Is this course right for me?

This course is for operators who already hold certification, but are due there recommended refresher. The HSE recommends that the qualification is refreshed between 3 to 5 years.

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

This course covers, but is not limited to, the following areas:

  • Lift truck controls and instruments
  • Starting/moving/stopping and steering the truck
  • Operation of hydraulic controls
  • On/off ramp driving
  • Vehicle loading and unloading
  • Stacking and destacking
  • Lift truck stability
  • The operators’ safety code

Entry requirements:

None.

Delivery:

Learning through a mix of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises.

Assessment:

  • Written assessment
  • Practical assessment

Progression:

You could choose one of the many different courses available at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai.