Lift Truck Instructor Training

The lift truck instructor training course provides candidates with the skills to prepare and examine operators for working with lift trucks in accordance with best practice. Courses are available at the RTITB Instructor Academy in Telford UK, on your site, or as remote Instructor training for the theory element of the course.

By the end of the Lift Truck Instructor course candidates will:

  • Be able to recall and discuss relevant legislation
  • Be aware of the codes of practice relating to lift truck operation
  • Be able to plan, prepare and deliver lift truck training to the RTITB standard

Candidates must successfully complete an independent examination to register on the RTITB Register of Professional Instructors.

The Lift Truck Instructor course is suitable for candidates who:

  • Have proof of successfully completing the Counterbalance Basic Operating Skills Test within the last 12 months
  • Have significant experience as a counterbalance operator, we recommend an absolute minimum of 6 months
  • Have good communication skills
  • Have the confidence to present to large and small groups of their peers

To book a course at the RTITB Instructor Academy or remote Instructor course, search for dates below, or call +44(0) 1952 520214

Learn more about our remote theory course options.

Book a course at the Academy

Lift Truck Instructor Initial

A course for experienced forklift operators who wish to deliver forklift operator training who have not been formally trained as an instructor before. The Lift Truck Instructor course provides candidates with interactive guided theory, discussion and practice. It prepares candidates to cater for the needs of their learners both in and out of the training room.

Price per candidate (exclusive of VAT)
10 days - £1500
12 day - £1752

Lift Truck Instructor 3 day- Re-reg or Conversion

A course for currently qualified/recently expired (within the last 12 months) RTITB lift truck instructors who need to refresh their qualification and renew their registration.

This course is also available to currently registered ITSSAR, AITT and NPORS instructors wishing to convert to an RTITB qualification.

This course is only suitable for very experienced, highly competent instructors as the course does not include any remedial/refresher training time.

Price per candidate (exclusive of VAT)
£453

Lift Truck Instructor 5 day- Re-Reg or Conversion

A course for currently qualified/recently expired (more than 12 months and less than 5 years) RTITB lift truck instructors who need to refresh their qualification and renew their registration who feel they need remedial/ refresher training in order to reach examination standard.

This course is also available to currently registered ITSSAR, AITT and NPORS instructors wishing to convert to an RTITB qualification.

This course is also available for those with the following qualifications. Please note this course is not suitable for holders of in-house instructor qualifications. Holders of in-house instructor qualifications need to complete the initial course.

Price per candidate (exclusive of VAT)

£751

Our Lift Truck Instructor course can be delivered on your premises, subject to meeting the facilities criteria, which can be found here. We run these courses on request on dates to suit your business. Our prices are based on a day rate and not per candidate. The price is £670 per day of training plus travel, accommodation and subsistence. To find out more or to see what dates are available please call our friendly team on +44(0)1952520214 or contact us.

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