Operate ForkLift (OFL) – Without Class 3 License

For Whom

This course aims to provide people already working or wishing to enter the generic manufacturing industry with the skills and knowledge required to operate forklift. The Competency unit would be appropriate for people with job title such as Forklift driver.

Entry Requirement

Learners are assumed to

  • Be able to interpret work instructions and technical infor­mation.
  • WPLN 3

Course Overview

This Competency Unit specifies the skills and knowledge required by people to operate in the trade pertaining to operate forklift in the manufacturing / logistics industry in a WSQ Level 1 operation.

Course Content

Types of forklifts and their load capacities

  • Parts of forklift and their functions
  • Workplace safety and health code of practice relating to forklift practice
  • Protecting loads from damage during documentation
  • Reporting procedures if work preparation is not completed
  • Main parts of forklifts to be inspected
  • Constituents of each main part of forklift to be inspected
  • Safety precautions in inspecting forklift
  • Cargo handling symbols
  • Forklift stability
  • Operating procedures for different types of loads
  • Safety precautions in lifting potentially hazardous loads
  • Operating procedures for different types of terrains and confined spaces
  • Workplace safety and health code of practice relating to forklift operations
  • Procedures of reporting unsafe/unauthorised forklift practices
  • Procedures relating to parking of forklift
  • Handover procedures of forklift

Course Duration

  • 35 Hours Including 2 hrs Assessment

Medium of Instruction: English

Teaching Methodology: Face to face classroom teaching

Learning Environment: Our ergonomically designed classrooms are fully air-conditioned, equipped with whiteboards; audio/video equipment and free wi-fi.

Class Size: Minimum 4  Maximum  20

Key Person In charge: Monish V (Administrative Manager)

Facilitator/Learner Ratio: 1:20 for Theory Lesson & Assessment | 1:1 for Practical Lesson & Assessment (Group of 5 trainees to 1 Forklift/Trainer)

Course Attendance Minimum: 100% attendance

Assessment Advice: Theory 60% (30MCQ) Practical 100% competency based

Course Fee Inclusive of GST: S$545

Funding & Claims

    1. Skills future credit/funding available


           -All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can us their $500 SkillFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. visit the SkillsFuture Credit website (www.skillsfuture.sg/credit) to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory

Mandatory adoption of e-attendance via SingPass from 1 October 2023: As per the SSG regulation we are introducing “e-attendance via SingPass,” for participants applying for funding. To ensure a smooth process, please verify your SingPass app access before attending the course. Kindly note that manual attendance submissions will not be accepted for funding invoices. Thank you for your cooperation.

SkillsFuture Singapore Hotline: For enquiries relating to skills, training and portal issues, please contact SkillsFuture Singapore at 6785 5785

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Based on the successful completion of the course and assessment, a certificate of achievement endorsed by Eversafe Academy Ltd., will be awarded to the trainee. E-cert available.

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