If you have found a job as a Fork Lift Truck Operator that you want to apply for then you will already be qualified and have an applicable licence to be able to operate a Fork Lift Truck.
As a Forklift Truck operator, you will work in a warehouse or distribution centre setting unloading and loading from deliveries and putting the items into the correct locations or as close by so that they can be put away securely.
You will probably be given the training to be a forklift operator. You must complete the training with a passing point in order to operate a forklift. Previous experience is always an advantage however employers are still welcome inexperienced job seekers to apply for the jobs as training are provided.
Starting salaries for forklift operators are around £15,000 to £18,000 a year. With Experience, your earnings can rise up to between £19,000 to £24,000 a year. Other extra earnings are also possible including bonuses, night work allowances etc.
If you are ready to apply for a role as a Forklift Truck operator then please see the below covering letter which you can use as an example:
Forklift Truck Operator Cover Letter
Mr. A. Employee
1, My House
Mrs. A. Manager
Application for the role of Forklift Truck Operator
I would like to apply for the role of Forklift Truck Operator which you have got advertised in (where) and (when).
I have been working on a Forklift Truck since (when) and I have gained my forklift truck licence (accreditation) (when – provide any details you can here).
I enjoy working on a forklift truck. I have an excellent understanding of the health and safety and the procedures that need to be followed in a warehouse setting and the dangers that can be caused when using a forklift truck.
I am a responsible and mature person who enjoys working in a responsible role such as a forklift truck. I enjoy the atmosphere and the fast paced environment of a busy warehouse and feel that having worked in this setting for (how long) that I understand it and pick up new ways quickly.
I have enclosed my CV with this letter. If you have any questions about my skills, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Thank you for taking the time to read my letter and CV. I look forward to hearing from you.
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