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Counterbalance
Training

Practical training courses run from your workplace, available nationwide

CounterBalance training course

Rider Counterbalance Trucks
B1 up to 5000kg
B2 5001kg to 15000kg
B3 15001kg+
B4 Rider electric stand on counterbalance
J1 Rough terrain masted lift trucks

Operator Experience

Course Duration

Delegates

Delegates

Novice

5 days

3 Maximum

Experienced 

3 days

3 Maximum

Refresher

1 day

3 Maximum

Conversion

1 or 2 Days (dependent on truck type)

3 Maximum

Pedestrian Counterbalance
A3 Pedestrian electric fork lift truck

Operator Experience

Course Duration

Delegates

Delegates

Novice

5 days

3 Maximum

Experienced 

3 days

3 Maximum

Refresher

1 day

3 Maximum

Conversion

1 or 2 Days (dependent on truck type)

3 Maximum

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Counterbalance practical training course

  • Practical test
  • Theoretical test
  • Rated capacity & load centres
  • Loading and off loading
  • Operator safety and observation
  • Health & safety at work act 1974
  • Course introduction and induction
  • Driving within simulated working conditions
  • Stacking & de-stacking – load handling skills
  • Pre-Shift checks & test
  • Approved code of practice
  • Defect reporting procedures
  • Provision & use of work equipment regulations 1998.
  • Lifting operations and lifting equipment regulations 1998
  • Lift Truck stability – engineering principles and weight assessment
  • Refuelling and recharging procedures including battery handling

Awarding Body

  • Association of Industrial Truck trainer (AITT)
  • British register of Industrial truck trainers and operators (BRITTOp)
  • Member of British Safety Council

Training locations

Our practical training courses can be carried out from your workplace or from our fully equipped training centre in Windsor, Berkshire. 

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Working hours​

Mon-Fri, 9am until 6pm