Become a Forklift Instructor

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. Our Instructors have over 20 years of experience in training candidates through out the country with an unbeatable success rate.

Our Instructor training enables companies to have qualified Forklift Instructors to reduce costs such as outsourcing training. On completion, they are able to instruct and examine operators on company premises. Also, it could be an opportunity for an individual to embark upon a rewarding career as a recognised RTITB instructor. The course complies with the approved code of practice issued by the Health & Safety Executive.

With the course we offer an experienced forklift operator can train to become an RTITB qualified Forklift Instructor and examiner between 10 to 12 days.

Why choose us?
  • Providing training for over 20 years with thousands of happy clients, we aim to keep our reputation for an amazing 98% pass rate.
  • All our course prices are very competitive, also offering genuine price match terms and conditions apply.
  • Located in the heart of Birmingham, easy access to public transport and shops.
  • and In-house parking available.
  • Pay monthly finance options available for all our courses.
  • Catering can be provided so you wont go hungry while you train.
Looking for work?

As an RTITB Acreddited Forklift Instructor you can potentially earn between

£35,000 to £40,000 annual salary.

Here at RS forklifts training we will help you find employment local to you as we have affiliate agencies and private companies who seek potential employees.

Novice Forklift Instructor

Finance available

  • Aimed at instructors who want to train operators to RTITB standards, either in-house or on a commercial basis.

  • Cost: £1500  (RTITB Instructor registration fee of £84 included).

Prices above are excluding vat.

Re-reg Forklift Instructor

Finance available

  • Aimed at existing (typically commercial) RTITB instructors who train on a regular basis to a high standard.

  • Cost: £599.99 (RTITB Instructor registration fee of £84 included).

Prices above are excluding vat.

RTITB Instructor Re-examination

Finance available

  • Aimed at instructors who have failed one of the two elements of the RTITB examination.
  • With our impressive 98.3% pass rate we are positive that our expert instructors will offer one to one sessions to boost your chances of passing
  • Cost: Varies.
In-House Forklift Instructor
  • This is for companies looking to train an experienced operator to Intstructor level
  • This will be beneficial as it will reduce the cost of outsourcing instructors.
  • The course will be delivered at our training centre based in the heart of birmingham
  • Cost: £1500 (registration fee of £84 included)

Prices above are excluding vat.

  • Introduction to and familiarsation with the truck and operations
  • Health and Safety
  • Relevant Regulations
  • Approved Code of Practice (ACOP)
  • Instructor Role and Qualities
  • Basic Principles of Instruction
  • Skills and Task Analysis
  • Planning, preparing and presenting instruction
  • Example of practical instruction
  • Lesson Structure (Practical)
  • Lesson Structure (Theory)
  • Report Writing
  • Visual Aids
  • Lift Truck Test
  • Have proof of successfully completing the Counterbalance Basic Operating Skills Test within the last 12 months
  • Have significant experience as a counterbalance operator, we recommend an absolute minimum of 6 months
  • Have good communication skills
  • Have the confidence to present to large and small groups of their peers

To pass the lift truck instructor course you will need to pass an examination consisting of three elements:

1. Basic operating skills test on a counterbalance lift truck and pass to instructor standard on the first day of the course (maximum 25 penalties allowed). This test also requires the candidate to undertake both the Associated Knowledge element of the Operator test and also the Pre-Use Inspection test. (A suitable period of truck familiarisation will be provided prior to the tests being conducted)

2. Associated Knowledge, multiple choice theory paper (Pass mark is 80%)

3. Practical Instructional Ability, deliver a session of no more than 40 minutes in length covering a basic operating skill (Pass mark is 70 out of a possible 100)

Courses run every two months to find out our training schedules contact us via 0121 411 0727

The earliest provisional start date is 08/04/2020 for a 10 days novice training,
Re-Registration 4 days: start dates: 28/02/2020

Course Content,
Introduction to and familiarisation with the truck and operations
RTITB basic operators test
The legislative framework and the need to train
Role and responsibilities of the instructor
Principles of instruction
Planning, preparing and presenting instruction
Example of practical instruction
Candidates preparing and planning practical instruction
Course Assessment
Theoretical assessment of 20 multiple choice questions..
Practical Test of instructional ability, confirming skills taught on the Forklift instructors training course – in a role play situation.
Spaces on these courses are limited so please contact us as soon as possible
Price per candidate
10 days – £1,499.99
12 day – £1,699.99
Price per candidate
3/4 days – £550.00
Price per candidate
5 days – £650.00
Price per candidate

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