to assist you with booking your stay.

Am I going to feel safe during my course participation?

Beside the fact that our staff and the environment of the school will make you feel happy and safe, CCTV is operating in most of the school’s areas.

I’m getting on a bit, is it like going back to school and will I feel out of place?

Not at all. A large percentage of our learners are mature students simply keeping up to date with current standards. Everybody is made to feel welcome in the centre.