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Forklift Driver Training Essex, Suffolk. Ipswich and Norfolk

Counterbalance and Reach truck courses

The counterbalance or reach lift truck course allows operators to gain the skills and knowledge required to operate lift trucks safely in the workplace. We work with each delegate to form a clear and accurate understanding of the risks involved when operating lift truck equipment. The theoretical and practical knowledge gained throughout the course is then assessed by the instructor.

Forklift truck

Course content will cover all the legislations that is relevant to forklift truck driver training, will cover theoretical, pre-operational and practical tests. On the successful completion of a basic operator training candidate will be issued with BRITTOP certificate and a photo id card which is all included in your price.

Course contents:

  • Health and Safety at Work Acts
  • Codes of practice
  • Truck systems
  • Basic operation and controls
  • Pre-operative checks
  • Safe working loads
  • Principles of operation
  • Stacking and de-stacking
  • High / low / eye level operation
  • Steering operations
  • Advanced manoeuvring
  • Practical operations
  • Truck stability
  • Practical and written tests

No. of trainees per course:
Maximum of 3

Course duration:
1 days - Safety re-test refresher
3 days - experienced but not licensed
5 days - novice course no experience at all

Conversion courses from one lift truck to another are also available to be completed in 1-2 days

MV and Sons EE UK training services LTD offers wide range of forklift truck driver training in and around London, Essex and Suffolk covering all the major towns in East London, West London, North London, South London, Ipswich, Norwich, Chelmsford, Colchester, Southend, Basildon, Romford, Ilford, Newmarket, Harlow as well as neighbouring Cambridge, Kent and Northampton areas with easy access from the M25, M11, A127, A12 and A14.

Our instructor can travel to you if you have your own equipment if not you can come to us. We are a one stop training provider NPORS, IPAF, BRITTOp ACCREDITED FOR ALL YOUR TRAINING NEEDS WITH INSTRUCTORS THAT SPEAK RUSSIAN, LITHUANIAN, ENGLISH, POLISH, ROMANIAN LANGUAGES.


Polish and Lithuanian languages are also spoken!
Have your Eastern European workers trained in their own language

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