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Highfield Level 2 Award in Land-Based Forklift Truck Operations (RQF)


Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals who either have a job role that involves forklift truck operations or who wish to embark on one. It enables learners to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding of operating the following types of forklift truck:

  • Counterbalance
  • Reach Truck, Side Loader and Order Picker  

How long will it take?

The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 55 hours and of this 45 are recommended as guided learning hours (GLH). 

Topics covered

These include knowing how to and being able to prepare the fork lift truck for driving or manoeuvring, to operate, move or manoeuvre the fork lift truck, select, transfer and position loads using a fork lift truck and undertake post-operational checks for fork lift trucks.

Assessment method

This qualification can be assessed by a portfolio of evidence.