Forklift Truck (counter balance)


Course Objectives


This course is designed to meet the basic training elements defined in the ACOP for industrial counter balance lift trucks. The course does not include specific job training and familiarisation training as required in the ACOP.


Training for other types of lift truck is also available on application e.g. Telescopic Handler and Reach Truck.


Course Content


Candidates will be shown theory and practical aspects covering:


Operators responsibilities

Current legislation including LOLER

Forklift truck safety policies

Operational safety code

Daily safety checks

Vehicle sympathy


Basic hydraulic system

Practice manoeuvring and stacking

Load safety requirements


Who should attend - Any operator, or person responsible for, a counter balance lift truck.


Assessment - Candidates will be assessed through written and practical assessments.


Please note: All our courses are delivered in English. All delegates must have a good understanding of written and spoken English to attend this course.


A Certificate of Training will be awarded to each successful candidate.


Guide Price Closed Course £550 per day

Duration 1-5 days (dependent on experience of operators)

Verifier Normandie Health & Safety

Validation 5 year certificate

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