Why train with 2Start?

  • Registration onto the ITSSAR TOP scheme upon successful completion.
  • Fully qualified and professional forklift instructors.
  • Top-quality training equipment and facilities.
  • The ability to complete your training on one of your sites, using your own equipment.

A2 Exp. Operator Ride on Pallet Truck

From: £168.00

This course is typically completed in a day and includes both theory and practical training. This course is perfect for those candidates who have experience on a forklift truck but either have no certification or their certificate is over 5 years old.

Once training has been completed, you will need to complete three elements of testing which includes; a theory test, a pre-use inspection test and the practical skills test. All of these tests need to be successfully passed in order to obtain your operator card and certificate. After training has been completed, you will be registered onto the ITSSAR TOP scheme (Trainer Operator Passport).

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

Additional Information

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 can be completed at all of our depots which includes Portsmouth, Southampton, Reading and Worthing.

As well as completing this course at one of our depots, you can complete it at one of your sites, using your equipment which will allow your staff to train on the equipment that they will be using on a daily basis. The areas we cover for training on one of your sites include; Portsmouth, Fareham, Chichester, Romsey, Eastleigh, Southampton, Reading, Crawley, Basingstoke, Newbury, Worthing and Brighton.

Facilities Required on your site

In order for training to be completed on one of your sites, using your equipment, there are some requirements that you need to meet. You will need to have a training room that is suitable for the number of candidates 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 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 A2 Experienced Operator Ride-on Pallet Truck course, it will take 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.

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?

  • Registration onto the ITSSAR TOP scheme upon successful completion.
  • Fully qualified and professional forklift instructors.
  • Top-quality training equipment and facilities.
  • The ability to complete your training on one of your sites, using your own equipment.