Counterbalance Forklift Training Northern Ireland


We specialise in counterbalance forklift training and all trainees are trained and tested to ITSSAR standard. Our purpose built training facility exceeds all the practical and theoretical requirements laid down by ITSSAR for forklift training.

Generally courses last either 1,3 or 5 days. The one day course is for people renewing licences or have had a large number of years previous experience and need to gain a licence.

3 day course is designed for those people that have transferable skills such as driving other plant or machinery that can then be transferred to the operation of the forklift truck.

5 day course is designed for novices that are just starting out in the world of forklift operation, however if the instructor feels that more than five days is appropriate then we will advise on a longer course.

The Counterbalance forklift course comprises of a number of different topics in both the practical and theoretical aspect of the training;

  • Introduction to truck
  • Mount/DismountDriving and Truck Familiarization
  • Health/SafetyVideos
  • Hydraulic pick up set down correctly
  • Forklift Stability
  • Handling loaded Pallets
  • Stacking and destacking
  • Safe working load Eye level
  • Safety Lift
  • Rating Plate
  • Chicane Unloaded/Loaded
  • Daily Inspection, Takeover and Maintenance
  • Stacking/De-stacking High Level
  • Racking all Levels
  • Corner Stacking Pallet
  • Working on Slopes and Ramps
  • Loaded/Unloaded
  • Stacking and De-stacking in Racking
  • Various Loads in a confined area

This course is CITB approved, to make a course booking please contact us on Tel; 02892639459 or



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