Counter Balance training by the experts

Documentary evidence of existing certification must be produced as a prerequisite to attending this course. This course enables the successful trained operator to convert their existing forklift qualification to include the use any Counter Balance forklift up to a 5000 kg lifting capacity (with authorisation) anywhere in the UK. The Counter Balance Forklift is the most common of fork lifts in use today and are the workhorse of most materials handling operations.

The course agenda includes:

  • Introduction to the lift truck to be used
  • Pre-use inspection and take over maintenance
  • Controls and instruments
  • Weight assessment
  • Starting, moving and stopping the truck
  • Handling laden and unladen pallets
  • Operation of hydraulic controls
  • Stacking/de-stacking – free standing and in racking
  • Safety code testing
  • Practical test of basic operating skills
  • Written test of operating knowledge

Enrol today at our centre

The duration of the course is 3 days for new drivers and 1-2 days for drivers already holding forklift truck operator licence.

Successful delegates will gain a better understanding of current relevant legislation, the best practice and refresh their skills and ability in the safe use of Counter Balance fork trucks up to 5000 kg capacity in line with current approved methods and manufacturer’s instructions. Feel free to speak to a member of our team at Power Forklift Training.