Counterbalance Forklift Truck

The Counterbalance Forklift Truck is commonly used in industry both inside and outside of a warehouse due to its stability on rougher terrain than the Reach Truck can manage safely. Operators of the Counterbalance truck are required to hold a certificate of training which shows they have attended a training course and passed a test to a set national standard.

Durations

  • Dependant on skill level, experience and number of candidates.

How to Book

  • To book onto a Counterbalance course please call the sales team on 01964 529006 or complete our on-line contact us form

Course Venue

  • Commercial/ Private premises with access to a Counterbalance Forklift.

Through Pastel Training the Counterbalance forklift refresher or conversion course can count towards 7 Driver CPC Hours

Please complete our on-line contact us form for more details or book onto one of our open courses

Note: This course has been approved by the relevant accrediting bodies and complies with both the Health & Safety Executives Guidance HSG6 & Approved Code of Practice L117.

Pastel Training Ltd hold RTITB accreditation and are able to offer Forklift truck training at customer premises around the UK.

Course Content

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
  • Operators Safety code
  • Re-fuelling and Re-charging of Gas, Electric or Diesel Counterbalance Forklift truck
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive and hydraulic controls of the Counterbalance
  • Manoeuvring the Forklift Truck in open and confined areas
  • Stacking at different levels
  • De-stacking with laden and un-laden pallets
  • Loading and unloading lorries with the Counterbalance

Course Assessment

  • Theoretical assessment of 5 open and 20 multiple choice questions, which can be conducted orally where language barriers or literacy difficulties exist.
  • Practical Test of basic operating skills, confirming skills taught on the Forklift training course

Course Certification:

  • RTITB accredited certificate and credit card style photo ID card - no extra charge

All prices are subject to vat

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