RTITB Forklift Courses

The RTITB Forklifts courses covered by our centre are as follows:

  • Counterbalance

  • Reach Truck

  • Electric Pedestrian Operated Pallet transport/Stacker Truck

  • Rough Terrain Masted Lift Truck

  • Rough Terrain Telescopic Handler

  • Pivot Steer Lift Truck

  • Vehicle Mounted Lift Truck

  • Very Narrow Aisle Lift Truck(Man-up or Man Down)

  • Sideloader Lift Truck

  • Mobile Elevated Work Platforms

  • Hydraulic Lorry Loader Crane

  • Order Picker Truck (Low-Medium & High)

  • Multi-Directional Lift Truck

Course Summary

Candidates will participate in theory lessons and practical demonstrations / exercises, all of which are highlighted by the use of OHP & Videos covering;

  • Provision and Use of W ork Equipment Regulations

  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations

  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

  • Other current relevant regulations

  • Introduction to machine

  • Pre – shift inspections

  • Controls and instruments

  • Components and main types of lift trucks

  • Re – fuelling systems

  • Coolant, fuel and lubrication systems

  • Emergency controls

  • Driving on / off ramps

  • Operator’s safety code

  • Handling loaded / unloaded pallets and difficult shaped loads

Course Duration

3 or 5 days depending on the experience of the candidate, the number of candidates and the ratio of candidates / Instructor.


R.T.I.T.B Approved Licence.