Heavy & Light Forklift

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Heavy & Light Forklift

The Light Forklift and Heavy Forklift driving license course prepares the students for the RTA Road Test and enables them to get the Dubai Driving License. Students who complete this course and pass the RTA Road Tests are licensed to drive light forklifts and Heavy forklifts. Minimum age requirement for light forklift course is 20 years.

The course offers an introduction to different types of forklifts. Detailed lessons on engine and loading capacity, the different types of levers along with their controls , how to operate in different working areas and in various weather conditions , focus on how to reduce maintenance expenses, increase efficiency, reduce accidents and improve operating skills, form part of the course. Students are taught in detail about load control and how to load various kinds of materials: at which angle will the load be adjustable.


Instructions and Information

  • The minimum age to obtain heavy and light forklift license is 20 years.
  • Minimum 20 hours practical training for light and heavy Forklift.
  • Light Forklifts criterion- Weight is less than 2.5 tons.
  • Heavy forklifts criterion- weight is more than 2.5 tons.

Documents Required: - Dubai VISA- Company Sponsor

  • Original Emirates ID with copy
  • No Objection Letter (w/ Stamp & Signature)
  • Eye test (available in Al Quoz – Head Office)
  • Original Country License with copy (if available)

Document Required: Dubai VISA - Other Sponsor

  • Original Emirates ID with copy
  • No Objection Letter from sponsor
  • Eye test (available in Al Quoz – Head Office)
  • Original Country License with copy (if available)

Document Required - Other Emirates (under company Sponsorship)

  • NOC from Sponsor in Dubai Branch - (mentioning you are working in Dubai Branch (w/ Stamp & Signature) Mentioning the required category)
  • Company's Trade License copy - (Dubai Branch & as per
    Visa residency, under the same sponsor's name)
  • Original Emirates ID with copy
  • Eye test (available in Al Quoz – Head Office)
  • Original Country License (if available)

Document Required for UAE and GCC Nationals

  •  Original Emirates ID and copy
  • Eye test (available in Head Office Al Quoz)

FEES FOR LIGHT FORKLIFT

Light Forklift Regular Friday Shifting
20 hours training 2000 2200 2400

RTA and al ahli charges 20Hrs
RTA AND AL AHLI OPENING TRAINIG FEE 620
LEARNING PERMIT 220
DRIVERS HANDBOOK 70
SIGNAL TEST 260
ROAD TEST 330
DRIVING LICENSE ISSUANCE 420
EYE TEST 120
THEORY TRAINING SESSIONS 320
ASSESSMENT TEST 100
TOTAL CHARGES 2460

FEES FOR HEAVY FORKLIFT

HEAVY Forklift Regular Friday Shifting
20 hours training 3200 4400 4400

RTA and al ahli charges 20Hrs
RTA AND AL AHLI OPENING TRAINIG FEE 620
LEARNING PERMIT 220
DRIVERS HANDBOOK 70
SIGNAL TEST 260
ROAD TEST 330
DRIVING LICENSE ISSUANCE 420
EYE TEST 120
THEORY TRAINING SESSIONS 320
ASSESSMENT TEST 100
TOTAL CHARGES 2460

Theoretical lectures

All students who register for Light Forklift Training Course need to take 1 lecture from Al Ahli Driving Center. These lectures are conducted on weekdays. We offer these lectures in different languages such as English/Hindi/Urdu and Arabic at Head Office Al Quoz.
After students obtain the Learning permit they have to attend the signal lecture.

There are total 3 different tests to pass to get driving license.

Name of the test Test location Take by When
Sign Test Head Office,Al Quoz RTA After attending all the lectures.
Assessment Test Head Office,Al Quoz ADC After passing Knowledge test and completing all practical training.
RTA Practical test Head Office,Al Quoz RTA After passing knowledge test, Assessment test and completing all practical training.

Practical Training

Practical training consists of 20 hours practical training.

Phases of practical training Subject
Command and control Training procedure (within the perimeter of the Institute) and consists of 20 hours practical training
Rotation and turning
Back to maneuver behind
Identify the traffic signals and landlines, controls and commitments traffic
Loading and unloading

Practical training during the week

Days Type Times
Saturday – Thursday Mechanical vehicle (light – heavy) 8:30 am to 1:30 pm
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fridays 7:00 am to 12:00 pm
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm