Low Level Order Picker Training
Become fully licensed to operate
All our LLOP training courses contain theory lessons in a classroom and practical work using the low level order picker truck. These courses follow the Health and Safety commission's Approved Code of Practice and guidance. Meaning you, as an employer, meet your legal obligations to make sure all LLOP operators receive adequate training.
At South Coast Forklift Training, we understand that everyone prefers a different learning style. Therefore, our courses use a variety of techniques to suit all learners. We use forklift models, videos, powerpoints, worksheets and handouts to keep everyone interested. Each lesson is then finished with some questions to ensure all information is understood.
The theory work builds gradually allowing time to absorb the information, before moving to the next stage. Practical lessons are demonstrated, then trainees are given adequate time to practise under close supervision.
Each course culminates with three stages of testing:
- A theory test – consisting of 25 questions
- Pre-use inspection test
- Practical skills test involving various manoeuvres completed in a safe manner
The low level order picker
Versatile stock picker
Order pickers are available in low, medium and high level. The low-level version, often known as LLOP is an electric low-level lifting and moving machine. Their function is to assist the operator when picking stock from ground level.
Although mainly used for picking stock, they suit all types of light-duty applications such as horizontal transport, loading and unloading. They are very manoeuvrable and able to carry pallets over a long distance. The operator stands either at the back or in the centre on a small platform.
They are powered by electricity with batteries; some require a separate charger cabinet while others can just be plugged into a 13amp socket and charged from there.
LLOP TRAINING FROM A COMPANY THAT CARES
Low Level Order Picker Course Specifications
Low Level Order Picker
Independent Training Standards Scheme & Register (ITSSAR)
3 : 1 : 1 (3 operators, 1 instructor, 1 machine)
Novice - 1 operator = 1 day, 2 operators = 1 day, 3 operators = 2 days
Experienced - 1 operator = 1/2 day, 2 operators = 1/2 day, 3 operators = 1 day
Safety Refresher - 1 operator = 1/2 day, 2 operators = 1/2 day, 3 operators = 1 day
Conversion - contact us
COURSES DESIGNED TO DELIVER RESULTS
LLOP Course Breakdown
The following list is the elements that make up a novice low level order picker course. For experienced operators, safety refresher and conversion courses the list would be shorter.
- Course induction
- The need and reasons to training and statutory requirements (HASAWA 1974 etc.)
- Introduction to equipment/control familiarisation/ principles of operation
- Identification/use/adjustment of attachments in pre-determined positions including forks
- Recommended mount and dismount
- Introduction to motive, steering controls and practice
- Basic steering exercises – simple courses
- Advanced steering exercises – figure of 8/chicane/90° approaches
- Battery charging procedures/maintenance
- Operator safety code and relevant handout
- Daily pre-use inspections
- Engineering principles/rated capacity/stability
- Simple hydraulics (theory)
- Introduction to hydraulic controls, handling empty pallets low level
- Load types/handling and weight assessment
- Manoeuvring with loads/ramps and inclines/handling awkward loads*
- Relevant safety film
- Vehicle loading and unloading (theory)*
- Vehicle loading and unloading (practical)*
- Multi choice theory test
- Pre-use inspection test
- Practical skills test
* To be covered where relevant to operation or facilities permit
WHATEVER YOUR LEVEL, WE HAVE YOU COVERED
From in-depth beginners to safety refresher courses
Accredited low level order picker training
All courses are ITSSAR accredited and therefore recognised throughtout your industry.
Novice LLOP training
For trainees with little or no previous experience operating a low level order picker truck.
Experienced LLOP training
Where candidates have relevant, recent experience but, have not received any kind of approved training.
LLOP refresher training
Periodic LLOP refresher training is for experienced operators who hold an accredited certificate.
LLOP conversion training
Where operators already hold a LLOP certificate and wish to qualify on a similar machine.
Delivering the best for your buisiness
Our courses are designed to achieve results
On-site LLOP courses
Every LLOP course we deliver is carried out on our customer’s premises. This gives trainees the advantage of being trained and tested on a machine that is already known to them. Therefore, eliminating the need for them to re-learn on another truck after initial training. On successful completion of this low level order picker course, operators will know how to use these machines safely and efficiently.
We are happy to offer bespoke training programmes to meet your individual business’ requirements. We will always work around your needs and environment, to cause minimal disruption.
Firstly, and most importantly, to carry out your training, we will need the use of your low level order picker truck. Also, an area where we will not be disturbed, with ample space to carry out basic manoeuvres and testing. Pallets and realistic loads appropriate to your business are useful - the instructor will bring a selection of traffic cones. For the theory lessons, we need sufficient space for the instructor and the trainees to work. A small office with a table, chairs and power will suffice.
All truck operators are required to wear safety boots and any other personal protective equipment as per the company's internal risk assessments. We supply hi-visibility vests.
If unsure about any of the above, contact us to discuss.
LLOP licence certificates
On completion of this low level order picker training, drivers are fully licensed to operate this category of truck. The qualification is nationally recognised and accepted throughout the industry.
They will also receive the following:
- An A4 ITSSAR approved LLOP certificate of basic training*>
- A plastic photo identification card*
- A written assessment of strengths and weaknesses*
Additionally, operators are entered or edited on to ITSSAR’s TOPS (Trained Operator Passport Scheme) database for future reference.
*There is no additional charge for these
Five star aftercare
Our service doesn't end with your training. At South Coast Forklift Training, we pride ourselves on our aftercare. It is what sets us apart from the competition and one of the many reasons our clients return to us. If you need us we are always here to answer any questions and offer advice.
In addition to this, after completing our training courses, clients receive:
- Advance warning when refresher training is due
- All relevant Health and Safety documentation
- Refuelling/recharging poster
- Seven-day pre-use inspection checklist
- An authorisation to operate lift trucks form
- Employers training record form
APPROVED FORKLIFT LICENCES AND CERTIFICATES
Other Accredited Training Courses
Straddle Truck Training
A straddle truck is influenced by the powered pallet truck and counterbalance forklift. They are very manoeuvrable so ideal for narrow aisles but with the added ability of being able to lift pallets into and out of racking systems.
PPT (Rider) Training
The rider version of the powered pallet truck is an electric low-level lifting and moving vehicle. They are very manoeuvrable and suit all types of light-duty applications, such as horizontal transport, loading and unloading.
PPT (Pedestrian) Training
Another powered pallet truck, this time the pedestrian version. Regularly seen in supermarkets shifting pallets on to the shop floor. Often used in partnership with another truck, working on a mezzanine floor or in a basement where access is limited.
No wonder our clients keep coming back
Feedback from our trainees
"Everything was explained well. Relaxed atmosphere, not too much pressure."
JT, Chessington, Surrey
"Training material impressive! Well organised! Picture illustrations are well made, easy to understand."
WF, Ropley, Hampshire
"Clinton was really relaxed and made me feel at ease and confident."
LP, Eastleigh, Hampshire
The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
“It shall be the duty of every employer to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare at work of all his employees.”