RTITB Forklift Instructor Training (10 days)

RTITB and BRITTOPs Forklift instructor courses for anyone wishing to become an instructor.

Are you passionate about forklift operations and eager to share your knowledge and expertise with others?  Our comprehensive Forklift Instructor Training Course is designed to equip the delegate with the necessary skills and certifications to become a qualified forklift instructor.

RTITB Instructor Training for Individuals

Forklift training conducted on our fully equipped training centre:

Unit 5-7 Airport Gate, Business Centre, Bath Road , Heathrow, Harmondsworth, West Drayton, UB7 0NA

RTITB Instructor Training for Businesses

Operator Experience

Course Duration




10 days

6 Maximum

5 day

6 Maximum

Novice- For trainees with little to no experience operating a counterbalance lift truck.

Refresher- To refresh any training for experienced operators that hold a certificate.


RTITB and Brittops accredited trainers


Public liability and indemnity insurance


Easy application and booking procedures

Available nationwide

All training is available across the UK

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Forklift truck instructor course content

Our Forklift Instructor Training Course is carefully crafted to provide each delegate with a thorough understanding of forklift operations, safety guidelines, and effective teaching techniques. Whether you are an experienced forklift operator looking to transition into a teaching role or a seasoned instructor seeking to enhance your skills, this course is perfect for you.

Our course complies with the approved code of practice issued by the Health & Safety executive.

Our training program covers a wide range of essential topics, ensuring that you receive a comprehensive education in forklift instruction. Some of the key areas covered include:

  • Forklift Operations: Gain in-depth knowledge of different types of forklifts, their components, and their safe operation. Understand the principles of load handling, stability, and maneuvering techniques.

  • Safety Regulations: Familiarise yourself with local and international safety regulations governing forklift operations. Learn how to identify potential hazards, implement safety measures, and conduct proper risk assessments.

  • Instructional Techniques: Develop effective teaching methods, including lesson planning, instructional materials preparation, and classroom management strategies. Learn how to deliver engaging presentations, provide constructive feedback, and evaluate trainee performance.

  • Practical Training: Get hands-on experience in conducting practical training sessions. Learn how to assess trainees’ practical skills, guide them through maneuvers, and correct any mistakes or unsafe practices.

  • Evaluation and Certification: Learn how to assess trainee performance, conduct evaluations, and provide objective feedback. Understand the process of certifying successful forklift operators and issuing recognised certifications.

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RTITB Forklift Instructor Course Benefits

By enrolling in our Forklift Instructor Training Course, you will:

  • Gain expertise in forklift operations, safety protocols, and instructional techniques.
  • Enhance your career prospects and open doors to new opportunities as a certified forklift instructor.
  • Contribute to a safer work environment by training operators to adhere to industry best practices.
  • Join a network of professionals dedicated to promoting forklift safety and excellence in instruction.

Why choose us?

  • Experienced Instructors: Our courses are taught by RTITB accredited industry professionals with extensive experience in forklift operations and instruction.
  • Comprehensive Curriculum: Our training courses cover all aspects of forklift instruction, ensuring you receive a well-rounded education.
  • Practical Training: We emphasise hands-on learning, allowing you to develop your skills in a real-world setting.
  • Recognised Certification: Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a nationally recognised certification, enhancing your credibility as an instructor.
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How to get started

Contact us to find out more about our courses, course start dates and availability. We run courses throughout the month from training courses across the UK. We can also book external courses on your premises.


Course booking and enrolment

Once you have booked your training with us, we will send you the booking information and forms to complete.


Make your payment

With your course enrolment information, we will attach an invoice to be paid within 14 days prior to the course commencement date. Once your payment is received, your booking is complete. A confirmation will be sent to your email address.


Course Completion

Once your training is complete, you will receive your certification and/or ID card. We will then send you your digital certificate to download and print. (Physical Certificates on request.)

Forklift truck instructor FAQ's

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Working hours​

Mon-Fri, 9am until 6pm

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Contact Information

01344 830015

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday 9am-5pm 
Weekend – Closed

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