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Instructor Courses

Lift West has been established for more than 25 years material handling experts with more than 40 years' experience in the industry and dealerships for some of the biggest names in materials handling.

Do you want to become an forklift instructor?

Lift West deliver 10-day ITSSAR Accredited Forklift Instructor training courses each month which, on completion, will provide you with all the skills required to become an instructor. The course content includes the principles of forklift truck operations. It also outlines learning methods, types of lessons, lesson plans and classroom lessons principles of instructor (instructional techniques), in addition to skills testing and ongoing assessments.

The forklift instructors course is based on instruction on a counterbalance forklift truck and a basic operator certificate is required (undertaken or refreshed within 6 months of the course start date - in-house certificates are not acceptable), however if you currently hold a basic operator certificate for another machine, such as reach truck, flexi etc, you can complete a counterbalance conversion course to meet the required standard.

Fully trained and responsible forklift operators are essential to any business, not only for the safety of personnel & property, but also to maximise the economy & productivity of your materials handling equipment.

Lift West has a fully accredited operator training centre to help our customers have the best trained staff possible.

Our qualified & experienced trainers are able to carry out ITSSAR accredited training courses in our fully equipped training centre, or on our customer's sites anywhere in the UK. Whichever is the easiest & most convenient for your business.

At the Lift West operator training centre, we . can provide training on all forms of materials handling equipment, man-up equipment & business-related safety.

On completion of the forklift instructor course, you will be able to instruct on any machines you hold certification for or later undertake, this includes HSE courses such as manual handling.

You do not require an instructor course for each machine.

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