FORKLIFT TRUCK TRAINING

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If you’re considering on-site training, we’ve got you covered. Our highly qualified AITT & RTITB instructors are ready to travel to your location anywhere in the UK, regardless of the job’s size.

Numerous businesses opt for on-site training, as it offers candidates direct experience with the precise equipment they’ll utilize in their roles. This approach broadens course options beyond what’s available at our center. With nationwide instructor coverage and a track record of training regular multi-site clients, we possess the expertise to accommodate your requirements.

If you’re unsure about the specific training required, don’t worry. Our instructors can visit your site, discuss course requirements, and guide you through the process.

For more details, please select the type of course you need from the list below:

An access platform, or Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP), is a mechanical device used for temporary access to elevated areas. It consists of a platform attached to a hydraulic lifting mechanism mounted on a vehicle. MEWPs are commonly used in construction and maintenance to lift workers safely to perform tasks at height.

Candidate Suitability: Novice, refresher & conversion courses available.

Duration: 1 to 5 days, varying based on the course type and the candidate’s level.

Awarding Body: AITT OR RTITB

Container handlers are specialised vehicles used in ports, terminals, and logistics facilities to lift and move shipping containers. They are equipped with a boom and spreader attachment that allows them to securely grip containers and lift them onto trucks, trains, or ships for transportation. Container handlers play a crucial role in the efficient handling and movement of containers within cargo yards, warehouses, and other intermodal facilities.

Candidate Suitability: Novice, refresher & conversion courses available.

Duration: 1 to 5 days, varying based on the course type and the candidate’s level.

Awarding Body: AITT OR RTITB

Counterbalance trucks are a type of forklift commonly used in warehouses and distribution centres. They are named “counterbalance” because they have weight in the rear of the truck to balance the weight of the load being carried at the front. This design allows them to lift and transport heavy loads with stability. Counterbalance trucks are versatile and can be used both indoors and outdoors, making them essential equipment for various material handling tasks.

Candidate Suitability: Novice, refresher & conversion courses available.

Duration: 1 to 5 days, varying based on the course type and the candidate’s level.

Awarding Body: AITT OR RTITB

A lorry-mounted crane, also known as a HIAB crane, is a type of crane mounted onto a truck or lorry chassis. These cranes are versatile and commonly used for loading and unloading heavy cargo onto and off trucks at construction sites, warehouses, and other locations where heavy lifting is required. The term “HIAB” is often used as a generic term for this type of crane, named after the original manufacturer of these cranes. They are prized for their mobility and ability to handle a wide range of lifting tasks.

Candidate Suitability: Novice, refresher & conversion courses available.

Duration: 1 to 5 days, varying based on the course type and the candidate’s level.

Awarding Body: AITT OR RTITB

A forklift in-house instructor course is a specialised training program designed to equip experienced forklift operators with the knowledge and skills required to become certified instructors. Participants learn how to effectively teach and assess forklift operators, ensuring they can safely and efficiently operate forklifts in various workplace settings.

Candidate Suitability: Novice, refresher & conversion courses available.

Duration: 3 to 5 days, varying based on the course type and the candidate’s level.

Awarding Body: In-House, AITT or RTITB

An order picker truck is a unique forklift for retrieving items in warehouses, with three height categories: low, medium/eye level, and high. Accredited on-site training courses teach operators how to safely and efficiently use these trucks, considering the different height categories for workplace safety and competence.

Candidate Suitability: Novice, refresher & conversion courses available.

Duration: 1 to 3 days, varying based on the course type and the candidate’s level.

Awarding Body: AITT OR RTITB

A pivot steer, or Bendi, truck is a versatile forklift designed for narrow aisle spaces, with a unique ability to pivot its mast and forks. Accredited on-site training courses are available to teach operators how to manoeuvre and operate these specialised trucks effectively, ensuring workplace safety and competence.

Candidate Suitability: Novice, refresher & conversion courses available.

Duration: 1 to 5 days, varying based on the course type and the candidate’s level.

Awarding Body: AITT OR RTITB

A pedestrian operator truck (POET / PEDOP) is a compact and maneuverable forklift designed to be operated on foot, commonly used in narrow spaces. Accredited on-site training courses are available to teach operators how to safely handle these trucks, including the various height categories such as low, medium/eye level, and high, ensuring they can efficiently perform their tasks while maintaining workplace safety.

Candidate Suitability: Novice, refresher & conversion courses available.

Duration: 1 to 3 days, varying based on the course type and the candidate’s level.

Awarding Body: AITT OR RTITB

A reach truck is a specialized forklift designed for efficient handling of pallets and loads at greater heights, commonly used in warehouses and storage facilities. Accredited on-site reach truck operator training courses are available to instruct operators on safe and effective operation, ensuring they can navigate tight spaces and handle materials at various heights with precision and safety.

Candidate Suitability: Novice, refresher & conversion courses available.

Duration: 1 to 5 days, varying based on the course type and the candidate’s level.

Awarding Body: AITT OR RTITB

A rough terrain masted lift truck is a heavy-duty, off-road forklift designed to handle challenging outdoor environments and uneven terrain. Accredited on-site rough terrain masted lift truck operator training courses are available to equip operators with the skills needed to safely operate these robust machines in rugged conditions, ensuring efficient material handling in construction, agriculture, and similar sectors.

Candidate Suitability: Novice, refresher & conversion courses available.

Duration: 1 to 5 days, varying based on the course type and the candidate’s level.

Awarding Body: AITT OR RTITB

A side loader truck is a specialised forklift designed for handling long and bulky loads, such as timber or steel, by lifting them from the side. Accredited on-site side loader truck operator training courses are available to teach operators how to safely and efficiently operate these unique machines, enabling them to handle long and heavy materials with precision and safety in various industrial settings.

Candidate Suitability: Novice, refresher & conversion courses available.

Duration: 1 to 5 days, varying based on the course type and the candidate’s level.

Awarding Body: AITT OR RTITB

A telescopic truck, often referred to as a telehandler, is a versatile lifting and material handling machine equipped with a telescopic boom that can extend forward and upward. Accredited on-site telescopic truck operator training courses are designed to teach operators how to operate these machines safely and effectively, enabling them to handle a wide range of tasks in construction, agriculture, and other industries.

Candidate Suitability: Novice, refresher & conversion courses available.

Duration: 1 to 5 days, varying based on the course type and the candidate’s level.

Awarding Body: AITT OR RTITB

An electric tow tug is a compact, battery-powered vehicle designed for towing and manoeuvring loads within industrial settings. Accredited on-site electric tow tug operator training courses offer hands-on instruction to operators, teaching them how to safely operate electric tow tugs, manage loads, and ensure workplace safety while adhering to industry standards and best practices.

Candidate Suitability: Novice, refresher & conversion courses available.

Duration: 1 to 5 days, varying based on the course type and the candidate’s level.

Awarding Body: AITT OR RTITB

A vehicle-mounted lift truck is a specialised mobile equipment designed to transport and lift loads onto vehicles, making it an essential tool for logistics and material handling. Accredited on-site vehicle-mounted lift truck operator training courses provide comprehensive instruction for operators, covering the safe operation of these machines, load handling techniques, and compliance with industry regulations to ensure workplace safety and efficiency.

Candidate Suitability: Novice, refresher & conversion courses available.

Duration: 1 to 5 days, varying based on the course type and the candidate’s level.

Awarding Body: AITT OR RTITB

A Very Narrow Aisle (VNA) truck is a specialised forklift designed for use in tight spaces, with the ability to operate in narrow aisles while maximizing vertical storage. Accredited on-site VNA operator training courses covers either Operator Up and Operator Down types, equipping operators with the skills needed to safely manoeuvre these machines, optimize warehouse space, and ensure efficient material handling within confined environments.

Candidate Suitability: Novice, refresher & conversion courses available.

Duration: 1 to 4 days, varying based on the course type and the candidate’s level.

Awarding Body: AITT OR RTITB

Couldn't find what you are looking for?

Many workplaces have specific training needs due to unusual machinery or work practices. For a decade, we’ve provided customised training solutions. Contact us at [email protected] or 0151 343 0588, and our experienced team will help you find the right solution.