Forklift Training

Professional forklift training in Northamptonshire

At Universal Training Services Midlands Ltd, we provide accredited forklift training to operators and instructors across The Midlands. You will acquire the experience required to handle and operate forklift trucks in the workplace.

Professional training for your business

We train various levels of experience, from novice, refresher, previous experience and conversion training to other trucks types. On successful completion of the training, delegates will be issued with an ITSSAR accredited certificate and photo card picture licence and will also be entered on to the TOPS database. 

Experience required: No experience required

Course duration: 1 - 5 day courses

Number of delegates: 1 – 3

Location: On-site and training centre

Course content
Theoretical
The need to train and statutory requirements
Counterbalance principles - rated capacity - stability and instability
re-fuelling
Operator safety code
Suitable safety films
Multi choice  theory test
Practical Skills instruction
Introduction to the machine
Control familiarisation
Daily checks/refuelling procedures
Battery charging & simple battery maintenance
Driving and steering procedures (unladen and laden)
Load weight assessment
Load handling
Stacking / destacking procedures
Bulk stacking / destacking
Stacking / destacking cup post pallets
Handling awkward loads & vehicle loading / unloading
Pre use check test
Practical skills test
Learn how to correctly operate a forklift truck with professional training from Universal Training Services Midlands Ltd. Call us on:
01536 202 549

Forklift truck training available

We provide training on various forklift trucks and lifting equipment.
  • Counterbalance
  • Reach
  • Pivot steer (Bendi truck)
  • VNA
  • Rough terrain
  • PPT
  • Order pickers
  • Rough terrain telescopic
  • multi directional
  • Gantry Cranes
Certification: ITSSAR and in-house available.

Certification renewal: Recommended every 3 years however this may depend on the company’s risk assessments and internal policies.

Contact us to book a training course on-site or at our East Midlands training centre.
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