Counterbalance Forklift Truck Course

Who is this course for?

  • Those required to use an industrial counterbalance forklift truck
  • Those who would like their skills to be verified with certification

What are the course objectives?

  • Identify the basic construction and components of the machine and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges
  • Identify and comply with the manufacturer’s instructions in accordance with the operators handbook and other information sources i.e. rating plates and applicable regulations
  • Carry out all pre-use and running checks
  • Configure the forklift for travel
  • Manoeuvre the forklift both with and without a load
  • Lift various loads within the full working range of the forklift
  • Ensure load integrity and security
  • Transport loads safely
  • Place and retrieve loads accurately at various places
  • Place and retrieve loads from a vehicle bed or trailer
  • Keep within in safe working parameters
  • Place the forklift in an put-of-service condition
  • Explaining the loading and unloading procedure on and off a transporter

How long is the course?

Five days – Novice operators
Three days – Semi-novice operators
Two days – Experienced operators
One day – Refresher certification

What qualification does it give?

  • Lantra Awards Certificate
  • National Plant Operators Registration Scheme Certificate

How much does it cost?

The price of this course is dependent upon the length of course required and the course venue

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