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 Industrial Masted Counterbalance Forklift - Experienced

This course is for those with extensive experience or previous qualifications of driving masted counterbalance forklift. A minimum of one or more days (depending on previous experience) course for anyone who uses, or will be using a counterbalance machine in the in their day to day activities. The course length will vary depending on the trainees previous experience and qualifications. 


Course pre requisite: 3 years operational experience and or previous qualification.

Certificating Body: Lantra or NPORS

Course Length: Depending on experience one to three days.

Course Times: 9.30 am to 4.30 pm or to suit client

Instructor: Various

Cost: 1 day course £195 + VAT per person on open course including certification

Own venue course: charged at day rate

*additional days will be charged accordingly at £150 per day per person

Venue: Clients own site.

Maximum Trainees: 3

This course will allow the trainee to be able to do the following:

  • Identify and comply with manufacturer's instructions in accordance with the Operator's handbook and other information sources i.e. load charts, and applicable regulations.
  • Identify the basic construction and components, the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.
  • Explain all relevant documentation.
  • Carry out all pre-use and running checks.
  • Configure the forklift for site and road travel.
  • Travel over differing types of terrain, including rough undulating ground  and substantial inclines, both with and without a load.
  • Manoeuvre in confined areas using forward and reverse direction, both with and without a load.
  • Set the Telescopic handler in order to lift various loads.
  • Lift and place various loads within the full working range of the handler.
  • Ensure load integrity and security.
  • Transport loads.
  • Place and retrieve loads accurately at various places.
  • Place and retrieve loads from a vehicle bed or trailer.
  • Keep within safe working parameters.
  • Place the machine in an out of service condition.
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedure on and off a transporter.

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