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Counter Balance Forklift 

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.

Novice - 5 Days

This five day course is designed for individuals with very little or no experience in operating counterbalance forklift trucks. The course combines both theory and practical elements and covers all aspects of basic operation as well as health and safety considerations. Candidates who successfully complete the course will receive a RTITB Certificate of Training and registration on the NORS database which is valid for 3 years.

Experienced - 3 Days

This course is designed for individuals who have some experience in operating counterbalance forklift trucks but have not yet had formal RTITB Forklift Training. The course includes both theory and practical training and assessment covering basic skills and health and safety considerations. Candidates who successfully complete the course will receive a RTITB Certificate of Training and registration on the NORS database which is valid for 3 years.

Refresher - 1 Day

Our one-day refresher course is designed for operators who have already completed formal training and have a R.T.I.T.B certification or equivalent. This course comprises both theory and practical elements and candidates who successfully complete the course will receive a RTITB Certificate of Training and registration on the NORS database which is valid for 3 years.

These courses will cover:

  • Relevant legislation

  • What are the Hazards

  • Duty of care

  • Risk assessments and safe system of work

  • Understanding the equipment used and identify the key components

  • Risk of electrocution

  • Vibration

  • Marking system and tool specifications

  • Safety checks before use

  • Correct PPE

  • Storage of equipment

  • Practical assessment

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