Counterbalance Forklift Truck Driving Experience

Counterbalance Forklift Truck Driving Experience

£ 99

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to drive an industrial vehicle? Now is your chance to take a seat in an Apache Forklift and discover the fun of this 90-minute Counterbalance Forklift Truck Driving Experience.

After a complete safety brief, you’ll climb into the driver’s cabin for a 90-minute session. Take control under supervision as you learn to perform tasks while handling the industrial vehicle. Test your skills and abilities as you lift various loads, place them on lorry beds, stack pallets, and manoeuvre through obstacles and restrictions.

At the end of your one-on-one session, there will be a chance to debrief and discuss future progression. A unique opportunity for any petrolhead or industrial vehicle enthusiast, you’ll have a driving experience with a difference.

Whats Included

• 90-minute Forklift Truck Driving Experience.
• Comprehensive safety brief and debrief.
• Experience gift pack including BAMCT merchandise.


On arrival, you’ll be welcomed by the BAM Construction Training team. They’ll give you a quick briefing before leading you to your Apache Counterbalance Forklift. Throughout the 90-minute experience, you’ll carry out various activities, including preparing the machine for lifting various loads, stacking pallets and manoeuvring through several obstacles and restrictions.

  • Minimum age: 16 (under 18s need parental/guardian consent)
  • All participants must have a good understanding of the English language for instruction purposes
  • No license is required but is preferred
  • All drivers need to be in reasonable health and able to operate hand and foot controls
  • Individuals must bring safety boots (steel toe caps)
  • Please note: anyone deemed to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be permitted to participate
  • 2 spectators are welcome (under 18s need to be accompanied by a parent)
  • The centres contracted with us hold public indemnity liability insurance. We also hold contingency liability cover.
  • Some driving operators require customers to complete an Indemnity/Damage waiver form on the day of the experience.  This may state that the driver will be liable for a fixed amount of costs should they damage the vehicle whilst driving.  Most of these suppliers can provide Indemnity/Damage Waiver at a small additional fee (usually £20-£45) payable on-site.  The purchase of this is optional and is in addition to the Public Liability Insurance held by all venues.  The full details of any indemnity or damage waiver will be provided by the activity operator.  We are unable to advise or comment on the content or suitability of these products.
  • Please ensure you are familiar with the terms and conditions of the experience
The experience is available Monday to Friday throughout the year. Exclusions may apply such as bank holidays. Some Saturdays may also be available. We recommend you book at least 4 weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available. All bookings are subject to availability. Please allow 1 hour 30 minutes for the full experience. This includes a 15 minutes befiefing, 60 minutes on the machine and 15 mins debrief.

The centres contracted with us hold public liability insurance. We also hold contingency liability cover. You will not be liable for accidental damage to equipment, except where damage has been caused as a result of recklessness or wilful negligence.

All you have to do is pay for the experience you wish to purchase, and we’ll send a voucher and booking information to you or directly to the recipient. Then you just need to check the info and book your experience.


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