Counterbalance forklift trucks are the most common type of forklift truck, and the type most people instinctively think of when thinking of a forklift. They can be used for a very wide range of applications as they can be operated indoors as well as outdoors and are used in many industries from warehousing to Fabrication.

38178478 man driving a forklift through a warehouse in a factory Counterbalance Training

  • Introduction & Aims
  • The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
  • The Provision & Use of Work Equipment Reg 1998 (PUWER)
  • The Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regs 1998 (LOLER)
  • Forklift truck stability and instability
  • Operator’s safety Video
  • Pre-Use Checks & Maintenance of the forklift truck
  • Refueling procedures / Battery charging procedures

  • Introduction to the forklift and use of controls
  • Safe Operating Methods, Hazards & Manoeuvring
  • Safe Operating in confined spaces
  • Stacking and de-stacking in Industrial Racking
  • Bulk Stacking & Lorry Loading
  • Theory Test
  • Practical Assessment
  • Course Evaluation

Awarding Body:

RTITB

Course Price:

Price On Application

Candidate Benefits:

Candidates can be entered onto the RTITB (National Operators Registration Scheme) for a period of 3 years

Course Location:

Eastleigh Hampshire or Client Premises (Nationwide)

Machine Sizes:

Up to 5 tonne & Above 5 tonne

Novice Operators
A fully comprehensive course aimed at people who have had no previous experience with industrial trucks.

Novice Course Length

1 Novice Candidate
2 Novice Candidates
3 Novice Candidates

3 Days
4 Days
5 Days

Experienced Operators
A course tailored to those with experience in driving trucks however do not have official qualifications.

Experienced Course Length

1 Experienced Candidate
2 Experienced Candidates
3 Experienced Candidates

2 Days
3 Days
3 Days

Refresher Operators
A short course designed for those that already have completed formal counterbalance truck training courses.

Refresher Course Length

1 Refresher Candidate
2 Refresher Candidates
3 Refresher Candidates

1 Day
1 Day
1 Day

Conversion Operators
Conversion training is provided where there is a variation to the configuration of the controls and functions from the truck types used by the operator.

Conversion Course Length

1 Conversion Candidate
2 Conversion Candidates
3 Conversion Candidates

1 Day
2 Days
2 Days

Specific Job Training and or Familiarisation Training

We can provide either specific job training or familiarisation training the duration and cost will depend on the particular company or individuals requirements

large cb Counterbalance Training

The Large Counterbalance

The Large Counterbalance forklift truck is as versatile as a smaller counterbalance but it is used for picking up and moving much larger and heavier loads it has a very wide range of applications as it can be operated indoors as well as outdoors it is used in many industries from working with timber to moving freight containers

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