KH Plant Training Ltd

KH Plant Training

Scissor Lift


The aim of the scissor lift training course is to provide candidates with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to equip them to safely operate a scissor lift.

Validated by the RTITB (National Plant Operators Registration Scheme) the course involves a combination of classroom based learning and practical exercises and is suitable for experienced candidates requiring a refresher and bringing up to date with current legislation as well as novice operatives.


Upon successful completion of the course candidates will have gained practical skills and knowledge about:
  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and its implications
  • An employee’s legal duties and responsibilities Legislation, Codes of Practice and their implications
  • Controls and instrumentation
  • Limitations of use
  • Main platform times
  • Servicing and inspection
  • Machine components
  • Emergency controls
  • Tilt alarms
  • Moving and locating the scissor lift
  • Pre-start inspection and maintenance
  • The use of PPE
  • The impact of weather conditions
  • Overhead obstructions and trapping dangers
  • Spatial awareness
  • Shut-down procedures and checks


Our professional tutors are highly experienced and will guide you through this course making learning fun and enjoyable.

Upon successful completion of the course candidates will be able to operate and maintain a scissor lift and will be awarded with a RTITB card, an industry recognised award to confirm this.