Fork-Lift Truck Operator Basic and/or Refresher FL01

Target Group

All identified personnel who are required to use or responsible for work carried out involving the use of forklift trucks.


The aim of these courses is to bring candidates into line with accepted Codes of Practice approved by the Health and Safety Commission and regulations covered by the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Sections 2 and 16.

General Information

All courses are Association of Industrial Truck Trainers/Independent Training Standard Scheme & Register (AITT/ITSSAR), approved by HSE standards. References to HSE’s Safety in Working with Lift Trucks and Rider-operated Lift Trucks: Operator Training Approved Code of Practice.

Courses held on your site for up to 3 candidates.

Course Content

The course content varies according to the candidate requirements as follows:

  • 5 Day Basic Operator Counterbalance or Reach (Novice) for people with no experience
  • 3 Day Basic Operator Counterbalance or Reach (Existing) for drivers with experience but no certificate of training.
  • 1 Day Refresher Training
  • 1 Day Conversion Reach – Counterbalance.
  • 2 Day Conversion Counterbalance – Reach

Days: 1, 3 or 5

Ratio: 3:1