Our qualified trainers will travel to business locations nationwide to provide training across a range of forklift training courses for your novice and experienced operators.

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ISM Training Services specialise in providing accredited training for both private and business customers to ensure they receive their Forklift Certification. Companies who require staff training on specific types of forklifts can avail of Offsite Forklift training at the company location using company trucks. Read our forklift Frequently Asked Questions or learn more about our Forklift Training Courses.
This course offers training and certification on the Counterbalance Forklift, Reach Truck, Power Pallet, Bendi, Comni-lift, VNA, Pallet Stacker and Hi-ab. The length of the course will depend on the company’s size and needs. Trainees will learn under the guidance of instructors approved by the RTITB.

Call ISM Training Team today to discuss Offsite Training availability for your company at 01 864 1790 or leave your contact details, and we’ll be in touch.

Who Should Attend?

Companies who have a group of staff requiring initial training on the operation of company forklift trucks, including less common forklifts, should book Offsite training. All forklift operators require basic training before receiving specific job training and familiarisation training from their company. Trainees who complete the course will have the basic skills and knowledge required for the safe operation of the relevant forklifts.

All trainees must be a minimum of 16 years old in accordance with the HSA Code of Practice.

What Qualifications Will I Receive?

All trainees will receive an ISM Certificate on successful completion of the course. Trainees will be required to demonstrate safe forklift operation through a practical assessment examined by the ISM Forklift Trainer.

ISM certification lasts three years, after which it is recommended that operators receive refresher training. Trainees must receive job-specific and familiarisation training before being considered fully competent.

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Course Programme

  •     • Introduction to the forklifts
  •     • Pre-use inspection and take-over maintenance
  •     • Controls and instruments
  •     • Weight assessment
  •     • Starting, moving off and stopping
  •     • Handling both laden and unladen pallets
  •     • Operation of the hydraulic controls
  •     • Stacking and de-stacking – free-standing and in racking
  •     • Practical test of basic operating skills
  •     • Written test of operating knowledge

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