The specific aim of this course is to provide engineers with the information and techniques for thorough examination for most types of fork lift trucks.

Download the Course Documentation here: Counter Balance Forklift Examination


Although an entry level course, the content is quite substantial and covers the following areas:

  • PUWER & LOLER Legislation
  • Operator's Safey Code & MHE Stability
  • Examiners Duties & BITI Guidance
  • Lifting Chain Examination
  • Examination of Load Handling Mechanism
  • Examination of Forks & Hydraulics
  • Examination of Brakes, Steering & Traction Systems
  • Safety Systems & General Structure

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Each course delegate will be expected to complete a written and practical examination which will include conducting a thorough examination on a counterbalance forklift. If successful, a certificate will be issued. This will help the Employer to address certain legal requirements by being able to demonstrate employee competency. A detailed course handout is also provided for future reference.

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The standard course is intended to last 2 days. Bespoke courses can also be discussed upon application.


The course is generally held at our Head Office at Harworth, however we are also able to utilise other Certex locations, or hold courses at Client premises if adequate facilities are available.


Certex UK offers a range of standard training courses as detailed on our web site and bespoke training courses can be tailored to suit your specific needs. Many of our standard courses are LEEA certified.

For further information or to discuss your requirements in more detail, please contact our Training Team on 01302-756-777, or email:

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