Why Angus Lift Trucks?
Angus Lift Trucks Ltd is an organization accredited by the RTITB for MHE operator training, including telescopic forklift training courses across the UK, in areas like Leicester, Northampton, Birmingham, Nottingham, Warwick, Derby, West Midlands, East Midlands, to name just a few. This accreditation allows us to offer high-quality training that reduces risks of accidents and ensures that telescopic forklift operators use the latest best practices in the field of logistics.
Besides possessing this accreditation, we have experience with training on a wide range of forklifts. Telescopic handlers are one of our many areas of training expertise.
Our instructors can tailor their courses to your needs. You can choose to train on a type of telescopic forklift or opt for a program that covers different types of equipment. We also offer conversion training for operators who have experience with forklifts and want to become comfortable with reach trucks. As always, should you require any other forklift services, the team at Angus has been serving clients across the Midlands and the UK with all types of forklift sales, rentals, training, and service needs across the UK!
Our Telescopic Handler Training Courses, UK
Getting used to the extended reach of these forklifts can be challenging. Operators need to get used to additional safety considerations when working with heavy loads and watch out for blind spots. It’s essential to consider the balance of the forklift when using the extended reach feature and to use lifting techniques adapted to the weight of the load.
We offer telescopic forklifts training courses for novices and experienced drivers in UK areas like Leicester, Northampton, Birmingham, Nottingham, Warwick, Derby, West Midlands, East Midlands, to address the challenges linked to these machines.
We also recommend refresher forklift training for telescopic handler drivers for operators who haven’t used one of these forklifts in a while since safety is critical when operating a machine with an extended reach.
Our rate for training at your site is £275.00 + VAT per day for each training course, and daily mileage will be charged at 58p + VAT per mile.
3 to 5 Days
Off-Site Telescopic Handler Training Courses , UK
Telehandlers or telescopic handler forklifts are powerful machines. They are very versatile and have a longer reach compared to other forklifts. They’re compatible with different attachments, like buckets for lifting construction materials or forks that can support loads like heavy pallets or lumber. These machines are also popular in industries like recycling and waste management
Our location in the Midlands is convenient for local customers, but we can travel to your facility to deliver off-site telescopic handler forklift driver training courses in UK areas like Leicester, Northampton, Birmingham, Nottingham, Warwick, Derby, West Midlands, East Midlands. We can provide training on your job site or at your training facility.
Finally, our RTITB accreditation covers these off-site training activities.
Our Forklift Training Services across UK
Our accredited drivers provide on- and off-site forklift training, for all makes and models of equipment such as Forklifts, Cherry-Pickers, Scissor Lifts, and more for aspiring and practicing drivers.
Pedestrian Pallet Truck
Vehicle Mounted Lift Truck
The RTITB has developed sets of standards for safety in the workplace. This organization meets the requirements set by the Health & Safety Executive and Health & Safety Authority to offer accreditation schemes for telescopic handler driver courses and other training programs.
At Angus, we work with instructors who are registered with the RTITB. There is an annual monitoring process to make sure we still meet the accreditation standards and continue to offer the best telescopic forklift training course possible across the UK, in areas like Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Birmingham, Nottinghamshire
Our In-House Certification
This is a 3-year certification that is specific to your worksite and permits the operation of a certified MHE.
National Operators Registration Scheme (NORS):
A NORS-registered certification lasting 3 years. Ideal for operating MHE at numerous premises.
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Areas We Serve
Angus Lift Trucks has over 35 Years of experience in forklift sales, hire, service & training across Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands and East Midlands.
Leicester, Blaby, Charnwood, Harborough, Hinckley, Market Bosworth, Melton Mowbray, Oadby & Wigston
Nottingham, Ashfield, Bassetlaw, Broxtowe, Gedling, Mansfield, Rushcliffe, Newark, to name just a few.
Warwick, Atherstone, Bedworth, Kenilworth, Leamington Spa, Nuneaton, Rugby, Shipston-on-Stour, Southam, Stratford-upon-Avon, etc.
Digbeth, Erdington, Edgbaston, Harborne, Moseley, Solihull, and many more.
Brackley, Corby, Daventry, Desborough, Higham Ferrers, Kettering, Northampton, Rushden, Towcester, Wellingborough, and many more.
Derby, Matlock, Ripley, Ashbourne, Ilkeston, Swadlincote, Burton-on-Trent, Buxton, Chesterfield, Draycott, to name just a few.
Here are some answers to the most commonly asked questions on telescopic handler forklift truck courses.
How long is a telescopic handler forklift course?
Telescopic handler forklift truck courses vary in length depending on the course type. You can expect your course to run anywhere from 1-day for a refresher course to 5-days for a novice course.
What do you do on a telescopic handler forklifts course?
Telescopic handler forklift truck courses cover several topics like health and safety and operations. During a Telescopic handler forklift course you will learn the following:
- How to operate the machine to load and transport goods
- How to make decisions on the safety of lifting a load as well as machine stability in combination with load size, weight, and ground conditions
- How to perform routine servicing and maintenance as outlined by the manufacturer’s instructions
- How the machine functions
- Capabilities of the machine as well as safety precautions necessary to operate
Do you need to have a licence for telescopic handler forklifts?
You are not legally obligated in the UK to have a license for a telescopic handler forklift. However, according to the HSE and section 2 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, employers need to be sure every single person who uses the work equipment has the training, instruction, information, and supervision necessary to ensure health and safety guidelines are followed.
How long does a telescopic handler forklift license last?
A telescopic handler forklift training license does not expire. However, the HSE recommends renewing training every 3 to 5 years.
Telescopic Handler Forklift Training Courses Near Me
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