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RTITB Counterbalance Lift Truck (B1) Novice Course

Course Duration: 3 - 5 Days
Dates available:
minus plus
£480per person incl. VAT
1 places available
Fully accredited courses
On-site training available
Experienced and friendly training team
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Course Duration: 3 - 5 Days (Dependent on number of delegates)

Course Detail

The RTITB Counterbalance Lift Truck (often referred to as a forklift) operator training course will give you the skills to operate the lift truck safely and efficiently, carry out a pre-use inspection, and recall and explain the causes of lift truck and load instability.

Training in Safety is important to National Safety Training Services and should be important to you, which is why we provide an essential reliable service, specialising in Centre training & national on-site. We are fully RTITB accredited and follow their guidelines for course content and duration, ensuring we work to the highest standards and in accordance with current legislation and approved codes of practice.

Novice Operators - Candidates who have had very little or no experience

Existing Operators - Candidates who have been driving trucks on a regular basis but have not received formal training or testing.

Upon completion of the course all operators will recieve a certificate that is valid for 3 years and will be fully accredited to operate a Counterbalance Lift truck of up to 5 Tonnes in a workplace with written authorisation.

  • Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
  • PUWER 98 (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 98)
  • LOLER 98 (Lifting Operations and Lift Equipment Regulations 98)
  • L117 - Rider-operated lift trucks (ACOP & Guidance)
  • Care of Batteries/Diesel/LPG trucks
  • Lifting Principals
  • Stability factors
  • Principals of counterbalance fork lift trucks
  • Steering operations - forward & reverse
  • Steering operations in confined areas
  • Pallet handling; picking up, setting down, transporting
  • Stacking and de-stacking loads at different heights (Various methods)
  • Vehicle loading & un-loading procedures
  • Daily maintenance checks
  • Satisfactory completion of Practical and Theory based assessment

All courses can be delivered at your premises throughout the UK and Northern Ireland.

The courses on the dates above will be delivered at:
National Safety Training Services
Unit 1 Bromley Street
Hull
HU2 0PQ

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