Remote RTITB Novice Counterbalance Fork Lift Truck Training ABA Codes B1

Key Details

  • Available at:
    Llangefni, CIST Llangefni
  • Course type:
    Short Course
  • Study Mode:
  • Level:
  • Programme Area:
    Engineering and Power Technology
    Personal Learning Account
    Construction and the Built Environment
    Land-based Engineering
    Specialist / Other
  • Course Length:

    Complete e-truck at your pace plus;

    1 Operator 14 hrs face to face practical training (Max - 1 Operator to comply with covid 19 social distancing until further notice)

    2 operators 19 hrs face to face

    3 operators 25 hrs face to face

    Max – 3 Operators at all other times

  • Bilingual:


Course Description

For Delegates with no prior experience of operating lift trucks

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 Criteria



Learning through a mix of e-learning, classroom-based teaching and practical exercises


  • Complete online e-Truck training
  • Complete paper based theory assessment
  • Complete a pre-use check
  • Complete a practical assessment


  • 1 day Conversion to REACH truck operator
  • 1 day management of work based transport

Would you like to apply for this course?

Personal Learning Account