Forklift Training

At IDS Transport, we are able to offer Counterbalance forklift training. We offer both a five day course suitable for beginners, as well as single day refresher courses. The training provided will ensure that the user will be able to operate a Counterbalance forklift safely and correctly, both in accordance to the manufacturer's handbook, but also general good practice. 

  • Course Introduction
  • Operators Safety Code
  • Health & Safety at Work Act
  • Lifting Operations and Lifting
    Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER)
  • Provision and Use of Working
    Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER)
  • Video
  • Pre-shift Inspections
  • Stability
  • Center of gravity of truck / load
  • Reading and understanding capacity plates
  • Specific hazards and controls
  • Controls and Instruments
  • Starting, moving and stopping the truck
  • Steering
  • Hydraulic System
  • Weight Assessment
  • Handling laden, unladen pallets
  • Driving on / off ramps
  • Vehicle loading / unloading
  • Pre-use Inspection
  • Testing
  • Battery care and maintenance
  • Stacking / destacking at various heights



Other Available Training

We can also offer the following training through a third-party partnership:

  • First Aid Training
  • LGV Driving Assessments
  • Operator Licensing
  • Maintenance Requirements
  • Digital and Analogue Tachograph Training
  • Driver CPC Training
  • Reach Forklift Training
  • Pedestrianised Lift Trucks

For further details, please contact us.