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RTITB Counterbalance fork lift operator

Course overview

The training aims to provide a solid understanding of the risks & hazards associated with operating counterbalance fork trucks. To have a working knowledge of how the various machines operate and to identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions, including weight limits, and to carry out an effective pre use check.

Our RTITB accredited instructor can accommodate up to 3 delegates per day, dependant on their competency.

On completion of the RTITB course you will be enrolled on the NORS system, you will recieve a E-Card & PDF Certificate.

Bowtec deliver B1/B2/B3 Forklift categories RTITB accredited


  1. Counter balance up to 5,000kg (B1)

  2. Counter balance 5,001 up to 10,000kg ( B2)

  3. Counter balance 10,000kgs to 20,000kgs (B3)

Course duration

  • 1 Day Course | Refresher Training (For students already in possession of a valid RTITB Counterbalance Qualification, due to expire)

  • 3 Day Course | Experienced Training (For students with extensive experience in operating a Counterbalance Forklift that do not currently hold a valid qualification)

  • 4 Day Course | Novice Training (For students with little or no prior experience operating a Counterbalance Forklift) 

Certification validation

3 Years from completion

Course Venue

At customer premises

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