Counterbalance Forklift Training Course- Refresher

Forklift Truck

Equipment: Counterbalance / Rider

Accrediting Body: ITSSAR

Level: Refresher - Certified Fork-Lift Operators Requiring a Refresher/Re-test in accordance with HSE recommendations

Location Leicester Training Centre / On Site

Course Duration: 1 Day

Ratio & Days: 3:1 (1 Day), 2:1 (1 Day), 1:1 (1 Day)

Schedule: Course Example

Cost: £POA

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Course Structure


  • Introductions
  • Theory Lesson including Forklift truck stability – Safety Video
  • Practical training in the safe operation of the fork truck
  • Theory Test
  • Practical Basic skills test

What does the course cover?

  • Fork Lifts and the Law
  • Operator’s Safety Code
  • Basic & Advanced Steering, Stacking, De-stacking, Picking Up & Setting Down
  • Theory Test
  • Major Component Identification, Pre-use Inspection & Reporting
  • Practical Skills Test

On completion of the training course the trainee will be able to:

  • Name all main components of the forklift truck
  • Carry out a Pre-shift inspection check and understand the importance of such checks
  • Operate the forklift truck within the safety limits defined by the manufacturer
  • Stack and de-stack from various heights with various loads safely
  • Manoeuvre a laden forklift truck in a narrow confined area