Forklift Instructor Training


Forklift Instructor training with Didac achieves an ITSSAR accredited or an In-House instructor qualification allowing companies to take control of their internal training by delivering the skills and knowledge to train employees themselves.

Training Delivery
On-Site (Nationwide)
Training Centre
Courses Available
New Entrant 5 Days 10 Days
Re-Reg 3 Days 5 Days
Learners and Assessment
Learners 3 Maximum 6 Maximum
Theory Assessment
Practical Assessment
Course Handout
Training Manual and User Guidance
Certificate and Registration
Photo ID Card
Learning Materials
Learning materials supplied
Training programme developed on the course
ITSSAR Registration Fee (Per Learner) N/A £37.50 + VAT
ITSSAR Learner Compendium (Per Learner) N/A £40.00 + VAT
ITSSAR Monitoring Visit N/A £460.00 + VAT
HSE Regulation Compliance
PUWER 1998 Read more
LOLER 1998 Read more
The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 Read more

Get a Quote


    Forklift Instructor training prices and availability are dependent upon location as training is delivered on clients' premises.

    To receive a quotation, complete the Get-A-Quote form including a postcode and our sales staff will contact you with full details.

    0800 773 4230

    Training Syllabus

    Training syllabus

    • Advanced Forklift Operation
    • The Approved Code of Practice
    • Instructional Methods and Techniques
    • Conducting Theoretical Lessons
    • Practical Demonstrations
    • Conducting Practical Lessons
    • Basic Skills Test
    • Report Writing
    • Training Programme Preparation
    • Company Training Records

    Qualifies you to

    Qualifies you to

    Didac In-House Instructor Qualification

    • Conduct an assessment of employee ability
    • Deliver training internally within your organisation
    • Certify operatives to operate internally, within your organisation only

    ITSSAR National Forklift Instructor Qualification

    • Conduct an assessment of candidate ability
    • Deliver training internally within your organisation
    • Deliver training to operatives external of your organisation
    • Deliver training on any site in the UK
    • Deliver training for any type of Lift Truck for which you hold a current and valid operator certiifcation
    • Certify operatives under the ITSSAR training scheme to operate internally or externally of your organisation

    Additional Benefits

    Additional benefits

    ITSSAR National Forklift Instructor Qualification

    Completion of the ITSSAR Instructor qualification awards candidates ITSSAR Category 1 instructor status.

    Deliver the entire range of ITSSAR courses

    ITSSAR Cat. 1 instructors can deliver the entire range of ITSSAR accredited training courses, not just Forklift training, so long as the instructor holds a current and valid operator certification for the training category.

    This means an instructor who is certified to operate MEWP, Overhead Crane, HIAB etc. can quickly and easily begin instructing operatives to the ITSSAR standard on this equipment.

    A full list of ITSSAR accredited courses can be found here:

    Access the ITSSAR learning materials library

    ITSSAR Cat. 1 instructors can purchase learning materials from the ITSSAR library for the entire range of ITSSAR courses, supporting instructors in delivering a diverse range of training. Instructors do not need to write or prepare the training programme.

    This service is exclusive to ITSSAR instructors and ITSSAR training organisations.

    In-House Forklift Instructor Qualification

    Programme development

    Candidates develop their own basic training programme and learning materials throughout the Forklift Instructor Training course, with the assistance of the Didac tutor.

    On successful completion of Forklift Instructor Training, candidates shall have developed the foundation of all materials required to begin delivering basic training including:

    • Timetable
    • Lesson plans
    • Pre-use check sheet
    • Candidate report
    • Theory assessment question paper
    • Practical assessment mark sheet

    It is important to note that at this stage the programme would only be the foundation of a quality programme. Forklift Instructor Training will deliver the skills that enable instructors to continue to develop the course and take responsbility for your company's internal training.

    Tailored training

    Since the aforementioned training programme is developed with the employer in mind, In-House Forklift Instructor Training has the opportunity to be aligned much closer to the needs of your company.

    Training Locations

    On-site Forklift Instructor Training,UK wide

    Didac deliver on-site Forklift Instructor Training and other plant courses to any location across the UK.

    Some recent on-site training locations include:

    • Brighton
    • Bristol
    • Cardiff
    • Coventry
    • Derby
    • Dorset
    • Gloucester
    • Hampshire
    • Kent
    • Leicester
    • Lincoln
    • London
    • Newport
    • Nottingham
    • Portsmouth
    • Sheffield
    • Southampton
    • Surrey
    • Sussex
    • Swindon
    • Yorkshire

    Overseas Work

    Didac will always consider work overseas, including volatile regions and territories.

    Contact us about our overseas work policy.