Lift Truck Electrical Charger Connection and Isolation

Event Date(s)

31st October 2024

Event Time:

9:00 am

Event Location:

SMB College - Stephenson Campus

Must have successfully completed: “Working on High Voltage MHE”
This course will cover the relevant regulations and working practices to enable engineers to safely isolate, connect and disconnect a charger to an existing fixed installation supplied by the user relating to battery powered lift trucks.
The learner will be competent in the following:

  • Electrical safety awareness and precautions
  • Electrical safe isolation procedures
  • Basic three-phase and single-phase wiring
  • Use of earth protective conductors
  • Cable sizing, overload and short circuit protection
  • Correct cable types and their application
  • Operation of an RCD and testing
  • Common electrical terminology and symbols
  • Basic wiring and operation of chargers
  • Practical wiring and connection of chargers
  • Interpret circuit wiring diagrams
  • Testing and verifying the connection and the cable between the fixed installation and charger

Testing to include:

  • Dead testing – verifying any new or existing cable, connections, or charger repairs are free from short circuits or earth faults prior being energised.
  • Testing procedure to prove safe isolation before any work commences
  • Testing procedures if live!

Knowledge assessment to be completed
Certificate of competence to be issued
Revalidation required every 5 years – ID card issued

Duration : One day

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Event Location:

  • SMB College - Stephenson Campus
  • Thornborough Road
  • Coalville
  • LE67 3TN
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