Counterbalance Forklift Course

Counterbalance Forklift 

Course Description

Counter balance forklifts occur in a range of sizes and capacities and are commonly used for the operational handling of material across a workforce environment. Our course equips you to be able to operate a counterbalance forklift confidently and safely. This course covers all the necessary maneuvering skills and operational procedures and is tailored to your level of experience.

Am I Suitable

This course is suitable for beginners wishing to gain their initial skills as a counterbalance operator as well as for those with experience wishing to refresh their knowledge.

What will I Learn

The following course covers the following areas;

  • Induction
  • Pre-use checks
  • Maneuvering skills
  • Stacking and Destacking
  • Health and safety
  • Refueling and recharging
  • Vehicle loading and off loading
  • Provisions and use of equipment regulations (1998)

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Booking a course with FTS Academy has never been simpler! If you are happy with what you see give us a call on 020 8507 2020 and we’ll answer any of your questions and book you a suitable date. See corporate bookings if you’re booking on behalf of a company for considerable discounts.

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Assessment Type

This course is both theoretically and practically assessed.


This is a 5-day course or 3 days for those with experience.

Course Satisfaction 81%
Recommend Course 86%
Quality of teaching 91%