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Forklift Truck Safety Training

Forklift and Lift Truck Safety Training Course RoSPA Assured

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£25.00 +VAT per person

Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 15 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 45 Minutes
  • CPD Points: 1

This online Forklift and Lift Truck Safety Training course provides knowledge of the dangers and hazards surrounding lift trucks and forklift vehicles. These vehicles can be seen as essential for the day to day running of organisations; due to this, it is highly important that all persons who work with lift trucks have been appropriately trained. Being aware of the accidents and injuries these vehicles can cause will help workers to gain awareness on how to implement the correct safety measures and protect themselves from any potential risks or hazards.

This online forklift training course covers a range of topics from legislation, training, to the importance of maintenance on forklift and lift truck vehicles. The learner will have the opportunity to gain knowledge on their specific responsibilities when it comes to operating lift trucks and use that knowledge during real-life working operations.

The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) and Provision and use of work equipment regulations 1998 (PUWER) are two important regulations relevant to lift trucks and forklifts. This online forklift course looks at how these regulations play a key role when it comes to lift truck or forklift operations.

  • Work towards compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
  • Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
  • Assured by RoSPA & Accredited by CPD
  • Certificate on successful completion
  • Course duration: 45 minutes
  • Unlimited resits at no cost

Who is this Online Forklift Truck Safety Training for?

If your job involves operating forklifts or lift truck vehicles, then this online forklift certification course will benefit you. It looks at the relevant risks and hazards surrounding lift trucks and how to input the correct safety measures to help protect workers from accidents or injuries.

It also looks at the relevant regulations relating to lifting equipment and why they are important.

Online Forklift Truck Safety Training Certification

Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

This training course and it's content has also been assured by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.

Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Forklift and Lift Safety Training Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.

Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.

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Course Aim

The aim of this course is to provide a good level of knowledge on forklift and lift truck safety. It is important that thorough training has been completed by all persons who plan to operate a lift truck, and that they are aware of the risks and hazards surrounding these vehicles, or surrounding activities involved with lift trucks.

Learning Objectives

On completion of the course, you should be able to:

  • Name some features that are on a lift truck
  • List what to do before operating a lift truck
  • Identify LOLER and PUWER regulations
  • List some employer’s responsibilities
  • Name some responsibilities that employee’s hold
  • List some accidents that can occur caused by lift trucks
  • Identify the 5 steps to a risk assessment
  • List some safety measures that can be implemented for lift trucks
  • Identify why lift truck training is important
  • Identify why speed limits are important and how they can be used
  • Identify the purpose of site markings and signage
  • List some important elements that a loading bay area should have
  • Name some reversing and signalling safety measures
  • Identify the meaning of the Safe Stop Procedure
  • Identify why lift truck maintenance is important for safety
  • List some lift truck safety ‘do’s and don’ts’

Training Course Content

This course is made up of the following modules:

  • An Introduction to Forklift and Lift Truck Safety

    This section introduces the learner to the course. It looks at some specific features that can be found on a lift truck and where to find them, such as, load capacity signage, level controls, etc

  • Module 1 - Hazards and Risks

    This section of the course concentrates the definitions of hazard and risk. It looks at the relevant regulations that are put in place to help prevent workers from coming into harm with lifting equipment. It also looks at how thorough planning before operations is beneficial in protecting the health of workers and others within the vicinity.

  • Module 2 - Competent and Safe Operators

    This section of the course covers the different responsibilities that both the employee and employer have when it comes to the operation of lift trucks and forklifts. It also looks at what a safe and competent operator should do, and how training is essential for all workers who will operate a forklift or lift truck vehicle.

  • Module 3 - Implementation of Safety Measures

    In this final section, you will cover some safety measures that can be implemented to help prevent any risks or hazards surrounding lift trucks within the workplace. For example, you will look at speed limits, safe site design and loading bays. This section also looks at some lift truck and forklift do’s and don’ts, to demonstrate how all workers can avoid unnecessary accidents or injuries by following basic procedures.


On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 15 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.

The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.

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The Online Course Registration Details will contain a Course Code and a unique Course Activation Key – these can be used to create a user account and access the Training Course. Follow the instructions to get up and running on the course.

Please note: If you have ordered more than one course you will receive multiple Course Activation Keys in the Course Registration email.

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Once you have passed the assessment your certificate will be immediately available to print and download in PDF Format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.

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Customer Support

Have further questions, or need some support? Our team is on hand to help you every step of the way – from checking out on the website, gaining access to the course, and downloading your certificate. Call a member of the team on 01482 861 040 or email us on support@train4academy.co.uk and we will be happy to help you along the way.

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Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 15 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 45 Minutes
  • CPD Points: 1

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