Counterbalance Forklift – Novice
Gain the essential skills and certification that is required to operate a Counterbalance.
Is This The Training For You?
This course is for forklift operators just beginning their career in the Transport, Warehousing or Logistics sector. This course is targeted towards beginners to give them the essential skills and certification that is required to operate a Counterbalance. A Counterbalance forklift is designed to pick it up and move heavy loads from a close distance in both indoor and outdoor environments. The weight of the load at the front is balanced out by the counterweight in the rear. This course will teach trainees everything they need to know to prevent accidents in the workplace, reduce the likelihood of damaging goods, and improve their driver skills and techniques. Trainees will avail of practical experience in ISM’s purpose-built Forklift Training Centre fully equipped with the latest Counterbalance trucks under the guidance of RTITB qualified instructors.
Topics covered include:
- Understanding the legislation
- Pre-use inspection, maintenance and safe operation of forklifts
- Recognising hazards and dangers in the workplace