Fork Lift Truck (Counterbalance only, Refresher & Re-Test)

Confirmed Dates

  • TBC
Duration 1
Timetable 08.30 - 15.30 daily
Course Cost £160 Per Delegate


This course has been designed to enable the participant to use the current regulations to:

1. Recall the most important aspects of safe truck operation from previous
2. Operate a fork lift truck in accordance with the approved code of

During the course participants will learn about:

Operating fork lift trucks in simulated working conditions
Fork lift truck design and stability
Operating the truck safely
Stacking and racking systems
Working with dangerous goods


The course will end with a practical operating test and a theoretical safe working knowledge examination. The operating licence and course certificate will only be awarded to delegates who are successful in both of these elements.


Courses are conducted on our premises using a 1.4 tonne Electric truck.

This course is designed for licensed operators who require a conversion to counter balance trucks or a refresher for reasons stated in the code of practice.
Courses will be limited to a maximum of 3 delegates.

This course fully meets the requirements of the 1989 Approved Code of Practice - Rider Operated Lift Truck Operator training and is led by qualified instructors registered with the Road Transport Industry Training Board.

It is recommended that operators have a refresher course every 3 years.


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