Forklift Training (CPCS A16)

Course introduction

Forklift Training Course – BAM Construction Training’s CPCS A16 Industrial/Counterbalance Forklift training course (3 day foundation) is designed to provide novice and intermediate operators with sufficient forklift training which will enable them to competently and safely carry out the role as a counterbalance forklift operator and pass the CPCS theory/practical assessments.

We also offer a 2 day experienced worker course for candidates who do not require practical training.


Course time 2 days


Course time 3 days





Eligibility Criteria

Before attending this course, candidates must pass the CITB Health and Safety Test for Operatives (OPS) within the past 2 years. We can accommodate this test at our centre for a fee of £60+VAT.

Course Learning Outcomes

We have an average 2022 CPCS pass rate of


Pass Rate

Activity Instructions

Complete all manufacturer’ pre-start and running checks and prepare the forklift for travel.

With & without loads, pass through a chicane executing full right and left turns in a forward & reverse direction.

Reverse with a load in a straight line (10m) and pass through a restriction (max clearance under 300mm).

Lift & place load at high level then retrieve and place at given point (100mm tolerance).

Lift & place 3 loads onto truck bed (75mm tolerance) and remove upon completion.

Stack 3 loads vertically, destack loads & place in a straight line (75mm tolerance).

Carry out undercutting by both lifting and placing a load. Carry out shutdown & securing procedures.

Park the forklift and carry out shut-down and securing procedures.

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