Forklift Truck Operator and Instructor (FLT Training)
Forklift Truck Operator Course

At GTA we offer courses for inexperienced and experienced Forklift Truck (FLT) operators, as well as refresher training.

Our courses are built around theory and practical training, learners will acquire a vast range of skills on how to operate Forklift Trucks safely. 


On completion, delegates will do a practical competence test, assessed by a qualified forklift truck examiner.



All courses are accredited by the RTITB using our qualified RTITB instructors.

What will you learn

Operators will learn the skills on how to operate the Forklift Trucks (FLT) safely and efficiently, how to carry out a pre-use inspection and understand why safety measures are essential when operating a Forklift Truck.

Duration and Cost


  • Duration: 5 days

  • Cost: £550

Experienced Operator

  • Duration: 2.5 days

  • Cost: £350


Conversions from one truck type to another

  • Duration: 2 days

  • Cost: £250

Refresher Training

  • Duration: 1 day

  • Cost: £150

Forklift Truck Instructor course

At the GTA The Forklift Instructors Course will provide candidates with the skills necessary to prepare and examine operators for the working environments of forklift trucks. Candidates will by the end of this course, understand how to do this in accordance with agreed best practice.


The Forklift Truck Instructor Training course concludes with an objective examination carried out by an RTITB examiner. All elements of the examination must be passed to successfully qualify as an RTITB instructor. Achieving an RTITB instructor qualification is something to be truly proud of. Successful candidates are eligible to register on the RTITB Register of Professional Instructors.


The course is for businesses that would like to have an in-house trainer or individuals who would like to become self-employed trainers. Courses run five times per year with excellent pass rates.


All courses are accredited by the RTITB using our qualified RTITB instructors and examined by external RTITB examiners.

What will you learn
Duration and Cost

Intensive new registration course including exams

  • Duration: 10 days

  • Cost: £1400


Recertification course including exams

  • Duration: 5 days

  • Cost: £650


Candidates will learn how to instruct potential candidates to able them to successfully pass and be a qualified operator of a FLT or a refresher, using various instructional techniques which they will learn on the course.