COUNTER BALANCE FORKLIFT TRUCK
Counterbalance Forklift Truck Training Course
Learn how to operate a Counterbalance Forklift Truck
Counterbalance Forklift Trucks (FLT) are the most common and widely used type of forklift truck within the workplace. They are typically used in the industrial, manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution environments.
Our Counterbalance Forklift Truck training course is designed to provide the necessary knowledge, skills, and qualifications to allow a person operate a Forklift Truck (FLT) safely and effectively within the work place. The Counterbalance Forklift Truck training course is available as a Plant and Safety Certified training course, or an NPORS Accredited training course. The NPORS training course reference is Industrial Counterbalance Forklift Truck Training Course N001.
Our training courses meet the latest standards set by the Accrediting Bodies Association – Workplace Transport (ABA) and the National Plant Operator Registration Scheme (NPORS), who are advised by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
Plant and Safety are an NPORS Accredited and Approved National Training Provider. Our training courses can be delivered at your premises or at our training centre located in Lichfield – West Midlands/ Staffordshire.
Counterbalance Forklift Truck Training Course (NPORS Ref: N001)
Training Course Name:
Industrial Counterbalance Forklift Truck (FLT) Training Course (NPORS Optional – Ref: N001)
To teach the delegate how to safely operate an Industrial Counterbalance Forklift Truck within the work place.
A forklift training course covers, but is not limited to, the following areas:
- Pre-use inspections
- 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
Training Course Locations:
Customer site or Plant and Safety Training Centre (Lichfield – West Midlands/ Staffordshire)
Duration and Experience Levels
This course is available as a Novice, Refresher, and Experienced Worker Assessment training course. The duration of the training course will be 1-5 days (Depending on experience)
Upon successful completion of this training course, the learner will receive either a Plant and Safety Certified or NPORS Accredited Training Course (Depending on the learners requirements)
Frequently Asked Questions
Forklift Operators play a key role in the smooth running of business operations. Whether it be operating in warehouses, distribution centres, factories, manufacturing sites, and ports etc. Without Forklift Operators goods and deliveries would not be loaded, unloaded, moved or stored, and as result, the production of a business would slow down considerably or even stop altogether.
There is no single answer for this as the job requirements may differ from company to company. Typically speaking, a Forklift Truck Operator must have a relevant training qualification and certificate to demonstrate and evidence competency with operating a Forklift Truck safely and effectively, and in accordance with industry guidance. Understanding how a forklift truck operates and awareness of health and safety are usually key requirements.
To be able to operate a forklift, most people will say that a forklift licence is required. Technically however, there is no such thing as a forklift ‘licence’ but a lot of the time it is commonly referred to as that. In actual fact, when you are qualified you will receive a Certificate to show to your employer. Some people simply call the Certificate a Licence.
Q. What is the difference between a Forklift Truck Training Certificate and a Forklift Truck Licence?
This may come as a suprise, but there is no such thing as an official Forklift ‘Licence’. When you are successfully complete and pass your training course, you will receive a ‘Certificate’ to show to your employer. Some people simply call the Certificate a Licence.
You don’t need to hold a UK driving licence to operate a forklift truck and there is no legal requirement to do so, unless you also wish to drive the forklift on a public road.
In December 2019, the average hourly rate for a Forklift Truck Operator was £10.31 according to Indeed.co.uk. For the latest average hourly rate, then please visit the Indeed.co.uk website by clicking here.
The price you pay will be determined by type of training course that you require (i.e. Novice, Refresher, Experienced Worker Assessment). The duration of the training course will typically be 1 to 5 days, depending on your experience. This will also determine the final price for the training course.
For advice and further information on pricing, then please contact Plant and Safety. Our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
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