Course

RTITB Counterbalance Forklift Truck Operator

Duration

3-5 days (depending upon experience)

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

Counterbalance Forklift Trucks are found in a wide variety of industries including Oil & Gas, Logistics and Warehousing. They are used to pick up, transport and load materials quickly and efficiently.  The course teaches the operator all the skills and knowledge they need to be safe and productive on the job.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Whether they be brand new to Mechanical Handling Equipment, or be someone who has many years of experience, anyone who operates a Counterbalance Forklift Truck requires the correct knowledge and skills in order to operate these machines safely. They will acquire this during the RTITB training.

PROGRAMME CONTENTS

PROGRAMME CONTENTS

Course content will vary depending on which course the operator undertakes. By the end of each course however, all operators will have the required knowledge and skills to be a safe and efficient operator.

Modules included in the course are:

  • Safe operating practices and procedures (driving and use of hydraulic controls)
  • Pre-Use Inspection
  • Hazard Awareness
  • Forklift Stability
  • Legal responsibilities

 

ASSESSMENT:

25 question, multiple format assessment paper
Pre-Use Equipment Inspection Test
Practical Test

ACCREDITATION