Novice Reach Forklift Training

Novice Reach Forklift Training

Reach Truck FST Warehouse Birmingham

Course Overview:

In-Centre Cost: £499 (No VAT)

Off-Site Cost: £449 (No VAT)

Course Duration: 5 days

Delivery: Practical

The Reach Forklift Truck Training Course is a 5-day programme designed for those with no prior reach truck experience. With a minimum of 32.5 hours of instruction, it focuses on safe and efficient reach truck operation in confined warehouse spaces. The course, catering to a maximum of 3 participants per session, is RTITB accredited and ensures compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 upon successful completion.

  • Safe Reach Truck Operation: Learn the fundamentals of safely operating reach trucks, with a focus on minimising risks and ensuring a secure working environment.

  • Warehouse Manoeuvring Techniques: Acquire skills in navigating tight spaces, optimising load placement, and efficiently moving within warehouse layouts.

  • Load Handling Mastery: Gain expertise in effectively picking up, transporting, and placing loads with precision and confidence.

  • Emergency Procedures: Understand how to respond swiftly and appropriately to emergency situations, ensuring the safety of yourself and others.

  • Theory and Practical Sessions: Engage in a balanced blend of theoretical knowledge and hands-on practice, enhancing your overall understanding and capabilities.

  • Health and Safety Compliance: Learn about the statutory duties outlined in the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, enabling you to perform your tasks responsibly and lawfully.

  • Equipment Familiarisation: Become well-versed in the components and controls of reach trucks, ensuring you can operate them confidently and competently.

Novice Reach Forklift Training Course Benefits:

  • Career Boost: Obtain a certified reach truck operator qualification for increased job opportunities in logistics and warehousing.

  • Safety Priority: Gain in-depth knowledge in safe reach truck operation to ensure a secure work environment.

  • Efficiency and Productivity: Master manoeuvring techniques and load handling for faster task completion and enhanced warehouse productivity.

  • Legal Compliance: Understand and adhere to health and safety regulations to fulfill legal responsibilities and minimise accident risks.

We have invested in RTITB Accreditation

We partner with RTITB, the leading UK accrediting body for forklift and plant operator training, to deliver standardised, high-quality training in warehousing and logistics, promoting safety, compliance, and efficiency while ensuring thorough training records for our customers.


Forward Step Training Centre 77 -87 New Town Row, Birmingham, B6 4HG

Getting Here
Our training centre is conveniently located in the heart of Birmingham and is easily accessible whether you’re using public transport or driving.


On-Site Training
At Forward Step Training Centre, we are committed to providing high-quality training in our well-equipped facilities. Our location offers easy access for both public transportation users and those arriving by car, ensuring a hassle-free commute to your learning experience.


For detailed directions and any further assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact our friendly staff at or 0121 270 9935

Accredited Forklift Training at Your Convenience

At Forward Step Training Centre, we are proud to be accredited to deliver our courses not only at our main location but also in suitable employer premises throughout the region. This means we can bring our high-quality training directly to your workplace, making it even more convenient for you and your team.

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