Train the Trainer Forklift - Training Plus - Health & Safety Courses
10 days

Course Summary

The RTITB Train the Trainer - Forklift course is for those who wish to train others to drive Forklift Trucks.

The RTITB Train the Trainer – Forklift Course agenda will include:-

  •     Operating a Lift Truck to the standard required for lift truck instructors.
  •     Structuring training materials into a logical sequence for teaching knowledge and skills.
  •     Adopting an effective style for teaching skills appropriate to the type of truck involved.
  •     Adopting an objective and critical approach towards the effectiveness of the instruction they present and an appropriate method of assessment of trainees’ progress, and the setting up and testing of trainees’ basic operating skills.

The examination consists of 3 elements:-

*Test of Basic Operating Skills (practical test to instructor standard - max 25 penalties). This is carried out on the first day of the course by the course tutor.
*RTITB Examination of Practical Abililty (40 minutes). Delegates must score a minimum of 70 from a maximum of 100 to pass this element. This examination is carried out on the final day of the course and is conducted by an independent RTITB examiner.
*RTITB Examination of Instructor Associated Knowledge (20 minutes). A minimum of 80% must be achieved to pass this element. This examination is carried out on the final day of the course and is conducted by an independent RTITB examiner.

All 3 elements must be successfully completed to achieve an overall pass and qualify as a Lift Truck Instructor. Successful candidates can then register on the RTITB National Register of Instructors for a period of 5 years.

Who is it for?

Delegates should ideally have a minimum of 6 months industrial experience of operating all types of lift trucks.

You will need

Candidates are required to bring suitable PPE with them on this course:

  •     Hard hat
  •     Steel toe-boots
  •     Protective glasses
  •     High-vis vest
  •     Gloves
Your skill level

Delegates attending this course must be experienced and qualified operators of the types of machines on which they will be required to give instruction.


Do I need to pay for my training before I do it?

Yes you do, you can pay online when you book your course, or call 0845 872 3411 and pay with a credit card over the phone. Customers with credit terms, please call Training Plus to book your course on 0845 872 3411.

Can you cater for students with special needs?

Yes, but as with all special requirements that differ from the norm, please make us aware of your requirements and we will do our best to provide the appropriate support.

Are there any car parking spaces available?

Yes, there are a lot of FREE car parking spaces available in the area.

What accommodation is available?

There are a variety of hotels and B & B’s in the area. There is a list available to assist you with booking your stay.

Am I going to feel safe during my course participation?

Beside the fact that our staff and the environment of the school will make you feel happy and safe, CCTV is operating in most of the school’s areas.

I’m getting on a bit, is it like going back to school and will I feel out of place?

Not at all. A large percentage of our learners are mature students simply keeping up to date with current standards. Everybody is made to feel welcome in the centre.

Who is the Accrediting Body?

The RTITB Train the Trainer – Forklift course is accredited by the RTITB.