Fork Lift Truck and Mechanical Handling Equipment

Aims and Objectives

To provide training for Lift Truck Operators, to enable them to operate the vehicle in a safe and efficient manner. To complete all testing and certification as specified in the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. On successful completion of the Lift Truck Operator course the candidate will be accredited with an ITSSAR or RTITB certificate of completion, dependant on the specific Awarding Body. Training can be undertaken on a variety of Lift Truck disciplines such as Counter Balance, Reach, Rough Terrain, Telescopic, Side Loader and Pivot Steer. Training can also be conducted on various plant and equipment.

Content and Course Design

  • Safety codes of practice
  • Theory of driving
  • Safe operating procedures
  • Hydraulic systems
  • Loading/unloading of vehicles
  • Daily checks
  • Manoeuvring exercises       
  • Health and safety at work
  • Weight assessment
  • Corrective driving
  • Driving on/off ramps
  • Load handling

Course Dates

Scheduled throughout the year at TTA Atherton

Can be delivered at customer’s premises to suit requirements

Please contact our Course Information and Booking Team on 0845 056 0561 or email for further details.

​Alternatively, you can contact us through our contact page.

Course Duration

5 Days Novice, 3 Days Experienced Operator, 2 Day Conversion, 1 Day Refresher

Course Location

At TTA Atherton or at Customer Premises

Delivery Method

Classroom and Practical, 1:3 Instructor/candidate ratio

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