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Counterbalance B1 - Novice

Course Overview

Course Content

This course is intended for individuals with no previous experience of operating a piece of machinery. This course will give individuals the knowledge and skills needed to operate a forklift truck up to 5 tonnes.

Entry Requirements

No previous experience needed.  If operator is under 18 years old they MUST be able to be supervised at all times whilst operating the machine.

Further Details

Area of Skill

Training Type

Classroom based theory and practical operation

Approving Body


Assessment Method

Written theory and pre-use inspection tests, and practical operating skills test.

Why Modal Training
Strategically positioned at the heart of the Humber Energy Estuary, we are the UK’s first centre for integrated, multimodal logistics training.