Why train with 2Start?

  • We are constantly investing in our fleet to ensure we continue to provide the best vehicles for our customers.
  • Fully Qualified on the National Register of LGV Instructors.
  • We have hundreds of happy previous customers and currently have a 4.9 rating on Google.
  • It’s easy to say that we are the ‘Premier Driving School’, but the proof is in the facilities offered and the results obtained by our students.

A1 Exp. Operator Pallet Truck

£100.00

This is typically a 3.75-hour course which includes both theory and practical training. This course is ideal for those candidates who have previous experience at operating a forklift truck but have no certification or if their certificate is over 5 years old.

After training has been completed, you will need to complete three tests; a theory test, a pre-use inspection test and finally the practical skills test. Each one of these tests needs to be passed in order to obtain your operator card and certificate. Upon completion of this course, students will be added to the ITSSAR TOP scheme.

Course length could be shortened if the course is not booked at full capacity.

Pay a deposit of £50.00 per person

Additional Information

A1 Pallet Truck Course Details

What is a powered pallet truck?

A Powered pallet truck or electric pallet mover is a piece of equipment that is used to move pallets at ground level, as well as loading and offloading pallets from various vehicles. A common place you’ll see people working with powered pallet trucks would be in a warehouse environment.

Locations

This course is available for you to complete at all of our training depots which includes locations in Portsmouth, Southampton, Reading and Worthing.

We are able to offer this training at one of your sites, using your equipment which will allow your staff to train on the equipment that they will be using regularly. The areas we cover for training on one of your sites include; Portsmouth, Chichester, Fareham, Southampton, Romsey, Eastleigh, Reading, Crawley, Newbury, Basingstoke, Worthing and Brighton.

Facilities Required on your site

Before training can be completed on one of your sites, using your equipment, there are a number of requirements that you need to meet. You will need to have a training room that is suitable for the number of students participating and a sufficient amount of practical training space to complete assessments & testing. Also, delegates are required to wear PPE as per the company’s internal risk assessments.

Click the link to read our Facilities and Equipment Requirements Guide for more information on how to complete training on your site. Facilities and Equipment Requirements Guide.

Instructors

If you chose to complete one of our forklift training courses, you will be taught by highly experienced professionals, who will give you all the skills and knowledge that you need to pass your Powered Pallet Truck test.

2 Start Training is a Category 3 Independent Training Standards Scheme and Register (ITSSAR) accredited training centre for operator and instructor training for Powered Pallet Truck Training.

Duration

The length of your course will vary depending on which of our courses you decide to complete, if you decide to complete the A1 Experienced Operator Pallet Truck course, training will take 1-day to complete.

Course length could be adjusted depending on how many other students are on the same course, see below for timescales.

2 Days if 1:1 or 2:1 with our instructor.

3 Days if 3:1 with our instructor.

Ratio

1 Truck : 3 Candidates : 1 Instructor

This ratio can be lowered to suit any requirements which can decrease the duration of your course.

Elements Covered
  • Responsibilities under the health & safety at work act, 1974, PUWER & LOLER
  • L117 Approved code of practice
  • Operators Safety Code
  • Battery maintenance and charging procedures
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive controls
  • Hydraulic controls
  • Manoeuvring in open and confined areas including entry & aisle safety procedures
Course Reviews

A great school with friendly and experience staff. Good range of vehicles for HGV and FLT training. Nice room for classroom based training.

Southampton

A great school with friendly and experience staff. Good range of vehicles for HGV and FLT training. Nice room for classroom based training.

Portsmouth

Just passed my FLT. The staff are brilliant, welcoming and friendly. Really appreciated their attention to detail and determination to help me get my pass.

Portsmouth

Had a 1 to 1 forklift course at their Reading branch. The instructor was very clear, helpful and patient.Would and have recommended them to others.

Reading

I’ve just completed my Forklift training with 2 Start at the reading branch. It has been an absolute pleasure and privilege to have worked with such an experienced and extremely professional company Roy (our instructor) has been an absolute diamond and I cannot thank him enough Thank You!! I would 1000% recommend this company without even thinking about it and I will be back for another course! In due time thanks again

Reading

Why train with 2Start?

  • We are constantly investing in our fleet to ensure we continue to provide the best vehicles for our customers.
  • Fully Qualified on the National Register of LGV Instructors.
  • We have hundreds of happy previous customers and currently have a 4.9 rating on Google.
  • It’s easy to say that we are the ‘Premier Driving School’, but the proof is in the facilities offered and the results obtained by our students.