Forklift Truck Counterbalance And Reach Conversion Truck (Novice)


This practical course has been designed for the prospective Fork Lift Truck operators who have little or no experience, is approved by A.I.T.T, and fully complies with the approved code of practice for the training of Fork Lift Truck operators (April 1089)


To enable participants to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to operate Fork Trucks safely and efficiently and to take the A.I.T.T driving test. To understand the implications under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, the Factories Act 1961 or the Construction Lifting Requirements 1961.

Duration 7 Days

Cost £ – POA


Course content

  • In-house company codes of practice
  • Indentify, describe and explain the principle components
  • Understand the terminology used and the features affecting stability and capability of the machine.
  • Carry out pre-use safety inspection and perform daily maintenance checks as recommended by the machine manufacturer
  • Identify safe terrain conditions and operate within the limits of the machine
  • Understand the safe loading of the machine and be able to assess the weight pf of the loads handled if applicable
  • Understand  operator safety code
  • Operate and manoeuvre FLT in confined spaces
  • Stack pallets and stillages
  • Carry out bulk stacking
  • Load and unload transport safely (if applicable)

Attendees will be awarded a  certificate on completion of the course. This course is trained by an A.I.T.T qualified instructor.

Katy – St Bede’s Catholic College – Bristol

I think this course has improved my confidence a lot, it has been interesting and a huge learning experience for me. I think it was well worth giving up my half term for this, and would recommend it to others.

Peter Gould, Deputy Head Teacher-Orchard School Bristol

Beyond Limits Education have been based at Orchard School since September 2010. The team have provided an excellent service for our school community over the last 8 years. In 2010 – 2013 37 Year 11 students took part in a bespoke programme covering ASDAN Wider Key Skills (IOL&P, WWO & PS) 33 students completed at least one Wider Key Skill (.75 A*-C equivalency), 28 students completed ....

Amir Walji, Assistant Principal Ken Stimpson Community School – Peterborough

Since engaging the services of Beyond Limits Education 3 years ago, without doubt, the effect of the programme delivered by Nick Davey and Margaret Lambert has been profound on the students involved and has raised the school’s level of attainment and achievement. The students selected for the intensive 8-day programme had to meet the ‘criteria’ of disengagement and/or at risk of not achi....

Tomoe Valve

        Tomoe Valve have worked in conjunction with Beyond Limits Education for a period of 4 years. Beyond Limits Education has provided all our training requirements. Training activities range from the following:-   Fire Safety, Fire Warden, MIG & TIG welding, Fork truck, (Counter balance and reach) IOSH health/safety, NEBOSH general, NEBOSH environmental,   Trai....

PCT Global Ltd

"An informative and worthwhile NEBOSH course, instructors were very helpful and friendly. Highly recommended."

Re-Training Funding

Have you been made redundant in the last 6 months? You maybe entitled to £1,500 for re-training. More information on re-training funding.

Working With...

British Safety Council

IOSH Accredited

MIDAS Accredited


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