Order Pickers

The Following are the Categories of Order Pickers

  • E1 - Rider - Electric    Medium lift up to and including 2.5 meters 
  • E2 - Rider -Electric    High lift over 2.5 meters

Please note:

  • A2 - Low Level Order Pickers can be found under the Pallet Trucks tab


The types of courses available are:-

  • Novice Operator:  A person with little or no experience of driving a fork lift truck 
  • Experienced Operator:  A person who uses the fork lift regularly but has never undertaken a formal course and test.
  • Conversion:  A person who is certificated on one category of truck but needs to drive a different category. (An Operator cannot convert from a pedestrian operated truck to a rider operated truck)
  • Refresher Re-test:  A person who holds a certificate to operate the truck but needs their skills updating in accordance with HSE guidelines 


The course lengths below show the minimum time it will take to become a competent operator - course lengths may vary from those shown depending on the skill levels and competence of the operator.

Rider Operated Truck



Category(s)         Course Type              No. of Candidates   Course Length
E1 & E2     Novice 2 or 3 3 Days
E1 & E2     Novice 1 2 Days
E1 & E2     Experienced 2 or 3 2 Days
E1 & E2     Experienced 1 1 Day
E1 & E2     Refresher re-test 1, 2 or 3 1 Day
E1 & E2     Conversion to 1, 2 or 3 1 Day



Medium lift order pickers course syllabus (22kb)