Counterbalance Fork Lift Truck

Syllabus | Duration | Instructor Machinery Ratio | Attachment Training

The Counterbalance Fork Lift Truck Training Course (diesel, gas or electric) ensures the course candidate establishes a good level of theory knowledge and practical skills.

The course covers safe use of fork trucks and the dangers if used incorrectly as well as high to low racking and stacking work duties.



The basic course syllabus includes...

Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and ACOPS

Operatives Responsibilities and PPE

Area Hazards and Risk Assessment

Principles of Stability

Rated Capacity and Safe Working Loads

Pre-start Checks and Controls

Manoeuvring - Stop and Start – Steering

Lifting & Lowering – Stacking and De-stacking

Attachments and their purpose

High-eye and Low-level Stacking – Work Procedures

Pre Use Check Assessment

Practical Assessment

Theory Test

Course closing summary



As with all our courses, we will adapt the course to suit the experience and number of candidates on the course, which may affect the duration.

Refresher Course: 1 day

Semi Experienced Course: 3 days

Novice Operative Course: 5 days


Instructor Machinery Ratio

This course has an instructor – trainee – machinery ratio of...

3 x Trainees

1 x Instructor

1 x Counterbalance Fork Lift Truck


Attachment Training

We also offer attachment training for the Industrial Counter Balance Fork Lift Truck and all plant machinery types, please contact us for further details...

Manual Handling


Reel Clamp

Bail Clamp

Work Cage


Side Shift

Carpet Boom


Slinging Techniques

Snow Plough

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