RTITB Lift Truck Instructor Training

Instructor Training

About the RTITB Lift Truck Instructor Training

What Lift Truck do we train on?
We train Lift Truck Instructors at our training centre in Forfar on a Counterbalance Truck. We will need to see your own operator
certificate, which has to have been issued to you within the last 12 months, before we can book you onto an Instructor course. If
you have not completed your operator training in the last 12 months we can arrange for this to be done before the Instructor
Once you have passed your Instructor examinations you will be able to instruct on any Lift Truck that you have an operator
certificate for.

How Long is a training course?
Novice Course – 10-12 Days
Re-registration – 3 or 5 Days

The training course
The RTITB Lift Truck Instructor course will provide candidates with the skills required to prepare and examine operators for
working with MHE. Candidates will be equipped to understand how to do this in accordance with agreed best practice.

Successful completion of the course will require candidates to pass examinations that cover basic operating skills, associated
knowledge and practical instructional ability.
This course covers, but is not limited to, the following areas:

  • Health & Safety.
  • Relevant regulations.
  • Approved Code of Practice (ACOP).
  • The role of the Instructor.
  • Basic principles of instruction.
  • Skills and task analysis.
  • Lesson structure (practical and theory).
  • Report writing.
  • Lift truck test.


Novice Course – £1500+VAT per person
Re-registration – £900+VAT per person
This does not include the RTITB Instructor registration fee.

Dates for Training
10 day Novice Instructor Course :- 14th November – 25th November ( 2 Spaces Available )
2023 Dates 13th February – 24th February ( 6 Spaces Available )
22nd May – 2nd June ( 6 Spaces Available )
31st July – 11th August ( 6 Spaces Available )
6th November – 17th November ( 6 Spaces Available )

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