Below are links to all the free forklift training courses available on this website. The courses are primarily meant as material for forklift instructors but can be used by anyone. Forklift operators who are in need of a refresher or due to attend one will find them useful and management can use them to make sure that their operators are operating correctly.
It should be stressed that these courses are no substitute for attending a properly accredited course conducted by a qualified instructor working to the standards required by the Approved Code of Practice.
This course covers all of the classroom and practical teaching techniques needed to train a forklift operator from scratch. It can be modified to suit a refresher course. Click here for the classroom sessions amd slides and here for the practical tuiton required.
This course uses many of the techniques described in the counterbalanced course but with additional slides covering reach truck stacking. Click here.
This course covers all theory and practical training for this type of machine. IMPORTANT NOTE: A new test comprising practical, theory and pre use checks was introduced by the Accrediting Bodies Association on August 1st 2019. Full details, including answers to all the questions, are included in this training course. Click here
Sideloader training course
This course covers all practical aspects of sideloader training and the classroom sessions can be adapted from the slides in the counterbalanced truck section. Click here
Telescopic materials handler
Like the sideloader course, this one covers the practical elements of telehandler training and the classroom sessions can be developed form the counterbalanced truck training course. Click here
Forklift instructor training
A complete course covering all aspects of classroom tuition/public speaking and practical tuition/lesson plans. Click here.
Note that the set of classroom counterbalanced theory slides, (129 slides), can be purchased as a powerpoint presentation for £50. Please click here to purchase using Paypal or card. Disclaimer: The legislative information contained on this web site is my interpretation of the law based on many years in the health and safety business. A definitive interpretation can only be given by the courts. I will therefore not be held responsible for any accident/incident/prosecution arising as a consequence of anyone using any information obtained from this web site.