Courses >> ITSSAR Forklift Instructor Training

This course is designed to train instructors in the delivery of the skill requirements and associated job knowledge of basic lift truck operators. This is to the nationally recognised levels of skill, ability and safety as laid down by the Approved Code of Practice L117. Delegates will be assessed on the following elements throughout the 10 days.

Course content

  • Practical test to instructor standards
  • Conduct a practical demonstration
  • Theory examination on health & safety
  • Theory examination on recommendations of training
  • Theory examination on instructional techniques
  • Conduct a practical lesson
  • Report writing
  • Practical skills testing


Experience required

At least 12 months operating experience and a refresher within 6 months prior to attending the instructor’s course. Delegates must have the ability to adapt their approach to suit the needs of different trainees, be able to communicate effectively and be able to lead and control a group. This course is highly participative; delegates will be expected to take part in all activities as the award of qualification is based mainly on assessed performance.

Course duration

10 day course, 5 day direct entry, 4 day re-reg

Number of delegates

1 – 6


ITSSAR standards

Facilities / requirement

These courses would normally be conducted at our training centre however our office will advise on the facilities required should you wish to receive on-site training


On-site and training centre

Certification renewal

Recommended every 3 – 5 years however this may depend on the company’s risk assessments and internal policies

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