First Choice Fork Truck Training



Novice courses are designed to take an individual from knowing nothing about a Fork Lift Truck to achieving a qualification standard that is recognised across the industry and conforms fully to HSE training guidelines and advice for workplace transport safety training, Loler 98 – Puwer 98 and HASAWA 1974 rules and regulations.


Refresher courses are designed for those that have been trained and tested in the past and require a skills update. Proof of previous training must be provided. 


This course is designed for certificated operators who may be required to operate more than one type of truck. Further Basic Training relating to that particular type of truck conversion training is essential including the understanding of the engineering principles and safe operational practice of the new type of lift truck they will be require to operate. The operators must be certificated on a lift truck before attending conversion training on other types of lift trucks.

We provide training on the following truck types:

  • Counterbalance

  • Reach

  • Pivot Steer

  • Narrow Aisle

  • Powered Pallet Trucks

  • Side Loaders

  • 4-Way Combi Trucks

  • Second Level Order Picking Trucks

  • Backloaders

  • High Level Order Picking Trucks

  • Low Level Order Picking Trucks

  • Mobile Elevated Work Platform

  • Telescopic Handlers

  • Abrasive Wheels

  • Loading Shovel

  • Lorry Mounted Loader

  • Overhead Crane

  • Slinger/Signaller

Manual Handling Training is also available. Shift patterns and weekend training can be accommodated. Please enquire for further information.


HSE aims to reduce work-related death, injury and ill health.

Information for Workplace Transport

Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER)

Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER)

Rider-operated lift trucks: Operator training and safe use. Approved L117

Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 – legislation explained

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