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Workplace Training

Lift West Training helps your business develop skilled employees through training, development and supporting their progression while helping your business to develop the skill levels that you need to compete both locally and globally.

Instructor and Operator Training

Lift West Training helps your business develop skilled employees through training, development and supporting their progression while helping your business to develop the skill levels that you need to compete both locally and globally.

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.

We are dedicated to providing the best range and quality of fully-accredited courses. Our courses can be taken by individuals wanting to progress in their career or be rolled out across an entire workforce.

We carry out Operator Training nationwide and Instructor Training at our HQ in Somerset.

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ABA Workplace Transport Groups

A - Powered Pallet Trucks

Group
OperatorEnergyType
A1PedestrianElectricPallet; stillage; low lift platform & low lift order-picking trucks
A2RiderElectricPallet; stillage; low lift platform & low lift order-picking trucks
A3PedestrianElectricCounterbalance lift trucks
A4RiderElectricRider pallet stackers
A5PedestrianElectricPallet stackers
A6PedestrianElectricStraddle trucks
A7PedestrianElectricReach trucks
A8RiderElectricStand on Reach trucks

B - Counterbalance

Group
OperatorEnergyType
B1RiderElectric & i.c.eLift truck up to and including 5 tonne
B2RiderElectric & i.c.eLift truck over 5 tonne -  up to and including 15 tonne
B3RiderElectric & i.c.eLift truck over 15 tonne
B4RiderElectric & i.c.eStand-on counterbalance

C - Sideloader

Group
OperatorEnergyType
C1RiderElectric & i.c.eUp to and including 5 tonne
C2RiderElectric & i.c.eOver 5 tonne - up to and including 5 tonne
C3RiderElectric & i.c.eStand-on counterbalance

D - Reach 

Group
OperatorEnergyType
D1RiderElectricReach & straddle trucks 3 - 8m
D2RiderElectricReach & straddle trucks 8m lift

E - Order pickers

Group
OperatorEnergyType
E1RiderElectricMedium lift up to and including 2.5 meters
E2RiderElectricHigh lift over 2.5 meters

F - Very Narrow Aisle

Group
OperatorEnergyType
F1RiderElectricOperator Up
F2RiderElectricOperator down

G - Container Handlers

Group
OperatorEnergyType
G1RiderI.c.eStraddle carriers
G2RiderI.c.eCounterbalanced
G3RiderI.c.eSideloader
G4RiderI.c.eTelescopic
G5RiderI.c.eRough Terrain Telescopic

H - Tow Tractors & Handlers

Group
OperatorEnergyType
H1RiderI.c.e-
H2PedestrianI.c.e(including flip-up platform)
H3RiderI.c.eOver 30,000kg

J - Rough Terrain

Group
OperatorEnergyType
J1RiderI.c.eMasted lift truck
J2RiderI.c.eVariable reach/telescopic up to 9m lift 2 or 4 wheel steer/articulated
J3RiderI.c.eTelescopic above 9m lift 2 or 4 wheel steer/articulated
J6RiderI.c.eVariable reach/telescopic, rotating turret under 9m lift 2 or 4 wheel
J7RiderI.c.eVariable reach/telescopic, rotating turret over 9m lift 2 or 4 wheel
J8RiderI.c.eArticulated

J - Industrial

Group
OperatorEnergyType
J4RiderI.c.eVariable reach lift truck - up to 9m lift 2 or 4 wheel steer
J5RiderI.c.eHigh lift telescopic truck - above 9m lift 2 or 4 wheel steer

M - Multi-Directional

Group
OperatorEnergyType
M1RiderElectric & i.c.eMulti-directional lift trucks
M2RiderElectric & i.c.eMulti-directional side loader

P - Pivot Steer

Group
OperatorEnergyType
P1RiderElectric & i.c.e-
P2PedestrianElectric-

T - Transportable (Truck Mounted)

Group
OperatorEnergyType
T1RiderI.c.e-

Z - Pallet Trucks

Group
OperatorEnergyType
Z1PedestrianManual & Semi-manualPallet trucks
Z2PedestrianManual & Semi-manualPlatform truck (including fixed type)
Z3PedestrianManual & Semi-manualPallet stacker
Z4PedestrianManual & Semi-manualStraddle truck

MEWP Group

Group
OperatorEnergyType
1ARiderElectric & I.c.eStatic Vertical - Driven into position - can't drive elevated
1BRider & PedestrianElectric & I.c.eStatic Boom - Mounted - can't drive elevated
3ARiderElectric & I.c.eMobile Vertical - Can drive elevated
3BRiderElectric & I.c.eMobile Boom - Can drive elevated

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