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Level 2 Counter Balance Fork Lift Truck Operations B2

The Lantra Awards Level 2 Award in Fork Lift Truck (Counter Balance) Operations is a Competency Based Qualification (CBQ) based on the Skills for Logistics National Occupational Standards (NOS), which exist to ensure that personnel working within industry meet the required minimum standards. The qualification will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for operating counter balance type fork lift trucks for 5,100kg up to, and including 15,000kg. Becoming proficient in operating this popular piece of machinery is an essential and valued skill for work in the warehousing and distribution sectors.

This qualification will enable you to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required to safely operate a reach type fork lift truck. This qualification will enhance your ability to work safely, effectively and efficiently in the workplace, reducing unnecessary risk to yourself and others. Further information on unit content can be found in the qualification specification. This qualification is available for individuals aged 16 and above, except in ports where you must be at least 18 years old.

Level 2 Counter Balance Fork Lift Truck Operations B2


  • Preparing the fork lift truck for driving or manoeuvring
  • Operating, moving or manoeuvring the fork lift truck
  • Selecting, transferring and positioning loads using a fork lift truck
  • Undertaking post operational checks for fork lift trucks
  • Loading the container, vehicle, vessel or craft using a fork lift truck
  • Unloading the container, vehicle, vessel or craft using a fork lift truck.

Level 2 Counter Balance Fork Lift Truck Operations B2 Course


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