Novice Course

We will require:


A Suitable area/room for the Theory Session


A Suitable Area for Practical Sessions


An Appropriate Machine


Suitable Load for Practical Training.

Novice Forklift Training Course in Newcastle-

Employers operating forklift equipment have a legal obligation to ensure their staff receive necessary training and education from accredited instructors. This obligation not only provides the safety of the operators and pedestrians but also ensures operatives can work efficiently to boost overall productivity. 

To assist with this, A1 Fork Lift Truck Training offers a specialised, fully accredited novice training course designed to provide operators with the knowledge and practical skills they need to operate a variety of forklifts safely and effectively. Our novice forklift training is available to businesses in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne and throughout the North East, and are all offered at competitive rates.

Our novice forklift operator training course conforms to all the relevant Health and Safety guidelines and is designed to be as engaging as possible to ensure your complete understanding. All our instructors are highly experienced and fully accredited and are committed to delivering every novice training course according to the highest standards.

We also take care to continuously update the courses we offer, meaning all our courses are entirely up to date with all the newest information and industry guidelines, ensuring your operatives are always trained according to the latest standards. 

To find out more about our novice forklift operator training course, get in touch with A1 Fork Lift Truck Training today on 0777 591 7158 or 0191 2376814, or at, and our instructors will tailor a bespoke training solution that suits your business. 

Our Novice Forklift Training Course

Our novice training course is aimed at people who have no skills or prior experience with driving and operating forklift trucks or other manual handling equipment. We cover all aspects of forklift driving and operating throughout the course, ensuring every participant will feel confident and comfortable operating forklifts once they complete their training. 

Our course is designed to be delivered using a combination of theory and practical sessions, ensuing a holistic understanding of lift trucks and the best operating practices. The length of the course varies between three and five days, depending on the number of participants taking part. 

We always take care to deliver a fully personalised experience to all our clients and are committed to ensuring your and your trainees’ complete satisfaction throughout the duration of the course. If you have any specific training requests or requirements, our team can work with you to design an appropriate program that incorporates your requirements and meets any other unique needs you may have. 


What We Need

All our novice training courses will be carried out on your site. We will require the following to ensure the best possible delivery of our training course: 

  • A suitable room or area for the theory sessions. 
  • A suitable area for the practical sessions. 
  • An appropriate machine. 
  • A suitable load for practical training. 

Please also take note of our maximum training ratio, which is as follows:

  • 3 x Trainees. 
  • 1 x FLT.
  • 1x Instructor. 

Why Choose Our Novice Courses?

At A1 Fork Lift Truck Training, we strive to provide comprehensive forklift training solutions for all categories of forklift and material handling equipment to operatives of all skill levels. All our course material is designed to meet all the relevant industry guidelines, with our team working alongside the country’s leading accrediting bodies to ensure every course is delivered according to the highest standards. 

We are an ITSSAR, AITT, and BRITTOP registered operator training organisation, with each of our instructors holding the qualifications and experience necessary to deliver our material according to the relevant guidelines. We are also a third-party approved awarding organisation for the CITB, giving you complete peace of mind that your operators in training are in the best hands at all times. 

No matter what you need form our professional novice forklift operator training courses,  A1 Fork Lift Truck Training will provide you with an affordable, fully bespoke training solution that will leave your operatives working safely and efficiently. 

We are ITSSAR / AITT / BRiTTOP Registered Operator Training Organisation and now Third Party Approved Awarding Organisation for the CITB.