COUNTER BALANCE

​​The  Counterbalance Lift Truck (often referred to as a forklift) operator training course will give you the skills to operate the truck safely and efficiently, carry out a pre-use inspection, and recall and explain the causes of truck and load instability.

Counterbalance trucks are the most common type of forklift in use in the UK and are the workhorse of most materials handling operations.

Training on their safe and efficient use can be delivered on all sizes and capacities from small, manoeuvrable electric 3 wheelers right through to 50,000kg capacity diesel machines.

This course covers, but is not limited to, the following areas;

  • Lift truck controls and instruments

  • Starting/moving/stopping and steering the truck

  • Operation of hydraulic controls

  • On/off ramp driving

  • Vehicle loading and unloading

  • Stacking and destacking

  • Lift truck stability                

  • The Operators safety code

REACH TRUCK

The Reach Truck Operator training course will give you the skills to operate a reach truck safely and efficiently, carry out a pre-use inspection, and recall the causes of truck and load instability.


The course covers, but is not limited to, the following areas;

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  • Lift Truck controls and instruments

  • Starting/moving/stopping and steering the truck

  • Operation of hydraulic controls

  • Battery care

  • Weight assessment

  • Handling laden and unladen pallets

  • Driving on/off ramps and inclines

  • Stacking and destacking

  • The operators’ safety code

AVAILABLE COURSES

FORKLIFT LICENCE

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