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Counterbalance Lift truck Operator B1 B2 B3

The counterbalance lift truck, also known as frontloader, stacker, or simply forklift. By far the most used truck in materials handling. There are 3 different categories of this truck. B1 up to 5000kg capacity, B2 up to 15000kg and B3 for trucks with a lifting capacity in excess of 15000kg. Courses for this truck include Novice, Experienced Operator, Refresher and conversion.

Attachment training is also available, see seperate attachment courses.


Counterbalance Lift truck Operator B1 B2 B3 FAQ


Variable by course type, experience levels etc

Course Style

Knowledge & Practical


Any UK Site


Knowledge & Skills


HSE Standard / ITSSAR

Course Content
  • Introduction & Aims
  • Responsibility of the operator
  • Operational Safety Code
  • Basic Hydraulic & Electrical systems
  • Refuelling / Recharging
  • Daily Safety Checks & Maintenance
  • Site Safety
  • Simple Manoeuvring
  • Advanced Manoeuvring
  • Stacking & De-stacking (Free & Racking)
  • Risk Assessment
  • Vehicle Loading
  • Practical Examinations
  • Knowledge Examination

All course levels are Fully Certificated to HSE legislative requirements


Fully inclusive course fees
Examination Fees - Operator registration - Course manuals - Course handouts
A4 Laminated Certificate - ID Plant Card (Wallet Size) Full Training Records
All travel and expenses to any UK mainland site (Client Site Training)


Courses available for Novice Operators, Experienced Operators, Refresher, Conversion and Instructor.

We ensure that all training is administered to the most cost effective outcome, if you have mixed requirements as regards experience levels etc we optimise the training time to accommodate the best possible outcome.

Given the complex nature of this subject, the variation of machines, the different levels of training available and different operating environments etc, a dedicated brochure is available, please call 01536 414966 to request this brochure, or visit our downloads area.