ITSSAR Counterbalance Forklift – 6 Months Operating Experience Required

Start Date: 11th & 12th July 2024

Start Date: 23rd & 24th July 2024   

Start Date: 08th & 09th August 2024  

Venue: Tievebane, Tooban, Co. Donegal, F93 F596

Places Available: FULLY BOOKED

Places Available: FULLY BOOKED

Places Available: 4

Course Fee: €360

This Course is aimed at someone who has not held a Certification before, but who is looking to obtain the basic skills to operate a Forklift in a safe and skilful manner. Trainees will undergo the appropriate theoretical and practical tests of “basic operating skills” recognised by the Association of Industrial Truck trainers (AITT) accredited by the Health and Safety Commission (HSC).

Course Content

  • Introduction to Lift Trucks
  • Types of Lift Trucks
  • Daily Inspection Procedure
  • Lift Truck Stability
  • Refuelling/Recharging
  • Safe Truck Operations and Industrial Safety
  • Handling Dangerous Goods
  • Elementary Driving
  • Loading and Stacking
  • Destacking and Unloading
  • Safe Operating Procedures
  • Examinations (Theoretical test and Practical test)


  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Have 6 months minimum operating experience
  • Wear PPE for the duration of the course (Hi-Visibility Vest, Safety Boots etc)

Delivery Method

  • Course delivered over 2 days
  • Classroom based presentation including training videos
  • Practical demonstration
  • Theory and practical assessments


  • Each successful Trainee will receive and ITSSAR Certification. Certificates are valid for 5 years.

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    Tievebane, Tooban, Co. Donegal, F93 F596