Novice Counterbalance Forklift Training

Novice Counterbalance Forklift Training

Forklift training FST Birmingham Warehouse

Course Overview:

In-Centre Cost: £499 (No VAT)

Off-Site Cost: £449 (No VAT)

Course Duration: 5 days

Delivery: Practical

Acquire vital skills for safe forklift operation through our RTITB-accredited course, tailored for beginners. Covering pre-use inspections, load transportation, and HSE guidelines, this comprehensive course, with a minimum of 32.5 hours for up to 3 delegates, prepares participants to handle counterbalance forklifts (up to 5000kg with authorization) across the UK. Successful completion ensures compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, enhancing professional capabilities.

  • Forklift Fundamentals: Gain a thorough understanding of diverse forklift types and key components.

  • Safety and Regulations: Explore safety protocols and industry regulations for secure work environments and compliance.

  • Load Handling Techniques: Develop precision in positioning and controlling loads in various spaces.

  • Practical Skill Building: Apply theoretical knowledge to real-world challenges through hands-on sessions and simulations.

  • Advanced Safety Proficiency: Master techniques for stability on uneven surfaces and navigating gradients with finesse.

  • Assessments and Certification: Validate operational competence, earning certification for responsible forklift operation.

Upon successful completion of the Novice Counterbalance Forklift Training Course, participants will receive:

  • Enhanced Skill Set: Acquire comprehensive forklift operation skills, from manoeuvring to load handling, making you a proficient operator in various scenarios.

  • Safety Expertise: Master safety protocols and advanced techniques, ensuring a secure working environment and reducing risks associated with forklift operations.

  • Industry Compliance: Gain a thorough understanding of industry regulations, enabling you to operate within legal frameworks and meet essential standards.

  • Certification: Receive a recognised certification attesting to your competence, boosting your employability and potential for career advancement in the competitive job market.

We have invested in RTITB Accreditation

We partner with RTITB, the leading UK accrediting body for forklift and plant operator training, to deliver standardised, high-quality training in warehousing and logistics, promoting safety, compliance, and efficiency while ensuring thorough training records for our customers.


Forward Step Training Centre 77 -87 New Town Row, Birmingham, B6 4HG

Getting Here
Our training centre is conveniently located in the heart of Birmingham and is easily accessible whether you’re using public transport or driving.


On-Site Training
At Forward Step Training Centre, we are committed to providing high-quality training in our well-equipped facilities. Our location offers easy access for both public transportation users and those arriving by car, ensuring a hassle-free commute to your learning experience.


For detailed directions and any further assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact our friendly staff at or 0121 270 9935

Accredited Forklift Training at Your Convenience

At Forward Step Training Centre, we are proud to be accredited to deliver our courses not only at our main location but also in suitable employer premises throughout the region. This means we can bring our high-quality training directly to your workplace, making it even more convenient for you and your team.

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