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Counterbalance Lift Truck Training - Experienced

Building on practical experience to a nationally recognised standard

Who is it for?

For operators who already have 6 months or more experience in operating lift trucks, this course is designed to build on that practical experience, through providing the knowledge and legislative context for operating equipment in compliance with regulations and best practice.

What will I learn?
  • Operate a lift truck in a safe and efficient manner 
  • Systematically carry out lift truck user checks
  • Carry out loading, unloading, stacking and de-stacking procedures correctly

Course Details

  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Duration: 2 to 4 days
  • Member: £578
  • Non-Member: £680

All fees subject to VAT

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Course Overview
  • Legislation and the Operators' Safety Code
  • Lift truck stability and weight assessment
  • Introduction to the lift truck:
    • Operator user checks
    • Recording the defects
  • Developing driving skills:
    • operator practice
    • start, stop and manoeuvring
    • operation of hydraulic controls
    • stack and de-stack procedures
    • stacking and de-stacking of pallets in varying conditions


Our courses are accredited by ITSSAR and/or NPORS.  To achieve a full certificate, delegates must pass all theory papers and practical assessments.

Additional Information

The duration of the training ranges from 3 to 5 consecutive days which is dependent on the numbers attending, to a maximum of three people per course.

Course Dates
Course commences;

3 October 2017

18 July 2018

Company Sponsored Option

This course is also available as a company sponsored option which is for your delegates only, this is a flexible solution and can be tailored to reflect your business needs, delivered on a date, time and place to suit you - please contact us.

Group Discounts

Take advantage of these discounts when booking this course;

5% off for 2-3 people
8% off for 4-5 people
12% off for 6 or more people

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