Our forklift service offers commercial and industrial clients in Redhill, Guildford, Crawley, Horsham, Paddock Wood, Heathrow, Surrey, Kent, West Sussex and East Sussex with invaluable forklift training for their staff. With over 25 years of experience in the forklift industry, our team of technicians and forklift operators include instructors who are trained to the highest standards. We’re available for on and off-site forklift training, providing local workforces with the necessary skills to operate forklift vehicles in a safe and legal manner.
Our Forklift Training Experience
At Gatwick Forklifts, our specialists are fully-qualified to carry out forklift training courses as part of our complete forklift service. Clients in Redhill, Crawley, Horsham, Guildford, Paddock Wood and the South East will learn how to use a counterbalance forklift, which is the common workhorse for lifting and handling materials in the workplace. These courses are approved by the Road Transport Industry Training Board (RTITB), which focuses on improving efficiency, safety and risk assessments, and are accredited by the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
Every year there are approximately 8,000 reported injuries in the workplace which relate to forklift vehicles, ranging from sprains and fractures to fatalities. To help prevent environments becoming hazardous, our forklift service team recommends professional training courses which are great investments for commercial and industrial clients in Crawley, Guildford, Horsham, Redhill, Paddock Wood and the surrounding South East areas. In addition to limiting fines and costs incurred by employers, companies will be recognised for their compliance with HSE regulations.
When carrying out entire warehouse fit-outs, which are approved by the Storage Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (SEMA) and BS EN ISO 9000 certified, new starters will be able to learn more about operating the right vehicle in narrow aisle spaces from the outset.
Forklift Training Courses
Our forklift service includes forklift training courses which cover theory-based applications, practical demonstrations, exercises, assessments and additional material, such as PowerPoint presentations and informative DVDs.
Our educational forklift service will benefit clients in Crawley, Guildford, Horsham, Redhill, Paddock Wood and the surrounding areas of the South East in the following ways:
The training courses we offer enable clients in Crawley, Guildford, Horsham, Redhill, Paddock Wood and the South East areas to operate the following forklift vehicles:
Forklift training schemes will allow your staff in Crawley, Guildford, Horsham, Redhill, Paddock Wood and the nearby South East areas to safely operate forklift vehicles as outlined in manufacturers’ manuals. Successful candidates will be authorised to operate a counterbalance forklift hire truck with a maximum capacity of 25,000kg at sites in the UK, which complies with the HSE Code of Practice L117. Following the completion of the forklift training course, candidates will also understand their responsibility to abide by the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 regulations.
For a forklift service including forklift training courses for clients in Crawley, Guildford, Redhill, Horsham, Paddock Wood and the South East, call 01293 831 300.