A1 Forklift Truck Training 

over 20 years experience in carrying out Forklift & MHE Training

Forklift Training

Forklift training is a comprehensive course that equips individuals with the knowledge and skills required to safely operate forklifts.

Crane Training

Crane training is a specialised program that teaches individuals how to operate cranes safely and efficiently.

MEWP Training

Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) Training provides essential knowledge and skills for safely operating aerial work platforms.

Our Goal is your Gain

We have over 20 years experience in carrying out Forklift Truck Training, Working for a number of companies and various training organisations both locally and nationally.


Our Promise is Peace of Mind

All our Forklift Truck Training is externally accredited, meeting nationally recognised AITT, ITSSAR or BRITTOp Standards, and in line with HSE Approved Code of Practice L117 (Rider-Operated lift trucks – Operator training)


Attention to detail

We can carry out training at our Cramlington training centre away from the pressure of your
working environment, i.e lack of space, interruptions and use of equipment restrictions on your
site.Or we can carry out training on your premises using your equipment. The benefit of this is that the
operators are trained on the actual equipment they will be operating on a daily basis.


Experience and Execution

Expert knowledge, a passion for quality training, and a determination to deliver quality training on the following Material BRITTOP are very pleased to announce that we are now a 3rd Party Approved Awarding Organisation for the CITB Handling Equipment.


About A1 Forklift Truck Training LTD

ll Courses meet the appropriate criteria as specified by ITSSAR / AITT and HSE Approved Code of Practice (L117). All of our training is carried out on your premises using your equipment: The benefit of this is that the operators are trained on the actual equipment they will be operating:

For a friendly and prompt service feel free to contact us for all your Material Handling Equipment Training Requirements or if you would like any advice or guidance on the use of your Material Handling Equipment.

Lets discuss how we can help you


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Novice Training

Novice Training is aimed at People with no previous experience, the course will last 5 days. (Training time can be reduced if the number of trainees is less than 3 attendees).

supervisory training


Experienced Operator Training is aimed at People who have had previous operating experience, but either do not have a certificate of basic training or are unable to provide proof that they held one.

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Training for those operators who have been trained and tested in the UK in the past 5 years, and are able to provide the certificate proving that they have had training.

novice training


Conversion Training for Operators trained on one type of machine who wish to train on a different class of machine. Course length of 1-2 days.

supervisory training


Employees who manage or supervise the use of work equipment should receive adequate training for purposes of health & safety.

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Based in the North East England and we cover:

Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead. Team Valley Trading Estate (TVTE). North East , Tyne & Wear, North Tyneside, North Shields, South Tyneside, Jarrow, Northumberland, Cramlington, Ashington. Morpeth, Alnwick, Hexham, Blaydon. Bedlington Sunderland , Durham, Washington , Consett, Birtley, Newton Aycliffe. Stanley/ Teesside. Middlesbrough, Darlington, Cumbria, Carlisle, Penrith , Scotland, Edinburgh, Glasgow.


Very knowledgeable and helpful, Tom is a very good instructor, would highly recommend.
Jason K. Gateshead

A good refresher, well balanced course with practical & theory experience.
David K. Seaham

Good course, Instructor very clear in explaining all requirements and very helpful throughout the course
Kevin L. G.E. Gas & Oil

The Course Was Brilliantly Delivered by Tom, Who Explained Everything in Detail and was Helpful and Pleasant.
Lee Mc. Newcastle