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The training is intended for Operatives/Supervisors who use Counterbalance Forklift Trucks.

Counterbalance Forklift Trucks are widely used throughout land-based and construction industry.  They can be used for a variety of different jobs, and in order that they operate efficiently and s The course will allow you to develop the skills and knowledge required in order to operate the machine safely and confidently.

Course Summary

  • Course introduction

  • Theory

  • Introduction to the truck

  • Controls and instruments

  • Operation of the hydraulic controls

  • Preparing, moving, stopping and parking the truck

  • Basic steering

  • Accurate steering

  • Confined area steering

  • Chicane

  • Fuel source

  • Pre-use inspection

  • Truck and load stability

  • Load assessment

  • Handling empty pallets

  • Handling palletised loads

  • Handling different loads

  • Vertical face and undercutting

  • Stacking – eye level

  • Stacking - high level

  • Turning in a narrow aisle

  • Industrial racking – low level

  • Industrial racking – eye level

  • Industrial racking – high level

  • Negotiating inclines and chicanes

  • Bulk stacking

  • Vehicle loading and un-loading

  • Assessment

  • Conversion Counterbalance Forklift to Reach; Reach to Counterbalance Forklift

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