A1 Forklift Truck Training Ltd

over 20 years experience in carrying out Forklift Truck Training

A1 Forklift Truck Training Limited is a registered ITSSAR, AITT and BRITTOp Operator Training Organisation and now a CITB Approved Training Organisation.

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

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
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 daily.
We also work around various shift patterns including, days, evenings, nights, or weekends etc.

Aims of the Course:

The course aims are to provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to safely operate a Forklift truck. The course will comprise of theoretical and practical instruction that will allow the operator to drive and operate the lift truck safely and efficiently, stack and de-stack at various levels in a safe and competent manner, carry out pre-use checks to ensure the equipment is in a safe condition, carry out battery maintenance and charging procedures, load and unload vehicles.

We carry out Novice, Experienced Operator, Refresher and Conversion Training on the following Material Handling Equipment:

• Counter Balance FLT’s (B1, B2 B3 & B4)
• Reach Truck’s (D1 & D2)
• Pedestrian Pallet Trucks (A1, A2, A3, A4,A5 & A7)
• Tele Handler (J2,J3, J4 & J5)
• Rough Terrain (J1)
• Pivot Truck (P1 & P2) (Flexi, Bendi, Isle Master etc)
• Multi- Directional (M1, M2 & M3) (Combi etc.)
• Side Loaders (C1, C2 & C3 )
• MEWP- (3A Scissor Lifts / 3B Cherry Picker)
• Trailer Mounted (T) (Moffett)
• VNA (F1 &F2)
• Order Picker (E2)
• Tow Tractor (H1 & H2)
• Overhead Crane, Slinging and Signaller
• Hiab (Lorry Crane)
• Manual Handling

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  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974, LOLER & PUWER
  • Operators safety code
  • Battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Pre-use checks
  • Stacking and de-stacking in open and confined areas
  • Lorry loading and unloading


  • Pre-use checks
  • Battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Motive controls
  • Hydraulic controls
  • Maneuvering in open and confined areas
  • Stacking at different heights
  • De-stacking at various height and add loading and unloading lorry’s

Theory & Practical Assessment:

  • Pre-use checks  
  • Theory test
  •  Practical test  

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