Forklift Driver Training and Refresher Courses in the North West

We provide forklift driver training courses in Accrington, Lancashire, and the North West. To operate a forklift, you need to complete the appropriate practical forklift training to comply with UK law, for insurance purposes, and to ensure a safe and productive work environment.

Here at Thompson Training, our friendly and professional team provide onsite forklift training for individuals and small groups. We offer a one-day forklift refresher course and a 3-day basic forklift course. Our forklift training courses can be held at our premises in Accrington, Lancashire, but we can also come to you.

1-Day Forklift Truck Refresher Course

The primary aim of this course is to ensure that the experienced forklift truck operator understands and complies with the relevant Health and Safety Regulations. This course complies with the Health and Safety Approved Code of Practice.

Our 1-Day Forklift Truck Refresher Course includes:

  • Legislation
  • Forklift Truck Stability
  • Driving & Manoeuvring
  • Shutdown and Parking Procedures
  • Operators Safety
  • Pre-start and Operations Checks
  • Stacking and De-stacking

3-Day Basic Forklift Training Course

This course is designed for forklift truck operators with limited or no experience on forklift trucks, conducted at a slower pace to enable the candidate to build up confidence and coordination on the machine. Course content is based on 70% practical and 30% theoretical. This course complies with the Health and Safety Approved Code of Practice.

Our 3-Day Basic Forklift Driver Training Course includes:

  • Legislation
  • Forklift Truck Stability
  • Driving & Manoeuvring
  • Shutdown and Parking Procedures
  • Operators Safety
  • Pre-start and Operations Checks
  • Stacking and De-stacking
  • Manoeuvring Abnormal Loads
  • Loading/Unloading Vehicles

Become a Forklift Truck Operator in the North West Today

Please note that a maximum of 3 candidates to 1 instructor is permissible per forklift driver training course. Once you have completed your forklift training, you will be able to hold a forklift license and operate a forklift safely and effectively. If you have any questions about getting yourself or your staff trained to drive forklifts in the North West, don’t hesitate to call. Contact us now to discuss your forklift truck training requirements on 01254419834 or 0781660574.

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