Forklift driver (driving licence for industrial trucks)
As production workers or warehousers, you get important tasks in the area of logistic or service industry. Thanks to the acquisition of fork lift licence as additional qualification you can significantly enhance your chances on the job market. Very often such a driving licence is precondition for employment due to the fact that, as specified by occupational association, a fork lifter cannot be used without appropriate licence.
Following activities belong to occupational activities of forklift drivers:
- Transport and piling of goods in warehouses, factory halls, cold storage houses and on company grounds
- Loading and unloading from trucks and containers
- Maintenance of conveyors and conveying lines
- Keeping inventory or delivery lists
When you already get fork lift licence, it is valid indefinitely and entitles you to drive various vehicle models. However, the occupational associations require yearly training in order to guarantee a safe operating on a daily basis. Your employer and his company are responsible for conducting such training as well as for you to have relevant driving licence documents.