2 Start Training Southampton

Our Southampton depot has been providing top-quality driver and forklift training since its opening. This depot has quickly established itself as the go-to centre for driver and forklift training in the area and has helped solidify our position as the premier logistics training provider in the South. We have assisted thousands of students with their driver and forklift training and allowed them to obtain their desired qualifications.

Our Southampton depot allows us to provide training to students in Southampton and its surrounding areas which include Romsey, Test Valley, Winchester and Hedge End.

We pride ourselves on the extremely high level of training and customer service that we provide at our Southampton training centre, and it is our mission to ensure our students have the best training experience available!

Gaining your forklift licence

Our forklift operator courses will teach you the skills and knowledge that you need to complete your training and successfully obtain your forklift licence. Our friendly and qualified team will help you every step of the way on your journey, from our support team assisting you with booking your training to our instructors who will work hard to ensure you have the required skills and abilities to pass your tests.

Gaining your forklift licence

Why Train With 2 Start?

We are constantly investing in our machines to ensure we continue to provide the best vehicles for our customers.
Taught by friendly and dedicated forklift instructors.
Industry-leading classroom and warehouse facilities.

Our Southampton forklift training facilities

Our Southampton training centre is home to immaculate forklift training facilities and equipment which includes extremely spacious and tidy warehousing facilities and fully equipped and air-conditioned classrooms. These facilities will allow you to complete both your theory and practical forklift training in a dedicated and distraction-free environment.

We have continuously invested in our Southampton depot to ensure our students have the most comfortable and informative training experience possible, which is shown through our amazing facilities and instructors.

Our Southampton 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 Location

Our Southampton depot is located in Unit 2 Four Dells Farm, Poles Lane, Otterbourne, Winchester, SO21 2DY.