Forklift (basic training)
The 2-day practical training Working Safely with the Forklift is intended for
people who occasionally or regularly drive a forklift and have not previously
obtained a forklift license. During this training, participants learn how they
can safely and efficiently work with a forklift. The training can be concluded
with either an SSVV Training Guide (SOG) or SAIO exam.
Note: To participate in SSVV Training Guide (SOG) exams, participants must be
in possession of a valid certificate Basic Safety VCA or VOL VCA.
This training consists of a theoretical and practical part:
- Practical and safe handling of the forklift truck: tools,
inspections and maintenance, capabilities and strengths of the
- Safety regulations regarding use, construction and design,
transport routes and stacking areas.
- Driving skills and safe transport.
- Prevention of accidents and injury.
- Recognizing hazardous defects.
The Open Enrollment Training consists of 2 days of instruction from 08.00 to
16.00 hours for groups of an avarage of 8 participants. Both the theoretical and the practical
part will be completed with a test. For groups and in-company training, the course and
times (evenings and weekends are also possible) can be adjusted.
With sufficient result, the participant receives a SAIO or SSVV
Training Guide (SOG) Working Safely with the Forklift
certificate. These certificates are valid for 5 years.
The SSVV Training Guide (SOG) and SAIO exams Working
Safely with the Forklift are available in all
European languages. For languages other
than Dutch we are happy to make you a tailored
Due to the SSVV criteria, practical exams are usually conducted at SAIO. Our fully equipped training center optimally
complies with the requirements of the SSVV. The training can also be provided at your location if this meets the
standard of the SSVV.
Requirements for participation
The minimum age to obtain the SAIO certificate is 16 years. To participate in
the SSVV Training Guide exam the minimum age is 18 years and the participant
must be in possession of a valid drivers license. Also, participants in the SSVV
training guide (SOG) exam of this course must be in possession of a valid
certificate Basic Safety VCA or VOL VCA.
The price listed on the top right of this page holds for the Dutch course and
includes teaching materials, use of the practice means, the SAIO certificate and
lunch / coffee / tea. For the SSVV Training Guide Exam € 57 will be charged in
addition. All prices exclude 21% VAT.
Various training funds reimburse training costs. For potential opportunities
please contact us. We are happy to advise you.
- The schedule
of our courses can be found on the website under
- These courses
are very suitable for individual participants or small groups.
Feel free to
us if you cannot find a specific training.
- For groups
or/and in company courses we are happy to make you a customized