Forklift Instructor Course

17th -28th May 2021

To book your place or to find out more about what the qualification involves and what it could do for you, click here or call Rachel on 01432 277180.

Truck Hire


Our hire fleet has over 300 forklifts, pallet trucks, elevated platforms and other equipment. If you need something quickly, we're sure to have the one for you.


Visit our handlingstore site!

For all of your racking and warehouse storage solutions, visit our handlingstore site!

Special Offers

Our best deals on our best products

Our Trucks

A comprehensive guide to our Forklifts

Arrange a FREE site visit

No-obligation. Expert Advice.

We will help you to decide what is best for the job at hand.

HFT Mitsubishi Forklifts

Visit our dedicated Mitsubishi Site

Training Courses

Every course you could possibly need...

Even the most advanced forklift truck is only as safe, efficient and productive as its operator. Good training is essential and our ITSSAR & AITT accredited courses are among the most popular in the region.

Service & Maintenance

Sensible measures to keep you working

At HFT, we're confident that you won't find a better service for a better price.


Our quality, guaranteed

Not only do you have our word that we act with integrity and professionalism, but each accreditation that we have is a guarantee to you.

A Career with HFT

Great service needs great people

Giving great quality service takes a quality team. Our success, as well as our customer's trust, relies on having great people in every department to deliver our high standard of service.

Why choose HFT?

Reasons why customers work with us

We're proud to say that over the years, our customers tend to become our friends.

24 hour breakdown cover

A rapid response, whenever you need us

AITT accredited training

Operator, trainer and management courses

Flexible short-term hire

Forklifts, access platforms and pallet trucks


Let’s put together a package for you

How we work

Three things that keep customers coming back

Genie access platforms

work at height in safety

Aisle-Master VNA trucks

Simple, reliable, efficient.

Parts and tyres

Because you don’t have time to wait

CFTS Thorough Examinations

The gold standard of forklift inspections

ITSSAR instructor training

Train your own qualified trainers

Skills but no qualification?

See our forklift conversion course

Forklift operator training

Give new recruits the best start

Forklift refresher training

Keep operators’ skills up to date

Telescopic truck training

Work safely with telehandlers

Very Narrow Aisle training

Confidence with articulated trucks

Pallet truck safety training

Avoid injuries and stock damage

Access platform training

Mobile elevated work platform safety

An Apprentice's Point of View

Hear it from the horse's mouth

Think an apprenticeship might be the right direction for you but not quite sure what's involved? Listen to George who has passed his Level 3 qualification with flying colours, talking about why he chose this route and how it worked for him.


How We Support our Apprentices

See it from both sides

Once you've decided that an apprenticeship is right for you, you need to make sure that your placement is with a business that is going to support and nurture you. Hear about our approach from Commercial Operations Manager Emma Bennett.


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