Working in conjunction with NWSLC, our forklift engineer courses are designed to meet the needs of the fork lift truck industry. Held at NWSLC, courses are delivered by highly trained professionals and offer opportunities to work with a wide range of materials handling equipment. Details of all courses are found below. Simply click on the title of a course to book. (And remember: if you’re an FLTA Member, you need to log in to get your special discount.)
Restrictions/guidelines may be subject to change as they are led by the government guidelines.
Delegates will need to bring their own PPE e.g. masks/visors & gloves. Hand sanitiser will be provided. Any further guidance will be given upon arrival.
During the sessions
– There will be a form to complete asking course members to confirm they aren’t experiencing any COVID symptoms/been in close contact with someone diagnosed with COVID which they need to sign.
– Desks are socially distanced.
– The trainer wears a face covering
– An alarm sounds every hour to encourage people to wash/anti bac hands.
– Lunch is provided to each person on their own individual plater covered in cellophane.
– One person at a time allowed in the kitchen area to make tea/coffee.
Currently Available Training Courses
This highly practical course for experienced* engineers concentrates on the inspection of chains and forks, current legislation, documentation and the responsibilities of a competent person. Subjects covered include: The engineer’s role Inspection criteria for lift chains and fork arms Organisation of Thorough Examinations and the examiner’s role Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 …
Thorough Examination Revalidation
Exclusively for engineers who have previously completed our Thorough Examination course, this training brings engineers up to date with current legislation and practices and reaffirms their inspection skills. Successful candidates will be registered for a further five years. Duration: One Day
UKMHA Safety Convention 2022
Previously known as the FLTA National Forklift Safety Convention, the UKMHA Safety Convention is the most authoritative event of its kind in the materials handling calendar. It will see hundreds of managers, from across the UK, come together to share best practice advice. The event is part of the Association’s drive to large-scale change for …
UKMHA Archies Awards
On Saturday 15th October 2022, people from across the industry will gather at the Hilton Metropole in Birmingham to pay glittering tribute to the companies, teams and individuals who have done so much to innovate, raise standards and help operators work more effectively and safely. The Archies 2022 will be the inaugural awards event for UKMHA, …
Previous Training Courses
Safety for Service Engineers
This important course explores a variety of health and safety issues in the fork truck working environment. Whilst essential for service engineers, it is a valuable source of information and understanding for anyone who works near fork lift trucks. Subjects covered include: What is Health and Safety? Legislation Enforcement Accidents and ill health Reporting First …
Thorough Examination Manager
Our Thorough Examination Manager course is essential for anyone overseeing the thorough examination scheme within their organisation and to ensure that these Thorough Examinations, as carried out by their competent persons, comply with the CFTS examination scheme along with both LOLER 98 and PUWER 98 regulations. Delegates will be given a detailed understanding of the …
Electrical Connection, Isolation and Charger Fault Finding
This course provides your engineers with the understanding, as well as regulations and practices they need to safely carry out electrical connection and isolation, as well as charger fault finding, in relation to forklift trucks. A wide range of subjects are covered, including: Types of batteries Safe use of batteries Electrical isolation procedures Basic three-phase …
If you are interested in these courses or require further information, please contact the FLTA office on 01635 277570 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To contact NWSLC directly:
Harrowbrook Industrial Estate
Telephone: 0330 058 3383