Courses are designed and delivered to the guidelines as required by the awarding body RTITB.


Forklift machines include:

  • Counterbalance

  • Reach

  • Telescopic Handler

  • Rough Terrain

  • Pallet Truck

  • Side-loader

Our counterbalance forklift training courses can take place either at our purpose built forklift training centre in Ayr or on-site at customers premises.

RTITB Forklift Operator Training

Operators of forklift trucks should hold a valid certificate obtained by formal training to a level of competence, as required by the code of practice.


Courses range from a one day course for refresher training for candidates who currently hold a certificate, two day conversion course for certificate holders wishing to add an additional machine, three day course for operators who have experience but never held a certificate and a five day course for novice operators.


There is a theory and practical test to prove the candidates knowledge and competence of understanding the machine and safe operations.


Once completed the candidate will:

  • Be issued with an RTITB certificate and card

  • Be a member of the National Operators Registration Scheme (NORS)

  • Be able to demonstrate safe operating techniques

  • Understand the approved code of practice relating to the lift truck industry

  • Provide various skills in operating machines safely and efficiently