Counterbalance Forklift Training

Simmatic recently purchased a forklift truck to use in their warehouse facility. Three of our employees have just completed a forklift truck operator training course: Counterbalance Forklift Training. They all passed the basic operating skills test endorsed by the National Operator Licensing Scheme. Here are Ben, Ali and Dale with their Counterbalance Forklift Training certificates – these are valid for 5 years, comply with UK law, and meet the requirements for insurance purposes.

Counterbalance Forklift Training

The Course

The forklift training course was delivered on site at Simmatic’s business premises by Forklift Licence Training.
Training started around a laptop, in our training room, for the health & safety presentation, followed by a video. They then moved outside and onto the practical part and assessment.

Course Criteria

  • Safety video
  • Pre-use inspection
  • The operators’ safety code
  • Hazard awareness
  • Moving/stopping and steering the truck
  • Operation of hydraulic controls
  • Lift truck stability
  • Manoeuvring in confined areas
  • Handling loads
  • Stacking and de-stacking at different heights
  • How to handle slopes and ramps
  • Handling racking
  • Unloading & loading of vehicles
  • Fuelling procedures
  • Test your knowledge

Simmatic Automation are a Worcestershire based company established in 1997. We supply pneumatic and vacuum handling products to numerous industries including food and drink, manufacturing and automotive. Additionally, Simmatic boasts extensive expertise in industrial handling solutions, offering the latest in technological developments to meet and exceed our customers’ needs.

Simmatic are proud to be celebrating 25 years in business throughout 2022…

Simmatic 25th logo

We take on the position of coming up with a proposal for a problem, working closely with our customers to understand how they need our vacuum and pneumatic solutions to operate. Our focus on detail has created both loyal and new customers over the past 25 years. Simmatic’s experienced engineers together with new VMECA products will always help businesses choose the right product from our ranges.

Challenge us with your difficult to handle products. We can show you how to solve all your industrial vacuum handling applications.