Low Level Pallet Truck Instructor Training

The Low Level Pallet Truck Instructor training course provides candidates with the necessary knowledge and skills to deliver safe and efficient operator training, both practically and in a classroom setting. 

Delivered by the UK’s best Instructors, who all come with real-world transport and logistics experience, we provide the highest quality RTITB Instructor and Assessor training courses – at our dedicated training Academy in Telford, UK, on your site, or via remote videoconferencing software. What is a remote Instructor course? Find out more here.

All candidates must successfully complete an independent examination to qualify as an RTITB Instructor – an internationally recognised qualification.

By the end of the course candidates will:

  • Be able to plan, prepare and deliver safe Low Level Pallet Truck operator training
  • Be able to recall and discuss the role and responsibilities of a Low Level Pallet Truck Instructor
  • Be able to recall and discuss relevant legislation and best practice.

This course is suitable for candidates who:

  • Have proof of successfully completing the Low Level Pallet Truck Basic Operating Skills Test within the last 12 month
  • Have significant experience as a Low Level Pallet Truck operator. We recommend a minimum of 6 months experience
  • Have good communication skills
  • Have the confidence to present to large and small groups of their peers

Overview

The course provides candidates with the necessary knowledge and skills to deliver safe and efficient Low Level Pallet Truck operator training, both practically and in a classroom setting. 

The Low Level Pallet Truck Instructor course concludes with an objective examination carried out by an RTITB examiner. All elements of the examination must be passed in order to successfully qualify as an RTITB Instructor. Achieving an RTITB Instructor qualification is something to be truly proud of. Success candidates are eligible to register on the RTITB Register of Professional Instructors.

To make a booking, please call us directly on +44(0)1952 520214 to discuss your training needs and for availability. Alternatively, you can email us directly with your enquiry.

We’d love for you to visit us at the Instructor Academy to meet the team and see our facilities. Let us know when you would like to visit.

Book a course on your site

Low Level Pallet Truck Instructor - Initial

A course for experienced Low Level Pallet Truck operators who wish to deliver Low Level Pallet Truck operator training who have not been formally trained as an instructor before. The Low Level Pallet 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.

Our Low Level Pallet 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.

Prices are per course, not per candidate (all exclusive of VAT):

5 days (up to 4 candidates) - £3250 plus instructor travel, subsistence and accommodation

Course content

The course covers the following:

  • Health and Safety
  • Relevant Regulations
  • Approved Code of Practice (ACOP)
  • Instructor Role and Qualities
  • Basic Principles of Instruction
  • Skills and Task Analysis
  • Lesson Structure (Practical)
  • Lesson Structure (Theory)
  • Report Writing
  • Visual Aids
  • Low Level Pallet Truck Test

 

Examination

To pass this course you will need to pass an examination consisting of three elements:

1: Basic operating skills test on a Low Level Pallet Truck and pass to Instructor standard on the first day of the course (maximum 25 penalties allowed). This test requires the candidate to undertake both the Associated Knowledge element of the Operator test and the Pre-Use Inspection test (a suitable period of truck familiarisation will be provided prior to the test being conducted).

2: Associated Knowledge: Multiple choice theory paper (Pass mark is 80%)

3: Practical Instructional Ability: Deliver a session of no more than 40 minutes in length, covering a Basic Operating Skill (Pass mark is 70 out of a possible 100).

Resources

It is beneficial to familiarise yourself with the following webpages, publications and documents prior to attending a Low Level Pallet Truck Instructor course. It is not mandatory to read/purchase all of these items; they are provided as recommendations only of what is likely to assist candidates in preparation for course attendance.

PUWER 1998 (or local equivalent legislation if available)

LOLER (or local equivalent legislation if available)

L117 (or local equivalent if available ) – UK, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland

HSE Lift Truck Training Advice for Employers

Training Recommendations for Workplace Transport Lite

Counterbalance Operators DVD

RTITB LTG4 Electric Pallet/Stacker Truck Trainers’ Guide

HSE Guide to Workplace Transport Safety HSG136

HSA Forklift Truck Operator Checklist and Poster

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