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Counterbalance Forklift Training - Novice
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Novice Counterbalance Forklift Training is the ideal course for individuals or companies with their first Forklift Trucks with no previous experience

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Counterbalance Forklift Training Overview

Our RTITB Forklift Truck Operator Course – Novice (Counterbalance Forklift Training) delivers a minimum of 32.5 hours of instruction and is designed to instruct up to a maximum of 3 delegates, providing the skills needed to operate the fork lift truck safely and efficiently, carry out a pre-use inspection & recall and explain the causes of truck and load instability.

This course is for operators with little or no previous experience using a counterbalance forklift truck – the RTITB course complies with the standards set in accordance with the HSE Code of Practice L117. This also enables successful operators to use any counterbalance forklift up to a 5000 kg lifting capacity (with authorisation) anywhere in the UK.

The Novice Counterbalance forklift training course consists of a classroom lecture, DVD presentation, written assessment, practical training and assessment. 5-DAY Course.

Counterbalance Forklift Training - Novice

5-Day Course Breakdown

Day 1

09:00 - 10:00

Introduce course objectives and basic principles

 

10:15-12:00

Rated capacity, film discussion, safety code, pre-shift check

 

12:00-13:00

LUNCH

 

13:00-15:00

Introduce truck, accelerate, decelerate

 

15:15-17:00

Basic driving, driving open area, simple turning

Day 2

09:00 - 10:00

Pre-shift check, hydraulics, basic driving controls

 

10:15-12:00

Basic driving, simple courses, manoeuvers

 

12:00-13:00

LUNCH

 

13:00-15:00

Hydraulics, mast control, driving, picking empty pallets

 

15:15-17:00

Pick up loads and manoeuvers around simple course

Day 3

09:00 - 10:00

Pre-shift check, pick up loads

 

10:15-12:00

Pick up loads and manoeuvers through confined areas

 

12:00-13:00

LUNCH

 

13:00-15:00

Pick up loads and manoeuvers through confined areas

 

15:15-17:00

Stacking and de-stacking at various heights

Day 4

09:00 - 10:00

Pre-shift check, stacking and de-stacking

 

10:15-12:00

Stacking and de-stacking various sizes and types of loads

 

12:00-13:00

LUNCH

 

13:00-15:00

Stacking and de-stacking various sizes and types of loads

 

15:15-17:00

Loading and un-loading vehicles, theory test

Day 5

09:00 - 10:00

Pre-shift check, further practice

 

10:15-12:00

Further practice, vehicle loading, inclines and ramps

 

12:00-13:00

LUNCH

 

13:00-15:00

Test course preparation, practical test, final discussion and close

COUNTERBALANCE FORKLIFT TRAINING VIDEOS

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Stacking Reach Truck

Stacking at Eye Level

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