2 Start Training Portsmouth

Do you want to complete forklift training near you in Portsmouth? We have an extensive range of forklift training courses ready for you to book online now, with courses suitable for all ability levels.

We have been providing top-quality logistics and driver training in Portsmouth for over 12 years, during which time we have helped hundreds of students pass their forklift training and carry on their journey as a forklift operator. We are the number one forklift training provider in Portsmouth and the surrounding areas, which is evident through our excellent pass rates and outstanding facilities.

The location of our Portsmouth branch has allowed us to provide training for students in the surrounding areas which include Hilsea, Waterlooville, Portchester, Havant, Fareham and Chichester.

Gaining your forklift licence

Those candidates who opt to complete one of the forklift operator courses that we have available at our Portsmouth depot will be taught the correct skills and knowledge they need so that they are confident going into their forklift test. Our helpful team will help you every step of the way, from booking your course, helping you to complete your theory training and then onto your practical training.

Gaining your forklift licence Portsmouth

Why Train With 2 Start?

We are constantly investing in our machines to ensure we continue to provide the best vehicles for our customers.
Courses taught by highly experienced and dedicated instructors.
Excellent customer service and training provided.

Our Portsmouth forklift training facilities

Our Portsmouth branch is our biggest and busiest training depot, with a full range of logistics and driver training courses available to be completed. Those candidates who choose to complete their forklift training at our Portsmouth depot will have access to some of the best training facilities and equipment in the South and will be taught by our friendly team of industry experts, all of whom are extremely dedicated to ensuring our students have the skills and confidence they need to pass their test and gain their forklift licence.

If you complete your forklift training at our Portsmouth depot, you will have access to our extremely spacious and tidy warehouse facilities to complete your practical training and testing. Furthermore, you will have access to our fully equipped and air-conditioned classroom facilities, where theory training will be completed.

Our Portsmouth forklift training facilities

Powered Pallet Trucks

A powered pallet truck, also known as an electric pallet mover are usually used in a warehouse for low levelling lifting of pallets.  Powered pallet trucks commonly move pallets around the factory and can also load and offload pallets from a range of different vehicles.

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Counterbalance Forklift Truck

The counterbalance forklift truck has two forks at the front and is used by manoeuvring close to a load to pick it up and then move it. It’s a standard forklift truck and is suitable for use both inside and out.  Overloading the forklift can result in the vehicle tipping over.  For this reason, it is vital that the user completes the appropriate training.

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Reach Forklift Truck

Reach forklift trucks are used in narrow aisles of warehouses and factories. With two forks that distribute the load, these are very agile machines which are good for working at height. The wheels have a tight turn radius and are predominantly used to offload products at larger heights.

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Bendi Forklift Trucks

A bendi forklift truck can also be known as a flexi or Bendi truck. These machines are often used in tight spaces and are steered via the front swivel articulation. Bendi forklift trucks are easy to learn how to confidently operate and manoeuvre.

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Moffett Truck

A Moffett truck is a great machine for increasing productivity as it provides fast turnaround of work. Its light enough to be carried on a truck, eliminating the need for a seperate forklift delivery. As well as being economical, the Moffett truck is capable of performing a number of tasks a standard forklift can’t.

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Our Portsmouth location is based in Unit 4 Shawcross Ind Est, Hilsea.