Counterbalance Lift Truck Training - Experienced

Training for experienced lift truck operators

Who is it for?

For operators who already have 6 months experience or more 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


Please note the duration of the training is based upon the numbers attending;

1 delegate = 2 days, 3 delegates = 3 days

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 to a nationally recognised standard.

Course Dates
Course commences;

3 October 2017
10 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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