Technical Skills / Lift Truck and Mechanical Handling

Counterbalance Experienced

PET002143

Building on practical experience to a nationally recognised standard

Course overview

For operators who already have 6 months experience or more in operating Counterbalance Lift Trucks, this course builds on that practical experience, providing the knowledge and legislative context for operating equipment in compliance with regulations and best practice.

  • 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

Course benefits

Qualified staff are refreshed in best practice reducing the potential for accidents or incidents. Operators are updated in changing legislative requirements to promote continued compliance. Competence in the correct loading, unloading, stacking and de-stacking procedures is maintained.

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Date: 22 Nov 2021 Location: Portsmouth Duration: 2 days Availability: Spaces Member Price: £613.00 (Fees + VAT) Non-Member Price: £722.00 (Fees + VAT)
Date: 4 Jul 2022 Location: Portsmouth Duration: 2 days Availability: Spaces Member Price: £613.00 (Fees + VAT) Non-Member Price: £722.00 (Fees + VAT)

Assessment & accreditation

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

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