2 Start Training Reading

Are you looking for forklift training near you in the Reading area? We have a wide range of forklift training courses available for you to book online now, with courses available for all skills and confidence levels.

Since operations began at our Reading branch in June 2013, we have helped hundreds of students pass their forklift training and work towards their dreams of becoming a forklift operator. We have quickly become the number one forklift training provider in Reading and Berkshire, which is not only shown through our immaculate training facilities but through the top-quality training and customer service that we provide.

The location of our Reading depot allows us to provide training for students in the surrounding areas, which include Aldermaston, Berkshire, Newbury, Basingstoke and Crawley.

Gaining your forklift licence

Those students who wish to complete one of our forklift courses, that we have available at our Reading branch, will be taught all the correct skills and manoeuvres that they need to safely and securely operate a forklift and pass their test. Our friendly team of expert instructors will aid you every step of your journey to gaining your forklift licence, from your theory training to your practical test.

Gaining your forklift licence Reading

Why Train With 2 Start?

Industry-leading training facilities including classroom and warehouse facilities.
Forklift training taught by friendly and experienced instructors.
We are continuously striving to give our students the best training experience possible.

Our Reading forklift training facilities

Our Reading centre is home to some of the best forklift training facilities on the market, with extremely spacious and tidy warehousing facilities to complete your practical training, and well-lit and air-conditioned classrooms to complete your theory training in an undisturbed space.

Here at 2 Start Reading, we are continuously striving to give our students the best experience and training environment possible, which is why we have massively invested in our forklift facilities, machinery and equipment to help ensure this. Furthermore, all of our students are taught by highly experienced and dedicated forklift instructors.

Our Reading forklfit 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 Reading training centre is based in Unit 32 Youngs Industrial Estate, Paices Hill.