For Operators, Managers and Instructors

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

Working extensively across Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire and Shropshire, our highly qualified in-house trainers are known for their supportive, common sense approach, maintaining a pass rate of more than 97%. Our courses are listed below, take a look, give us a call, and we'll put together a tailored, cost-effective training proposal for you.

Forklift Operator Training:

  • Counterbalance: novice, experienced and refresher
  • Pallet Trucks: pedestrian and ride on
  • Reach Trucks: novice, experienced and refresher
  • VNA Truck Operator
  • Forklift Conversion Training
  • Lorry-Mounted Lift Truck and Loader
  • Forklift Instructor Training: In-House and ITSSAR
  • Multidirectional Lift Trucks
  • Rough Terrain Lift Trucks
  • Train the Trainer

Specialist Equipment:

  • Mobile Elevated Work Platform
  • Sideloaders: novice, experienced and refresher
  • Telescopic Truck Operator
  • Wheeled Loaders: novice, experienced and refresher
  • Skid Steer Operator
  • Crane and Slinger Operator
  • Slinger Signaller Training
  • Tow Tractor Operator

Safe Operations:

  • Managers and Supervisors' FLT Awareness
  • Manual Handling Training
  • LPG Refuelling
  • Industrial Battery Care and Maintenance
  • Fork-Mounted Working Platform Safety

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.

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