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RTITB Accredited Training Centre

RS Forklift

Providing trainees with a safe modern environment in which to undertake Forklift Truck Training in Birmingham

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Forklift Instructor Courses

RTITB Accredited
Beginner Instructor Course

For More Information Call Us On 0121 411 0727 Or Email [email protected]

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Forklift Training in Birmingham might be easy to “drive around” but is it easy “operate”? It takes very little time to learn how to drive a forklift but just because it’s easy to handle doesn’t mean safety shouldn’t be prioritized while operating one.

We at RS Forklift Training Birmingham strongly believe that an educated mind can result in a thriving future, eliminate possible losses and create a safe environment. We believe that if you have never driven a forklift before but wish to learn and earn a license, then lack of knowledge shouldn’t be an obstacle in your aspiration. This is you can find the best forklift training program that provides an exceptional forklift training experience.

Rs Forklifts Training Steps

1. Contact – Our process begins when you contact us and give us information regarding what type of course you want to join and to get a tour of the training centre. We see to it that you understand everything about the course you will be joining so that you are certain about whether it is the right course for you or not.

2. Training – Once you begin your training with our highly trained instructors, they impart all the technical knowledge, both theoretically and practically, in you so that you become an expert at your job within no time. We make sure that you have learnt everything which will help you become an asset which increases productivity and decrease losses and accidents. 

3. Certificate – Once you have completed the course and become well versed with all the knowledge, we provide you with a nationally recognized and RTITB accredited certificate. This certificate will be proof in front of your employers for validating your skills. 

4. Employment – Our job does not stop at providing training, we also help our clients with employment. After we become confident that you have learnt everything, and you can become an ideal employee. We will help you with work and act as references.

RS Forklift Training Specialists

We understand the agony of suffering losses, whether it is a loss of expensive products due to manhandling or more critical losses like loss of lives due to carelessness or accidents. While operating a Forklift Training in Birmingham operator needs to stay sharp and avoid any sort of damage to the goods or himself and other employees.

It is for this purpose that we have been providing top-rated forklift training for 18 years which meets all RTITB criteria and HSE standards. Our qualified instructors are experts in giving detailed education to the trainees and also provide impeccable on-site training at designated workshops for better learning. Our programs cover all types of forklifts like counterbalance, reach truck, side loader, pivot forklift and HLOP. We are credited with providing plant training and manual handling to many recognized industries.

Why choose us

Every year in the UK forklift accidents cause serious injuries to at least 1,300 workers, it means that every day 5 workers are prone to critical injuries like difficult fractures, amputations or in some cases death.

Keeping this in mind, this all-inclusive training program is designed especially for novices with little to zero experience and includes a rigorous classroom experience with discussions and written tests, on-site training and strict evaluation of all the components. Once a trainee completes the course, he/she will be presented with a forklift training certificate and shall be dubbed as an “operator”.

Offered Courses

Our training centres are spread across the West Midlands and towns and counties like Walsall, Sandwell, Dudley, Oldbury, West Bromwich, Stourbridge, Coventry, Telford, Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Cannock, Lichfield, and Tamworth.

Our ability to create a superior and custom training program which suits the needs and capabilities of the customer at affordable prices remains unmatched. Our offered courses are very flexible and are as per the customer’s wishes. We provide morning classes and afternoon classes on weekdays and conduct weekend classes for those who cannot attend the weekday classes. Some employers prefer giving practical knowledge to their employees so we provide on-site training to their staff on actual company equipment with a heavy load which will be handled by them daily after the training.


RS Forklift Training Courses Birmingham

Contents of the course

It is our responsibility to educate the trainee regarding every aspect of the course he/she needs to have all the basic, technical, legal and operative knowledge. If a person enters the training course with a notion that all he needs to learn is steering the forklift and move goods from place to place, then it becomes our job to let him know that if that would have been the scenario then there would not have been a training course in the first place.

Forklift training Birmingham includes much more than just teaching ‘pick and drop’ of things. Apart from all the operative work, the trainees need to learn all the regulations and laws involving this job. It allows them to learn about the guidelines while using any equipment at work. It will also teach them what role they can play in certain situations and avoid any legal problems. The training course includes the following:

Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER)
Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER)
Principles of Lifting
Stability issues and factors
Forward and reverse steering activities
Confined and open area steering activities
Lifting and lowering loads, transfer of palletised loads
Piling up of pallets and de-stacking from high level and ground level
Maintenance of Battery
Course Duration on Website

We understand that many people cannot enrol for full time classes due to their busy schedules and it is because of this reason that we are very flexible in our approach. We provide courses as per their conveniences and knowledge on our websites with duration from 1 day to 4 days. The courses include:

Refresher – 1 Day

Conversion – 1 Day

Skilled – 2-3 Days

Beginner – 3-4 Days

Course Duration at our Centre

Our training centres are present all across the West Midlands with real equipment for the best learning experience. Apart from the training centres, we also provide training on real factory sites where trainees train with company equipment. The duration of these training courses is from 1 day to 4 days. The duration of the course is based on the level of knowledge of the trainee. It includes:

Refresher – 1 Day

Conversion – 1 Day

Skilled – 2 Days

Beginner – 4 Days

RS Forklift Training Courses Birmingham
RS Forklift Training Courses Birmingham

RS Forklift Training Forklift Birmingham

RS Forklifts Training Birmingham is designed to meet all RTITB criteria and HSE standards providing trainees with a safe modern environment in which to undertake forklift truck training in Birmingham.

All training is at the highest standards and is designed to meet all industry requirements.

Fully Accredited

RS Forklifts training is a fully approved and Accredited RTITB Forklift training Centre based in the heart of Birmingham. In addition we offer onsite training at a nominated workshop or warehouse (Call for Prices), this can reduce workforce downtime and minimize training costs. All our approved instructors are qualified to deliver forklift driver instruction within your premises**.

25+ Years Of Forklift Training Experience

Years of Experience


Passed Drivers On Site

Passed Drivers On Training Premises

Our Forklift Training Courses

Refresher & Retest Course


Basic Training Course


Novice Operator Training


Bendi Forklift Training

Flexi – BEndi

PPT / LLOP Training


Forklift Instructor Course

10 TO 12 – DayS

Our Accreditation’s

Rs Forklifts Training Accreditations

The Best Forklift Training In The Midlands

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What The Courses Cover

We offer RTITB Instructor training course at our training centre in Birmingham. We use all the best training techniques on the latest equipment to assist trainee development.

Learn more about what our courses have to offer, how everything is carried out and answers to many mores common questions you may have.

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Duration Of Courses

On Site: Refresher 1 Day, Conversion 1 Day, Experienced 2-3 Days, Novice 3-4 Days
At Our Centre: Refresher 1 Day, Conversion 1 Day, Experienced 2 Days, Novice 4 Days


Our training courses cover a variety of vehicles, view our popular vehicles below or click view all to read more.

Counter balance


These are the most commonly found Forklift trucks in the in UK. They are compact, straightforward machines that can be driven right up to the target load. As the name suggests, the load at the front is counterbalanced by the weight of the truck at the back.

No. of trainees per course: Maximum of 3 per Instructor

Course duration:
1 day – Safety re-test refresher
2-3 days – experienced but not licensed
5 days – novice course no experience at all

Conversion courses from one lift truck to another are also available to be completed in 1-2 days.

Estimated 25 – 30K yearly salary


Reach Truck

These trucks operate a little differently to counterbalance trucks as they can reach forward once a load has been picked up. They are ideal for moving items from shelf to shelf inside a warehouse (vertically and horizontally) setting them apart from counterbalance trucks.

No. of trainees per course: Maximum of 3

Course duration:
1 day – Safety re-test refresher
2-3 days – experienced but not licensed
5 days – novice course no experience at all

Conversion courses from one lift truck to another are also available to be completed in 1-2 days.

Estimated 25 – 30K yearly salary



Course content
The Very Narrow Aisle (VNA) lift truck operator course will teach you the skills to operate the truck safely and efficiently,
carry out a pre-use inspection, recalls and explain the causes of truck and load instability.
There are two categories of VNA truck – man-up and man-down.
The completion of the man-up operator course will equip you to operate both machine types.

This course covers the following areas;

An introduction to the truck
Driving the truck (including narrow aisles under automatic guidance)
Laden and unladed manoeuvring
Operation of the hydraulics
Battery care and maintenance
Picking up and setting down
Loading with the man-up function
Handling awkward loads

No. of trainees per course: Maximum of 3

Course duration:
1 day – Safety re-test refresher
2-3 days – experienced but not licensed
5 days – novice course no experience at all

Conversion courses from one lift truck to another are also available to be completed in 1-2 days.

Estimated 25 – 30K yearly salary


As one of the highest rated forklift training providers in the West Midlands as well as having over 18 years’ worth of knowledge to deliver a comprehensive forklift training Birmingham on-site and at our Accredited RTITB training centre in Birmingham.

Rs forklifts training has qualified Instructors with skills and knowledge to deliver accredited courses to the whole region. We deliver training directly at your site. Whatever the forklift type – counterbalance, reach truck, pivot forklift (Bendi, Flexi, Pedestrian pallet truck, Scissor lift, VNA (man up) HLOP, side loader, vehicle-mounted – we have the experts who can offer courses using multilingual languages during the courses to help with understanding instructions.

As a leading Forklift provider in the Midlands, we deliver high quality forklift truck training.
All our Accredited instructors deliver plant training and manual handling to a number of diverse industries in areas around the midlands.


Walsall, Sandwell, Dudley, Oldbury, West Bromwich, Stourbridge, Coventry, Telford, Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Cannock, Lichfield, Tamworth, West Midlands, and most of the UK.

All our dedicated Instructors are flexible to the needs of your business and also deliver courses at our Accredited training centre in heart of Birmingham, we’re there is easy access to public transport to training centre and free parking at our premises.

We always aim all our trainees to get the best quality training and we believe that quality training is key to a successful future and safe working environment for both employer and employee.
Since 2004 our mission has always been to provide high quality services that are adapted to the individual’s needs and delivered by our Accredited forklift truck and plant instructors that exceeds the industry standards. Our dedicated team is committed to making a positive difference that will be rewarding and meets our customer’s needs at competitive prices.

All our Instructors are RITTB, & ITSSAR accredited and deliver approved training on site and at our centre on the following machines: counterbalance, reach, pivot steer trucks, 4 categories of PPT, Sissorlift, VNA. (Man up)

All Courses at our centre are fully flexible, we deliver training on weekdays morning shifts, and afternoon shifts we also train on Saturdays, Sundays, and bank holidays to save trainees money by taking time off work.

Many employers choose on-site forklift truck training and plant training. Using this approach staff are trained on the equipment they will actually be using and with the loads, they will handle on a daily basis.
For more information about our on-site training fill in our contact page.

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Highest rated leading specialist training provider in the Midlands

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20:38 02 Apr 21
I went to RS forklift training for one license but because of how good the training was I ended up taking the full... course. The director of the company Mr Sheikh was an extremely polite and nice gentleman and very accommodating. My instructor Nathan was very helpful in teaching me the basics of driving and manoeuvring and was an all round great teacher. I would also like to mention Mo who was also a great help with any queries I had in regards to the course. To anyone looking for a forklifting course, I would highly recommend RS Forklift Training LTD. Great course and great instructors! The best In the Midlands by a mile. ????read more
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Selam Weldu
13:21 02 Apr 21
Good Friday lead me to Excellent training session Instructor covered all the areas that was required for me to pass the... course successfully. Training centre is located in good location were its easily accessible to Buses to city centre. I highly recommend this service for price and different type of courses they are more
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Endurance Osizimete
15:13 13 Mar 21
Definitely worth the travel from Coventry to complete the 4 star packages over the weekends at Rs Forklifts training.... I’ve save money and time by booking my courses and completing during weekends.All the instructors are amazing. Very professionally Managed and helping me and rest of trainees to be successful after the course. Thank you don’t miss out on this opportunity prices are the best in Midlandsread more
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15:32 19 Dec 20
I am very pleased with the service Clive and Nathan were top draw from start to finish.Really appreciated the weekend... training course which has saved me money time.I WILL HIGHLY RECOMMEND THESE GUY FOR ALL THE SUPPORT THEY GIVE TO TRAINEESread more
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John phone
12:57 08 Oct 20
Fantastic 10 days at Rs forklifts training & 4 Ks forklifts both company merged together to complete my Instructor... course and help me passed and made me qualified instructor . Now I can start my new career in helping others t learn how to operate forklift trucks. I've also been offered jobs already training around Midlands by these to highly rated company in the midlands. highly recommend these training more
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Umar Mohamed
10:35 19 Sep 20
Robert amazing tutor I've ever come across since I've been operating forklift trucks. He is very precise in giving... clear Instruction and very easy to understand. I definitely recommend Rs Forklifts for their professional service and very competitive price,read more
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phillip gouldstone
09:21 05 Aug 20
Highly recommend you do your FLT training here I done mine the beginning of August and took me 3 days. Really friendly,... good quality staff. They also offer other course so I will be definitely be coming back to get more licences off themread more
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