Freelance - Manlift/Forklift Trainer

Closing date: 31/03/2024


As a Manlift/Forklift Trainer, you will be responsible for developing and delivering training programs to ensure the safe and efficient operation of manlifts and forklifts. Your primary objective is to equip operators with the necessary skills, knowledge, and safety awareness to perform their duties effectively and prevent accidents.


Training Program Development:

  • Design and develop comprehensive training programs for manlift and forklift operators, covering both theoretical and practical aspects.

  • Regularly update training materials to incorporate industry best practices, safety regulations, and equipment advancements.

Classroom Instruction:

  • Conduct engaging classroom sessions to educate operators on equipment functions, safety guidelines, and relevant regulations.

  • Utilize multimedia tools and interactive methods to enhance learning experiences.

Practical Training:

  • Organize and oversee hands-on training sessions for operators to practice safe and efficient operation of manlifts and forklifts.

  • Provide constructive feedback and coaching to improve operator skills.

Safety Procedures:

  • Emphasize and enforce safety protocols, including pre-operational checks, emergency procedures, and proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE).

  • Stay current on safety regulations and ensure training materials align with industry standards.

Certification Process:

  • Develop and implement a certification process to evaluate operator competence.

  • Conduct assessments and evaluations to determine if operators meet established performance criteria.


  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of training sessions, certifications, and performance evaluations.

  • Prepare reports summarizing training activities and participant progress.

Equipment Maintenance Awareness:

  • Include awareness training on routine equipment maintenance and inspection to ensure operators can identify and report potential issues.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Collaborate with safety officers, operations managers, and equipment manufacturers to identify areas for improvement in training programs.

  • Stay informed about advancements in manlift and forklift technology and integrate relevant updates into training.


  • Previous experience as a manlift/forklift operator.

  • Certification as a forklift trainer or equivalent qualification.

  • In-depth knowledge of manlift and forklift operations, safety regulations, and industry best practices.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills.

  • Ability to adapt training approaches to different learning styles.

  • Attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining high training standards.

  • The ability to demonstrate the proper use of manlifts and forklifts, including the physical capability to operate the equipment during training sessions.

Note: you will be required to attach the following:

Resume / CV
Educational / Employment Certifications.