Counterbalance Forklift Truck Training Courses, Kent, London, UK

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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.

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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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