Course Aims

This course is designed to train and assess operators in the safe operation of a counterbalance lift truck.

Those attending will gain insight and knowledge on the safe use of Rider-operated Lift Trucks.
By the end of the course, candidates will be able to identify main components of the Lift Truck, operate the machine safely to a high standard in the working environment and understand current Legislation.

RTITB Counterbalanced Lift Truck - Experienced

Who Attends

Experienced operators who have been using the forklift on a regular basis (minimum of 6 months continued use) and have therefore a good working knowledge of the machine but have never had any formal training or certification.   This is also used by candidates who have been trained previously but are unable to provide evidence of this training and for any candidate who was trained and holds a non-UK certificate.  Candidates will be required to undergo an Instructor Assessment and fill in our Assessment Questionnaire to ensure they quality for the Experienced but Untrained course. If an instructor deems the candidate does not have the necessary experience they may be referred for a novice course and will be unable to continue.

Course Content

• The hazards associated with lift truck operations
• The precautions to be taken
• Up to date knowledge of current Legislation

Teaching Methods
Teaching is carried out both in a classroom environment teaching theory and within a simulated working environment with candidates using the plant machinery and practically applying the theory.

Assessment Methods
RTITB Theory & Practical Testing takes place on the last day of the course.

Course Duration

This is a 3 Day course which includes training and testing.

Maximum Candidates

Maximum attendees: 3 Candidates.

Qualifications Obtained

RTITB B1 Licence. We also can offer other ABA codes at your premises.

Additional Information

*PLEASE NOTE* all online bookings are provisional until confirmed with you by our training team.

Arrange your course with Sibbald

If pre-scheduled dates are not listed on this page, or if the dates published do not fit your requirement, please contact us as arrangements can be made to suit your needs. 

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