Forklift course – Heftruck

Heftruck is the Dutch term for a lift truck. However, we are used to the popular name forklift.
These are very popular vehicles that, thanks to their characteristics, have found applications in industry, commerce, logistics and manufacturing.

Forklift training will provide you with the required knowledge and skills to safely operate these vehicles.
If you are looking for forklift training in the Netherlands, contact Bonapi staff or sign up for your next course through our website.

Our training takes only 1 day. On the same day you receive theoretical and practical training, as well as pass the exam.
You can combine the forklift training with training for reach truck and EPTs

The price/cost of the forklift course includes:

  • training (theoretical and practical part)
  • exam
  • certificate
  • card
  • hot meals, drinks
  • and a pleasant atmosphere

Course programme:

  • Legislation.
  • LMRA (Last Minute Risk Analysis).
  • Types, construction and purpose of forklift trucks.
  • Forklift truck propulsion and use (electric, diesel).
  • Driver responsibilities when operating forklifts before and after work.
  • Forklift truck operation.
  • Loading knowledge (types of pallets, ways of palletising goods).
  • Learning how to drive, lift, carry and manoeuvre a load.
  • Working on the warehouse rack, stacking and storing pallets.
  • News on service and technical supervision.

The forklift course takes 1 day and is divided into 4 segments:

  • Theoretical part
  • Theoretical examination
  • Practical part
  • Practical exam

Each trainee must be at least 18 years old and have a valid identity document (identity card or passport).
Note: A driving licence is not a valid identity document.

The forklift course is conducted in languages:

  • English
  • Romanian
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • German
  • Dutch

Trainings takes place at our location
Wattweg 39
3208KH Spijkenisse
Link to location on map: HOW TO GET THERE?

For the convenience of our trainees, the Bonapi Training Center has prepared teaching facilities with well equipped lecture rooms, a practical training area and a large hall.

Forklift licenses

Successful completion of the forklift exam entitles you to receive Dutch authorizations to drive these vehicles. Heftruck authorizations issued at Bonapi are recognized throughout the Netherlands. Depending on the company’s internal rules, they can also be used in Belgium and Germany.

Forklift authorizations are valid for 5 years. Before they expire, make an appointment to renew your forklift authorizations.

Forklift course in English

You can take the forklift (heftruck) course and exam in several languages.

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