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Forklift Truck Licence Training Experienced Operator

(Reach or Counterbalance)

If you are currently an experienced fork lift truck operator and familiar with the characteristics of operating a counterbalance or reach truck but not had any formal training, then we can provide you with the training to help you secure a formal and nationally recognised qualification.

This course will give you a better understanding of current relevant legislation, best practice and refresh your skills and ability in the safe use of a counterbalance or reach truck.

The Northern Logistics Academy is a logistics and transport training specialist, based in the Northwest of England, delivering sector specific training and qualifications. We are RTITB accredited for the delivery of Fork Lift Truck training.

We have a dedicated team of trainers who are committed professionals working to high standards to ensure you receive the best training. Whether you are a business looking to ensure that your employers are able to safely operate a Forklift Truck or an individual looking for training that can improve your job prospects, we can help.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

This course has various delivery dates throughout the year. The course takes 3 days to complete with 7 hours of learning per day.

This course will be delivered at Northern Logistics Academy's dedicated training centre in St Helens (Langtree Street, St Helens WA9 1AR).

The course is delivered to groups depending on minimum numbers mandatory for the course. If required, we are able to set discrete dates for employers upon request.

What will I study?

  • Introduction into forklift truck stability including a safety video
  • Practical training
  • Pre-use inspection test
  • Practical basic skills test
  • Forklifts and the law
  • Operator's safety code
  • Theory test
  • Basic and advanced steering, stacking and de-stacking
  • Picking up and setting down
  • Major component identification, pre-use inspection and reporting
  • Name all main components of a Forklift Truck
  • Carrying out a pre-shift inspection check and understand the importance of such checks
  • Operating the Forklift Truck within the safety limits defined by the manufacturer.
  • Safely learn how to stack and de-stack from various heights with various loads.
  • Maneuvering a laden forklift truck in a narrow confined area

Identification

Evidence of existing certification must be produced before attending this course. On the day of the course please also bring along with you one of the following:

  • A valid passport
  • Driving license

How is it assessed?

This course is both theory and practical based assessments.

What are the course fees?

The total cost of this course is £320 per person.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Upon successful completion of this course you will be awarded an RTITB experienced operator certificate of training and a RTITB ID card which recognizes your national qualification to operate a counterbalance or reach truck.

You may also wish to broaden your skills and knowledge and gain your conversion qualification which will allow you to operate another machine.

For any further information, please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 0800 99 66 99.

Ref: Melissa Dunne

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