fork lift - counterbalance and reachFork Lift – Counterbalance and Reach – (Course Ref: FLTCRCWNpoTe3)

This suite of courses has been designed for novice and experienced lift truck operators who require certification to operate lift trucks in the workplace.

Course Duration

Option 1. Five day novice course for both categories (Counterbalance & Reach)
Option 2. Three day novice course for Counterbalance
Option 3. Two day course for Reach Conversion
Option 4. One Day refresher course in Counterbalance/Reach for certified operators

Regular courses are also held throughout the year. Please call us for dates.


The new Approved Code of Practice for rider operated lift trucks came into effect on the 1st October 1999. All lift truck operators must have undergone an approved training and assessment programme.

Regulation 9 of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 places an absolute duty on the employer to ensure that, all persons who use work equipment must have received adequate training, for purpose of health and safety, including training in the methods which may be adopted when using work equipment.

Successful candidates are issued with a certificate & an identity card & registered with the National Plant Operators Registration Scheme, an accrediting body recognised by the Health & safety Commission.

Additional Information

This course can be held at a suitable work place.

More Information

If you would like to discuss course availability, fees and information with a member of our team, simply complete the form below and we will call you back

Course Content

  • Legislation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Operators Safety Code
  • Engineering Principles
  • Assessment
  • Theoretical Test
  • Practical Test

Course Fees;

Please contact our office staff with any queries regarding our course costs.
Mileage costs may be applied to training taking place over 25 miles from our sites.