Industrial Forklift Training – Counterbalance and Reach Truck

Since its inception the lift truck has proven invaluable across industry, however every year thousands of people are injured and many killed by lift trucks. The majority of these accidents are avoidable, some are due to the lack of training of operators and some are due to operator error. Companies operating lift trucks should ensure that they are complying with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and guide – lines laid down in the approved code of practice.

The aim of providing training is to help you understand the safety rules that apply to lift trucks and increase both your proficiency and productivity whilst reducing the risk of accidents. Remember that accidents do not just happen, they are caused. Proper selection of personnel who are to operate lift trucks followed by the correct training (Basic, Job Specific and Familiarisation) prior to work being undertaken is crucial.

It is very important that any commercial training is undertaken by an ACCREDITED organisation/trainer.

HL Training Services are fully accredited by ITSSAR. Due to the vast number of different trucks it is important that the candidate reads and fully understands the manufacturer’s safe working handbook for the truck to be used. Managers and Supervisors of operators should have an appreciation of the safety rules, also the performance and constraints involved in operating lift trucks. There should also be a safe system of work laid down for use of lift trucks if maximum safety and efficiency is to be achieved.

Forklift Truck operator training will include;

  • HASAWA – Health And Safety At Work Act 1974.
  • LOLER – Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
  • PUWER – Provision And Use Of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Introduction to Controls, machine, mount, dismount
  • Basic Steering, moving & Stopping Exercises
  • Operators Safety Code
  • Rated Capacity Plate
  • Basic Use of Hydraulics
  • Engineering Principles & Stability
  • Advanced Steering Exercises, Chicane
  • Battery Charging Procedure (if required)
  • Changing LPG bottles (if required)
  • Stacking and Destacking Principles
  • Attachments (if applicable)
  • Pre-Use Checks
  • Vehicle Loading / Unloading
  • Theory Test
  • Practical Test
Truck Type
3.1.1 Ratio
2.1.1 Ratio
1.1.1. Ratio
Novice
Experienced
Refresher
Novice
Experienced
Refresher
Novice
Experienced
Refresher
NOTE: 1 Day = 7½ Hours
Counterbalance Forklift up to 5 tonne (b1)
5
3
1
4
2
1
3
2
5 hrs
Counterbalance Forklift over 5 tonne, up to and including 15 tonne (b2)
5
3
1
4
2
1
3
2
5 hrs
Counterbalance Forklift over 15 tonne(b3)
5
3
1
4
2
1
3
2
5 hrs
Counterbalance Forklift – Pedestrian Operated(b4)
5
3
1
4
2
1
3
2
5 hrs
Reach Truck – up to 8 meter lift – D1
5
3
1
4
2
1
3
2
5 hrs
Reach Truck – above 8 meter lift – D2
5
3
1
4
2
1
3
2
5 hrs
Training LevelsNovice Training – specifically for untrained operators.
Experienced Operator training – for experienced operators who have not had basic adequate training previously.
Conversion Training – for operators who hold a forklift certificate and wish to train on a different machine.
Refresher Training – previously certificated operators, recommended every 3 to 5 years.

Open Course Dates
Counterbalance Dates;

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Unit 4A Barton Hill Trading Estate, Herapath Street, Barton Hill, Bristol, BS5 9RD
Unit 4A Barton Hill Trading Estate, Herapath Street, Barton Hill, Bristol, BS5 9RD
Unit 4A Barton Hill Trading Estate, Herapath Street, Barton Hill, Bristol, BS5 9RD
Unit 4A Barton Hill Trading Estate, Herapath Street, Barton Hill, Bristol, BS5 9RD
Unit 4A Barton Hill Trading Estate, Herapath Street, Barton Hill, Bristol, BS5 9RD
Unit 4A Barton Hill Trading Estate, Herapath Street, Barton Hill, Bristol, BS5 9RD
Unit 4A Barton Hill Trading Estate, Herapath Street, Barton Hill, Bristol, BS5 9RD
Code Course Location Venue Dates Price inc. VAT   Status
ITSSAR - B1 - RCBF - Ref ITSSAR - B1 - Rider - Counterbalance Forklift - Refresher In-Centre HL Training Centre 31 Jul £158.40

ITSSAR - B1 - RCBF - Ref

ITSSAR - B1 - Rider - Counterbalance Forklift - Refresher

In-Centre

HL Training Centre

31 Jul

£158.40 inc. VAT

 

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ITSSAR - B1 - RCBF - Nov ITSSAR - B1 - Rider - Counterbalance Forklift - Novice In-Centre HL Training Centre 06 – 10 Aug £792.00

ITSSAR - B1 - RCBF - Nov

ITSSAR - B1 - Rider - Counterbalance Forklift - Novice

In-Centre

HL Training Centre

06 – 10 Aug

£792.00 inc. VAT

 

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ITSSAR - B1 - RCBF - Exp ITSSAR - B1 - Rider - Counterbalance Forklift - Experienced In-Centre HL Training Centre 13 – 15 Aug £475.20

ITSSAR - B1 - RCBF - Exp

ITSSAR - B1 - Rider - Counterbalance Forklift - Experienced

In-Centre

HL Training Centre

13 – 15 Aug

£475.20 inc. VAT

 

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ITSSAR - B1 - RCBF - Nov ITSSAR - B1 - Rider - Counterbalance Forklift - Novice In-Centre HL Training Centre 20 – 24 Aug £792.00

ITSSAR - B1 - RCBF - Nov

ITSSAR - B1 - Rider - Counterbalance Forklift - Novice

In-Centre

HL Training Centre

20 – 24 Aug

£792.00 inc. VAT

 

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ITSSAR - B1 - RCBF - Ref ITSSAR - B1 - Rider - Counterbalance Forklift - Refresher In-Centre HL Training Centre 18 Oct £158.40

ITSSAR - B1 - RCBF - Ref

ITSSAR - B1 - Rider - Counterbalance Forklift - Refresher

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HL Training Centre

18 Oct

£158.40 inc. VAT

 

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ITSSAR - B1 - RCBF - Ref ITSSAR - B1 - Rider - Counterbalance Forklift - Refresher In-Centre HL Training Centre 26 Oct £158.40

ITSSAR - B1 - RCBF - Ref

ITSSAR - B1 - Rider - Counterbalance Forklift - Refresher

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HL Training Centre

26 Oct

£158.40 inc. VAT

 

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ITSSAR - B1 - RCBF - Ref ITSSAR - B1 - Rider - Counterbalance Forklift - Refresher In-Centre HL Training Centre 03 Dec £158.40

ITSSAR - B1 - RCBF - Ref

ITSSAR - B1 - Rider - Counterbalance Forklift - Refresher

In-Centre

HL Training Centre

03 Dec

£158.40 inc. VAT

 

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Reach Truck Dates;

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Unit 4A Barton Hill Trading Estate, Herapath Street, Barton Hill, Bristol, BS5 9RD
Unit 4A Barton Hill Trading Estate, Herapath Street, Barton Hill, Bristol, BS5 9RD
Code Course Location Venue Dates Price inc. VAT   Status
ITSSAR - D1 - RRT - Exp ITSSAR - D1 - Rider - Reach Truck - Experienced In-Centre HL Training Centre 01 – 03 Aug £475.20

ITSSAR - D1 - RRT - Exp

ITSSAR - D1 - Rider - Reach Truck - Experienced

In-Centre

HL Training Centre

01 – 03 Aug

£475.20 inc. VAT

 

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ITSSAR - D1 - RRT - Ref ITSSAR - D1 - Rider - Reach Truck - Refresher In-Centre HL Training Centre 19 Oct £158.40

ITSSAR - D1 - RRT - Ref

ITSSAR - D1 - Rider - Reach Truck - Refresher

In-Centre

HL Training Centre

19 Oct

£158.40 inc. VAT

 

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