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EDI UAE Driving License Course for Light Forklift | Heavy Fork Lift
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The Light Forklifts course prepares a student for the RTA Road Test, enabling students to get a Dubai Driving License category 7. Students completing this course and passing the RTA Road Tests are licensed to drive light forklifts. The course offers an introduction to the different types of forklifts. Detailed lessons on engine and loading capacity, the different types of levers along with their controls and how to operate in different working areas and in various weather conditions as well as a 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. Light Forklifts criteria- Weight should be less than 7 tons.

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For any student

Important: RTA has introduced commercial driver permits & commercial driver medical testing which is mandatory for commercial drivers. A medical fitness examination is required to be done from any of the RTA approved medical centre as shown in the table below.



DHA-Medical fitness services

04 – 5022621

Canadian specialist hospital

04- 7072222

DM Healthcare LLC

04- 4546001

Gulf healthcare international


Iranian hospital Dubai


Prime health care group LLC


Zulekha hospital


The license is issued only after passing all RTA tests & requirements & a commercial driving permit is required to be obtained at the cost of AED 110.

Please note:
* Incase you are not having a Dubai Residence Visa but possess a Visa from any other Emirate you can still register with EDI
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Each class is of 25 minutes duration
(AED 60/ class)
(AED 65/ class)

VIP Course

(AED 205/class)

40 Classes – Beginner 2400 2600 8200
Additional Lessons 60 65 205

Other Charges

Particulars Price
Eye Test 100
RTA Admission Fees + Learning Permit fees + RTA book 450
EDI Admission Fees 500
2 lectures free
Knowledge Test 300
Assessment Test 200
Road Test / VIP 300 / 500
License Issue (All Courses) / VIP 260 /  300
Transportation (Dubai / Sharjah/ Jebel Ali & Ajman) 0
Transportation (Fridays) (optional) 0

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Training Preferences
These students can choose their training to be either Regular or Friday


3 Days every week
(2 classes every alternate day = 1 hour of training)
Sat - Mon - Wed Sun – Tue - Thur

Students can take their training only on Friday ( 4 classes every Friday = 1 Hour 40 minutes of training).Light Forklift Training Course can be taken from EDI Head Office in Quasis and AL Quoz (Location map Location map ). For Training chosen to take at the Head Office student needs to come to the Head Office himself or can use the EDI Transport Service at an additional charge.

Training Timings

  • Training Timings at EDI Head Office, Al Quasis and Branches
  • The training timings are from 06:30am to 10:40pm with timely breaks during the day.
  • We also have training Classes on Friday from 07:30am to 4:00pm with breaks in between the classes.
  • All forklifts are provided by the Institute.

Light Forklift - Weekdays

Saturday to Thursday

Batch Class I Class II
Morning Batch
Batch I 07:30 to 07:55 07:55 to 08:20
Batch II 08:20 to 08:45 08:45 to 09:10
5 Minutes Break
Batch III 09:15 to 09:40

09:40 to 10:05

Batch IV 10:05 to 10:30 10:30 to 10:55
5 MInutes Break
Batch V 11:00 to 11:50 11:25 to 11:50
Batch VI 11:50 to 12:15 12:15 to 12:40
5 Minutes Break
Batch VII 12:45 to 01:10 01:10 to 01:35
Batch VIII 01:35 to 02:00 02:00 to 02:25
Afternoon Batch
Batch IX 03:30 to 03:55 03:55 to 04:20
Batch X 04:30 to 04:55 04:55 to 05:20

Light Forklift - Friday

Batch Class I Class II
Morning & Afternoon Batches
Batch I 07:30 to 07:55
08:20 to 08:45
07:55 to 08:20
08:45 to 09:10
15 Minutes Break
Batch II 09:25 to 09:50
10:15 to 10:40
09:50 to 10:15
10:40 to 11:05
Afternoon Batch
Batch III 02:00 to 02:25
02:50 to 03:15
02:25 to 02:50
03:15 to 03:40
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For Registration do any of the following steps

  • Walk in to the EDI Head Office, at Al Qusais, Dubai
  • Walk into any of the View Branches60 Branches in Dubai and Ajman
  • Register Online

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Procedure to Register

  • Student File will be opened in our in-house RTA Branch by getting the RTA Traffic Department form typed in Arabic.
  • Eye Test will be done at our in - house Eye testing facility for AED 100. (Receipt will be attached with the RTA Traffic Department Form.
  • RTA Learning Permit is issued on payment of RTA Admission Fees.  EDI admission fees will also be charged.
  • Student can then pay by choosing his preference of training structure, along with lecture fees and if required transportation fees and makes a minimum advance payment for registration of AED 500.
  • On registering the student will receive the EDI Student Folder consisting of Driving Manual, Signal Card, Learn Driving DVD, Lecture Schedule Booklet, EDI Trainee Rights and Responsibilities.

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Lectures for Light Forklift

All students who register for Light Forklift Training Course need to take 3 lectures from EDI. These lectures are conducted on weekdays as well as Fridays. We offer these lectures in different languages such as English/Hindi/Urdu and Arabic at different locations across Dubai such as EDI Head Office (Al Quasis), AL Quoz, Al Aweer, Al Raffa and Satwa .

Please note that all students have to bring their Registration Card (MDT), RTA Training Book and Learning Permit for the lectures atendance.

Timetable Download lecture time table for each location

  • Lecture 1 : Traffic signs, signals and road markings
  • Lecture 2 : The Driving Test Checklist
  • Lecture 3 : Final Lecture

Rules of Attendance

  • Please ensure all compulsory lectures are attended before you appear for your Road Test.
  • Please ensure you have attended the Lecture 2 (Traffic Signs, Signals and Road Markings) before your signal test.
  • Please ensure you have attended the Lecture No. 3 before your assessment test.

Joining Instructions with Terms and Conditions
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Trainee Rights & Responsibilities
EDI Trainee Rights & Responsibilities Download EDI Trainee Rights & Responsibilities

  • Obtain your RTA learners permit prior to your first lesson and carry it with you throughout the training period. Renew the permit once it expires.
  • Attend your first and all subsequent lessons and tests with necessary lenses/ glasses.
  • Not to be absent from classes without informing the concerned reception staff 48 hours before the class time or you will be charged for the classes.
  • Ensure proper payments for training and tests are made on time to avoid unnecessary problems.
Test Details Expand / Collapse
Name of Test Test Location Taken by When
Knowledge Test Qusais & Al Quoz RTA
  • For Beginner students registered for 40 classes; after 15th – 16th classes
Assessment Test Qusais & Al Quoz EDI
  • For Beginner students registered for 40 classes;  After 36th class
Road Test Qusais & Al Quoz RTA On completing the registered number of classes and above test if required.



Special Referral Form Download – Referral Scheme Form

  • All Categories: If any student (past or existing) refers another student for any training course he receives AED 100 from EDI.


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