Counterbalance Forklift Truck – 5 Day Novice Course

Course Information

This course is aimed at novice fork lift truck drivers who have no formal training on the machine and require full training 


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Forklift Truck Training

Counterbalance Forklift Truck – 5 Day Novice Course Training Course


5 Days

Number of People / Cost

If you need more or less than 3 trained please give us a call on 0333 323 2022 so we can arrange it for you.

Course Overview

The Forklift Truck Five-Day training course is designed to train a maximum of 3 delegates per one instructor.

The course covers the following:

  • Operators safety code
  • Principals of lifting
  • Battery care
  • Stability factors
  • Principals of the fork truck
  • Steering operations (forward and reverse) & (confined areas)
  • Picking up, setting down, transporting pallets / loads
  • Stacking and de-stacking loads at various heights
  • Daily maintenance checks

How long is the course?

The Novice Forklift Trucks is a Five-Day training course for 3 people, if you have 1 or 2 please call as the length varies depending on the amount of delegate. Should the course be interrupted by a non-working day, then it commences on the next working day. We usually start the course at 8am however we can start as late as 10am if needed. each days training is 6.5 hours long.


What is included?

  • Candidates will be required to bring with them their PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).
  • The course can be accredited by RTITB.


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