Forklift Operator Training

Health & Safety Training

Forklift Operator Training

Forklift Training Course in Wexford

Forklift Operator Training

Duration: 1-3 days (Max 3 trainees)

Venue: Renewables Academy at Wexford Training Centre

Certification: RTITB (valid for 3 years)


The Forklift Operator Training course is designed to provide trainees with the skills needed to operate a forklift safely and efficiently.


The objectives of the course are such that, on completion, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand legislation and regulation covering use of a forklift
  • Identify typical hazards relevant to forklift use
  • Know the importance of load assessment and workplace hazard identification
  • Be able to inspect a forklift prior to use and report defects
  • Safely operate a forklift in a typical working environment
  • Carry out typical vehicle loading unloading tasks using a forklift 


What you get

  • The theory element of your training will include multimedia supplemented by video/power point and hand-outs
  • The practical element will include pre use inspection/fault reporting
  • The Forklift Operator Training practical test is real task based and will include: picking up, transporting and depositing a variety of different loads at three heights, driving in forward and reverse through a range of obstacles and correct parking of the forklift when the operations are complete 
  • Theory and practical tests must be successfully completed and evaluation sheets used


Forklift Operator Training – Further information

  • The length of course will be dependent on previous qualification/ forklift experience and length of time since last use. 
  • Generally experienced and qualified forklift operators will need 1 full day of training.  Less experienced forklift operators or those without previous qualifications would typically need 2 full days while complete beginners would need 3 full days of training. 

Contact Us

If you have any questions about our Forklift Operator Training course please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Tel: 053 9121929 or email


We offer a wide range of industry approved safety training.

We deliver the full range of GWO Basic Safety Training courses at our premises in Wexford which has a purpose built wind turbine for practical exercises allowing technicians to experience training as close to reality as possible.

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