Fork Lift Truck Training

On site counterbalance and reach truck training benefits your FLT operators as they are already familiar with the fork lift trucks and the types of loads that they deal with in their daily work

The content and duration of fork lift truck training courses are dependent on the ability and previous experience of individual candidates. Please note, the course duration stipulated below is based upon candidate to instructor ratios of 3:1:1. Course duration may be shorter when fewer people are attending.


Up to 5 days (dependent on the number of course attendees).

Suitable for:
Anyone with no previous experience of driving a fork lift truck.

Age 16 or above.  No previous experience required.


Up to 3 days (dependent on the number of course attendees).

Suitable for:
For those who wish to formalise their experience for the purposes of Health and Safety requirements or who wish to gain a qualification transferable to other sites and recognised by future employers.


1 day.

Suitable for:
Anyone that is experienced in driving and has a certificate from an accrediting body and is seeking to renew their licence.

Refresher courses must be taken approximately 5 years following the initial novice course.

Must hold a certificate to operate from a recognised accrediting body Course duration is dependent on the number of attendees and the driving experience of the individual. The standard number of days based on instructor ratios of 3:1:1 are below:

  • Novice: Up to 5 days
  • Experienced: Up to 3 days
  • Refresher: 1 day

 Course Content: 

  • Introduction
  • Regulations
  • Safety Operator Video
  • Pre-Use Inspections / hand overs
  • Safe Operating Methods & Hazards
  • Operating in Confined Spaces
  • Operating in Industrial Racking
  • Bulk Stacking & Lorry Loading
  • Theory Test
  • Practical Assessment
  • Course Evaluation