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Here at Newcroft, we can provide both RTITB accredited and non-accredited / ‘in-house’ forklift training. Our trainers are RTITB accredited and have many years experience on a wide variety of forklift trucks. Training for a complete novice is 3-5 days and 1-2 days if you just need a refresher. Non-accredited / ‘in-house’ training is available for employers who want staff to learn how to operate their forklifts in a safe manner. Get in touch today to discuss your forklift training requirements and to book your course.
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Forklift FAQs

Do I get a forklift license once I have completed my training?

There is no such thing as a forklift license. You will receive a RTITB certificate of basic training and an ID card that indicates what type of forklift you can safely operate.

What is the difference between the types of forklift you provide training on?

A Counterbalance forklift is the most common as it can be used for loading and unloading purposes both indoors and out.
Reach forklifts are used exclusively indoors mostly in a warehouse environment.
A Telehandler (or Rough Terrain Telescopic Handler) can be used indoors but are mostly seen outdoors especially on building sites.
Vehicle Mounted Lift Trucks are attached to the back of HGVs and are used on sites wherever forklift is unavailable but is required to for loading & unloading

Do I need to complete novice training on a Reach forklift although I can already operate a Counterbalance?

No you don’t.
If you already have a certificate of basic training for a Counterbalance, you can complete Conversion training for any other type of forklift. Conversion training lasts 1-2 days compared to novice training which lasts 3-5 days.

Do I need to complete a novice course in order to be RTITB accredited although I learned how to operate a Counterbalance at the company I used to work for?

No you don’t.
The training you received at your previous company is classed as ‘in-house’ and providing you have evidence(e.g. certificate) you need only complete an Experienced course. This will reduce the training time by 1 day compared to a full Novice course.

My RTITB registration is about to expire. What do I need to do in order to receive another 3 years registration?

You will need to complete Refresher training in order to remain registered with RTITB. Refresher training lasts a maximum of 1 day. You can let your RTITB registration expire for up to a maximum of 1 year and still only complete Refresher training in order to be re-registered. If you want to re-register with RTITB and your previous registration expired more than 1 year ago then you will need to complete Experienced training.

I own a company that uses Counterbalance forklifts. Do I need to register my employees with RTITB?

No you don’t.
We can provide non-accredited / in-house training for your employees. In-house training comes with a certificate of completion.

Forklift courses available through Newcroft

Telehandler, Bendi,RTITB Vehicle Mounted Lift Truck (Moffett)

All of the above courses are also available on a non-accredited / in-house basis.
Please get in touch for further details on our accredited & in-house forklift courses

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