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Information on the Lift Truck Training Course

Aims and Objectives

The aims of our Lift truck training course are to provide training for Lift Truck Operators, to enable them to operate the vehicle in a safe and efficient manner. To complete all testing and certification as specified in the Health and Safety At Work Act 1974. On successful completion of the Lift Truck Training course the candidate will be proved with an ITSSAR certificate of completion. Training can be undertaken on a variety of Lift Truck disciplines such as Counter Balance, Reach, Rough Terrain, Telescopic, Side Loader and Pivet Steer.

Content and Course Design

  • Safety codes of practice
  • Theory of driving
  • Safe operating procedures
  • Hydraulic systems
  • Loading/unloading of vehicles
  • Daily checks
  • Manoeuvring exercises
  • Health and safety at work
  • Weight assessment
  • Corrective driving
  • Driving on/off ramps
  • Load handling

Course Date

Our Lift truck course takes place regularly throughout the year – please contact us for further details.


5 Days Novice, 3 Days Experienced Operator, 2 Day Conversion, 1 Day Refresher.

Course Location

Transport Training Academy in Manchester or Lancashire or by arrangement on Customer Premises.

Delivery Method

Classroom and Practical 1:3 Instructor /candidate radio. Please contact our Course Information and Booking Team on 0845 056 0561 or email for further details.

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