Sideloaders are designed to handle long loads over significant travel distances, leading them to become widely used throughout the timber and steel industries

These are often used as a smaller, cheaper and more convenient alternative to traditional reach and counterbalance trucks.

Courses are delivered on the safe operation of all types of stackers – rider, pedestrian, support arm and straddle trucks

Do you need to train?

Either as an employer or employee you have a responsibility to gain the best possible training.

Training Centre offers:-Large screen and projector
Suitable for both PowerPoint presentations and films
Two classrooms with comfortable seating and heating: –
First classroom-up to four people
Second classroom-large groups up to six
Both with projectors for presentations and films

Other Courses Available

Rider transportable lift trucks mounted on the back of lorries are an increasingly common addition to many fleets, developed to facilitate to the unloading of goods on delivery. They are commonly referred to by manufacturers’ names such as Moffett Mounty,  Manitou, amongst others.

Our Most Popular Courses

Telescopic handlers provide a more versatile alternative to the traditional masted counterbalance truck, offering both forward and vertical reach and greater lift heights.

Our forklift operator training courses are designed to suit all experience levels for all operators, so from complete novice to refresher training, we will provide you with the forklift training to the recognised standards.

When used to their full potential, reach trucks can bring down costs per pallet stored by enabling reduced aisle widths.

Not sure what course is right for you?

To discuss course lengths or experience levels please contact us.

  • Manual Handling
  • Banks Man
  • First Aid at Work
  • Supervisor / Manager MHE Training
  • Abrasive Wheels
  • Vehicle Mounted Crane (HIAB)
  • Access Platform Training MEWPS
  • Attachment Training

Also known as Flexi or Bendi machines, pivot steer trucks have an articulated mast that makes them multifunctional.

Course Durations

Counterbalance trucks are the most common type of fork lift in use in the UK and are the workhorse of most materials handling operations.


  • Refresher: Course Duration 1 day               For previously certified operators who need to refresh there certificate of training.
  • Novice: Course Duration 3-5 days              This is a fully comprehensive course for individuals with little or no forklift experience.
  • Experienced: Course Duration 2-3 days     For lift truck operators who have experience but not had formal training
  • Conversion: Course Duration 1-2 days       This course is designed for existing operators wishing to gain certification to operate other forklift types.

  • Skid Steer
  • Safety Passports
  • 360 excavators
  • Wheeled Loading Shovel
  • Articulated Dump Trucks
  • Bull Dozer
  • Material Handlers
  • Screens & Crushers
  • Ride on Roller

Very Narrow Aisle trucks are used for stacking loads, medium and high level order picking or in some instances both functions.