Why train with 2Start?

  • Registration onto the ITSSAR TOP scheme upon successful completion.
  • Industry-leading training facilities and equipment.
  • Fully qualified forklift instructors.
  • The option to complete training on one of your sites, using your equipment if preferred.

A1 Novice Pedestrian Pallet Truck

From: £176.00

This is a 1-day course which includes theory and practical training. This course caters for those students who have never previously operated any type of pallet trucks before. There is no previous experience required to complete this course. When a student has completed this training course, they will be registered onto the ITSSAR TOP scheme (Trainer Operator Passport) and will be issued a photo identification card and A4 certificate.

There are three tests that need to be completed, once you have finished your training; a theory test, a pre-use inspection test and the practical skills test. If you are successful, you will be provided with your operator’s card and certificate.

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

Additional Information

A1 Pallet Truck Course Details

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.

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 depots which includes locations in Portsmouth, Southampton, Worthing and Reading.

We are also 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 week in, week out. The areas we cover for training on one of your sites include; Portsmouth, Fareham, Chichester, Southampton, Eastleigh, Romsey, Reading, Newbury, Crawley, Basingstoke, Brighton and Worthing.

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. Firstly, you need to have a training room that is suitable for the number of candidates participating and a sufficient amount of room for practical training and to complete assessments & testing. Also, delegates will be 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.

Duration

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

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

3 Days if 1:1 with our instructor.

4 Days if 2:1 with our instructor.

5 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

Our A1 Novice Pedestrian Pallet Truck training courses will cover the following:

  • 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 experienced staff. Good range of vehicles for HGV and FLT training. Nice rooms for classroom based training.

Portsmouth

A lovely helpful team, brilliant communication and teaching style, punctuality, fair play and brilliant instructors. You guys exceeded my expectations at least twice. Thank you very much indeed for all you've done for me!

Reading

I have just finished my 5 day CPC course with 2 Start training. Our trainer, Nicky Hanson, was Brilliant, she was very knowledgeable, informative and helped make the week fly by. Nicky has amazing patience, was fully engaged the whole class Nicky put us at our ease from the initial contact on Monday morning right through to the final good bye on Friday evening, as a company they have been excellent, Joining instructions were spot on, helpful and very professional. Great job guys!

Why train with 2Start?

  • Registration onto the ITSSAR TOP scheme upon successful completion.
  • Industry-leading training facilities and equipment.
  • Fully qualified forklift instructors.
  • The option to complete training on one of your sites, using your equipment if preferred.