Forklift Training Courses


Certification for Counter Balance, Reach Forklift Truck and Sideloader

Course Descriptions:

  1. Novice: - No forklift Experience, 5 days / 40 hour course required
  2. Experienced: - Some forklift experience but no licence 2/3 days / 20 hours
  3. Refresher: - Renewal of existing licence 1 Day / 8 hours
  4. Conversion: - Conversion from reach to counter balance or counter balance to reach truck 1 day / 8 hours proof of existing licence required for this course.

Course Objectives:

At the end of this Course Participants will be able to:

  • Carry out a Pre-use Inspection
  • Know how to operate a forklift truck in a safe manner
  • Know how to identify the load capacity of the forklift
  • Know the hazards related to improper use of the forklift.


  • Law.
  • Hazardous loads.
  • Good handling techniques and practice.
  • Dealing with unfamiliar loads.
  • Drivers Daily Checks.
  • Battery Care and Maintenance.
  • Good housekeeping.
  • Practical.
  • Exam.