Working in conjunction with F-TEC, our forklift engineer courses are designed to meet the needs of the fork lift truck industry. Held at F-TEC’s Swindon training centre, 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.)
F-TEC have a procedure to keep all visitors to F-TEC safe during their visit.
Arriving at F-TEC
– F-TEC have a QR code for visitors to use.
– We provide COVID guidelines to follow whilst at F-TEC.
– Everyone has a temperature check.
– Wash hands/antibacterial solution is available.
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
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
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 …
Previous Training Courses
Module One – LT Electronics
The aim of this course is to provide a comprehensive and practical introduction to electronic control systems. The course will cover: Health and safety Individual component testing Circuits Electrical theory DC motor types, operation and testing SCR traction control theory and operation Current sensors and current limit settings Fault finding traction control systems: SCR traction …
Module Two – Advanced LT Electronics
This course is for the more experienced engineers and covers a variety of the latest technology currently available, including: Separately Excited Motor (SEM) control system AC traction control system Electronic steering Generic wire guidance Fault finding: GE and Zappi SEM traction controllers Zappi AC traction control Zappi and electronic steering MOSFET – control theory of …
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 …
LPG Fuel Systems
Engineers will be given instruction on the safe use of LPG systems. The course will cover the following subjects: Basic principles of LPG LPG Safety Individual components Fault finding Carburettors Different vaporiser units LPG bottles and storage Basic ignition systems Inspection and adjustments Introduction to fuel injection Breakdown of the injector system Types of injectors …
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 …
FLTA National Fork Lift Safety Convention 2021
Firmly established as the most authoritative event of its kind in the materials handling calendar, the award-winning FLTA National Fork Lift Safety Convention sees hundreds of managers, from across the UK, come together to share best practice advice. The award-winning event is part of the Association’s drive to large-scale change for the better and this …
FLTA National Fork Lift Safety Convention 2021 – Exhibitor
Showcase your products or services with your very own exhibition stand. What’s included? Table top area approx. 3m x 2m Space for 2 x pop-up banners Logo displayed on all pre and post conference material 250 words and logo in conference guide 2 delegate passes Why Exhibit? Dedicated networking time ensuring maximum exposure to attendees …
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.
The Fork Lift Truck Association, in conjunction with F-TEC, offers an extensive range of courses designed to take your service engineer’s skill to the next level.
A joint venture between the FLTA and BITA, F-TEC was created to address the training needs of the lift truck industry. It’s a dedicated training facility which offers a wide range of training for fork lift truck engineers, including: apprenticeships, advanced level courses, Thorough Examination, diagnostics and much more.
F-TEC works with industry-leading manufacturers and scores of independent companies to ensure it delivers training designed by the industry, for the industry.
This includes an Apprenticeship Scheme which addresses the shortage of skilled engineers in the fork lift truck industry. The Fork Truck Apprentice website highlights the exciting opportunities for young people, as well as the countless benefits for their employers.
To contact F-TEC directly:
17 Kembrey Park
Telephone: 01793 686182