Forklift training or Telescopic Handler Training

The operation of forklifts and material handling equipment (MHE) requires skilled operators.

Employees who are competently trained will save money with improved efficiency and reduce accidents. They will also operate more safely, protecting themselves and other people in their vicinity.

We use the latest training techniques – combining theory and practical exercises – leading to testing and certification.

We can only offer these courses on your site and equipment.

We provide courses on:

  • Rough Terrain Telescopic Handler/Pivot steer
  • Counterbalance FLT – Employers site only
  • Reach FLT – Employers site only
  • Scissor lift
  • Bendi/pivot steer
  • Articulated Boom Cherry Picker
  • Vehicle Mounted Cherry Picker
  • MEWP (Mobile Elevated Work Platform)

Location:

Our qualified RTITB / NORS registered instructor can deliver accredited forklift truck driver training courses on your company premises.

Course content:

We provide the highest standard of driver training and each course includes:

  • Course introduction
  • Basic skills/manoeuvres
  • Practical test
  • Truck knowledge
  • Theory test
  • Successful candidates will receive an RTITB Certificate and ID Card registered with NORS

Forklift Truck, M.E.W.P and Rough Terrain Telescopic Handler Training Courses

Novice Course

RTITB Novice Counterbalance Forklift Truck training course

This three-day course is suitable for complete novices and will teach you the basic driving and lifting skills required to use a forklift truck.

The course will include health and safety guidance and information, pre-start checks/assessments, theory assessments and a practical skills test.

There are no entry requirements to join this course which is for external candidates only.

The three-day course which costs £350 will next be taking place on the following dates:

  • 19 – 21 September 2022

Please note that we can only provide this training on your site and equipment.

For further information, please contact Alison Regan at alison.regan@reaseheath.ac.uk

RTITB Novice Rough Terrain Telescopic Handler course

This three-day course, suitable for complete beginners, will teach candidates basic driving and lifting skills to be able to use a Rough Terrain Telescopic Handler.

The course will include health and safety guidance and information, pre-start checks/assessments, theory assessments and a practical skills test.

There are no entry requirements to join this course, which costs £350 and will next be running on:

  • 30 August – 1 September 2022

This course will take place in the Agriculture department at Reaseheath College.

For further information, please contact Alison Regan at alison.regan@reaseheath.ac.uk

Conversion Courses

A two day training course designed for an operator who has completed a counterbalance or reach course and needs a 2 day conversion course for the other training.

Refresher Course

A one day course, which the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) recommend all operators to take every 3 years.

RTITB Rough Terrain Telescopic Handler refresher course (for students or apprentices)

This one-day refresher RTITB Rough Terrain Telescopic handler course will teach you the basic driving and lifting skills to be able to use a Rough Terrain Telescopic Handler.

The course will include health and safety guidance and information, pre-start checks/assessments, theory assessments and a practical skills test.

This course is for students or apprentices only, and you must have some machinery experience for example with a tractor or forklift truck.

This course costs £85 and will next be running on:

  • 13 September 2022

This course will take place in the Agriculture department at Reaseheath College.

For further information, please contact Alison Regan at alison.regan@reaseheath.ac.uk

RTITB Rough Terrain Telescopic Handler refresher course (for students or apprentices)

This one-day refresher RTITB Rough Terrain Telescopic handler course will teach you the basic driving and lifting skills to be able to use a Rough Terrain Telescopic Handler.

The course will include health and safety guidance and information, pre-start checks/assessments, theory assessments and a practical skills test.

This course is for students or apprentices only, and you must have some machinery experience for example with a tractor or forklift truck.

This course costs £85 and will next be running on:

  • 13 September 2022

This course will take place in the Agriculture department at Reaseheath College.

For further information, please contact Alison Regan at alison.regan@reaseheath.ac.uk

RTITB Rough Terrain Telescopic Handler refresher course (for students or apprentices)

This one-day refresher RTITB Rough Terrain Telescopic handler course will teach you the basic driving and lifting skills to be able to use a Rough Terrain Telescopic Handler.

The course will include health and safety guidance and information, pre-start checks/assessments, theory assessments and a practical skills test.

This course is for students or apprentices only, and you must have some machinery experience for example with a tractor or forklift truck.

This course costs £85 and will next be running on:

  • 13 September 2022

This course will take place in the Agriculture department at Reaseheath College.

For further information, please contact Alison Regan at alison.regan@reaseheath.ac.uk

RTITB Rough Terrain Telescopic Handler refresher course (for external candidates)

This one-day refresher RTITB Rough Terrain Handler course will teach you the basic driving and lifting skills to be able to use a Rough Terrain Telescopic Handler.

The course will include health and safety guidance and information, pre-start checks/assessments, theory assessments and a practical skills test.

This course is for external candidates only, and you must have some machinery experience for example with a tractor or forklift truck.

This one-day course, which costs £185, will next be running on:

  • 15 August 2022

This course will take place in the Agriculture department at Reaseheath College.

For further information, please contact Alison Regan at alison.regan@reaseheath.ac.uk

Please note:
  • We cannot exceed our maximum number of trainees per course
  • Safety equipment (PPE) is not included in the above price – trainees must bring their own
  • No refunds can be given if cancellation occurs less than 48 hours in advance

For more information and to book please contact alison.regan@reaseheath.ac.uk.

Once you have spoken to us you can access the online store here.

Once payment has been made by debit/credit card, the administration department will be advised of your payment and contact you with reference to dates and course joining instructions. Payment must be made in full and refunds cannot be given if cancellation occurs less than 48 hours to the pre-arranged course date.