ITSSAR Registered Instructor

For companies with a high number of forklift operators, it makes sense to have your own lift truck instructor in-house.

This course will equip trainees to develop their own lift truck training courses and instruct potential operators in how to use forklifts in a safe and efficient way to the standards set out by ITSSAR and the Health & Safety Executive's Approved Code of Practice (L117).

Each successful candidate will become a CAT 1 registered ITSSAR Instructor. Registration lasts for 5 years before needing to have their skills verified at a shorted, re-registration course.

Please Note: To take part in the course, potential instructors must produce a recent certificate (6 months or less) of basic operating skills, along with a letter from an employer to confirm recent lift truck experience.

Course Duration: 10 day instructor training course; 4-5 day instructor re-registration course.

Course Contents:

  • HSW Act 1974, MHSW 1999, PUWER 1998, LOLER 1998
  • Principles of Instruction
  • Job analysis
  • How to use audio-visual aids
  • Preparing effective lessons plans
  • Lecture techniques
  • Classroom preparation and presentation
  • Preparing and presenting practical lessons
  • Testing and assessing
  • Writing good reports

Course Assessment:

Candidates are continuously assessed throughout the course and the qualification is awarded when they have passed all nine course criteria:

1, 2, 3: Knowledge examinations based on course content

4: Operating ability

5: Classroom lesson

6: Practical demonstration

7: Practical lesson

8: Basic skills test

9: Report writing

If you would like to learn more about our Forklift Instructor training courses, contact us now and we can talk you through the details. Alternatively, you can send us a training enquiry and we will get back to you as soon as possible to help guide you through the process.

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