Forklift New Entrants

Forklift New Entrant

This 3-day Forklift Training Course aims to educate the delegate on the safe operation of the forklift. The practical element to the course involves the pre-inspection of forklift by the delegates.

A 2day course is also available for new entrants with experience.  A signed declaration confirming experience must be received prior to course commencement.


Who Should Attend:

This course is designed for those who are required to operate a forklift in their workplace.

Participants per course:

Maximum of 3 participants.

Course Duration:

2-3 days depending on experience (2 days for experienced operators).

Signed declaration by operator confirming experience must be submitted prior to completing training.


Course Content:

  • Legislation
  • Code of Practice for Forklift Trucks 2002
  • Types and components of forklift trucks
  • Forklift truck stability and instability
  • Safe operation of forklift

Practical Demonstration:

There is a practical demonstration on the pre inspection of forklift including a driving test for the trainees.


Participants, who successfully complete the course, will receive certification from an RTITB registered tutor.

Certification Validity Period:

The Certificate is valid for three years.

Course Cost:

Please contact us for details

This course has been approved by Next Level Skillnet for funding.

This can cover up-to 40% of the course cost.

Learn more about your company’s eligibility status at the button below.

*Terms & Conditions Apply

Funding Eligibility

This course has been approved by Next Level Skillnet for funding. Next Level Skillnet members are given financial support with training costs (fee subvention) for their employees. This can be as much as 40% of the course cost.

How do we become a member?

Becoming a member of our network is easy. There is no membership fee required however your company must match the following criteria:

– Your company must not be a public-sector company.

– Your company must either be paying employee’s fees directly or else reimbursing employees that pay their own fees.

*Self-Employed individuals are also eligible for funding.