RTITB Existing Counterbalance Forklift Course

J&J Training Services

Course details

Course description

RTITB Existing Counterbalance Forklift Course Course Duration Days: 1.5 – 2.5 Attendees 1 – 3 Course Location Carried out at the training centre or customer premises Course Objectives By the end of the course the operator should be able to: • Carry out a pre-start inspection. • Load and unload vehicles. • Understand the causes of instability of truck and load. • Demonstrate an understanding of responsibilities under relevant legislation. • Demonstrate an understanding of battery care (if applicable). • Operate the machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers’ manual and instructions and accepted good practice. Course Summary • Relevant regulations/legislation • Introduction to machine • Controls and instruments • Limitations of use • Load weight assessment • Forklift truck stability • Components and main truck types • Driving a counterbalance lift truck • Refuelling/recharging procedures • Battery Checks • Pre-start inspection/maintenance • Emergency controls • Operator’s safety code • Handling loaded/unloaded pallets • Working within a racking system • Bulk stacking • Vehicle loading/unloading • Introduction to hydraulics Certification RTITB/NORS – Valid for 3 years Refresher Period RTITB/NORS Refresher Course after 3 years. Any Other Relevant Information The National Operator Registration Scheme (NORS) is the centralised validation, registration and certification scheme for all RTITB accredited training. These courses meet the requirement of: Awarding Bodies recommended period of training and ACOP 26; Approved Code of Practice for Rider Operated Lift Trucks: Operator Training.

Provided by

J&J Training Services

01307 464223

Provider website

Green Oak Business Centre

Orchardbank Industrial Estate




ITA funding available

Entry requirements

No specific entry requirements, course is for existing operators without any previous formal training

Course options

Course details

Short course

13th Oct 2021 to 13th Oct 2022

Cost: £420.00 (ex. VAT)

Venue details

J & J Training Services

Green Oak Business Centre

Orchardbank Ind Est



Who to contact

Jason Baird

Owner / Senior Instructor



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