Combi 4 way

Multi directional/combi 4 way



The multi directional forklift truck is a “one stop” solution for applications that require handling of long or palletised loads on smooth or rough terrain.

As this trucks name suggests it has the capability of travelling forwards, backwards & side to side with its triple rotating wheels. Widely used within the timber and steel industries.


Course content

Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98

Operators Safety code

Re-fuelling and Re-charging of Gas, Electric or Diesel Multidirectional Forklift truck

Pre-use checks

Factors affecting stability

Motive and hydraulic controls of the Multidirectional Forklift truck

Manoeuvring the Forklift Truck in open and confined areas

Stacking at different levels – bulk stacks/ cantilever racking

De-stacking with various loads

Loading and unloading lorries with the Multidirectional Forklift truck


Course assessment


Theoretical assessment of 5 open and 20 multiple choice questions, which can be conducted orally where language barriers or literacy difficulties exist.

Practical Test of basic operating skills, confirming skills taught on the Forklift training course



RTITB or in-house





 Novice                                               3 – 5 days          max 3 Candidates

Experienced Operator                     2 – 3 days          max 3 Candidates

Refresher                                           1 Day                  Max 3 Candidates

Conversion                                          2 Days                Max 3 Candidates