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Semi Experienced Forklift Training

Find our course structure below for the Semi-Experienced (Counterbalance) Forklift Training Course

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Semi Experienced Forklift Training Course Overview

Our RTITB Semi Experienced Forklift Training Course in Counterbalance, Reach truck and flexi (bendi) delivers a minimum of 19.5 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 existing operators with some previous experience of using a counterbalance forklift truck but have not received formal training – the RTITB course complies with the standards set in accordance with the HSE Code of Practice L117, and enables successful operators to use any counterbalance forklift up to a 5000 kg lifting capacity (with authorisation) anywhere in the UK.

The Semi-Experienced forklift training counterbalance course consists of a classroom lecture, DVD presentation, written assessment, practical training and assessment.

Semi Experienced Forklift Forklift Training Course - Counterbalance

3-Day Course Breakdown

Day 1

08:30 - 10:10

Outline of course, administration, safety code and film

 

10:10-11:10

Introduction to truck, controls and instruments

 

11:10-12:50

Accelerate, moving, steering, stopping

 

12:50-13:30

LUNCH

 

13:30-15:10

Basic manoeuvers

 

15:10-17:00

Further driving practice

Day 2

08:30 - 10:10

Further driving practice

 

10:10-11:10

Lift truck stability lecture

 

11:10-12:00

Hydraulics system and use of controls

 

12:00-12:50

Driving implementing hydraulics

 

12:50-13:30

LUNCH

 

13:30-14:20

Load weight assessment

 

14:20-16:00

Load handling

 

16:00-17:00

Inspection take over, maintenance

Day 3

08:30 - 10:10

Routine inspection, takeover and maintenance, further loading practice

 

10:10-12:00

Vehicle loading and unloading

 

12:00-12:50

Load handling and unloading

 

12:50-13:30

LUNCH

 

13:30-15:10

Stacking and de-stacking

 

15:10-16:00

Associated knowledge examination

 

16:00-17:00

Pre-use check, practical test of basic operating skills

SEMI EXPERIENCED FORKLIFT TRAINING VIDEOS

VIDEOS

Stacking Reach Truck

Stacking at Eye Level

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