Viamaster Training

Introduction to RTITB Forklift Operator Novice Training

At Viamaster Training, we offer an all-encompassing and certified forklift training program, accredited by RTITB, designed to cater to both novices and seasoned operators. We are committed to adhering to the latest industry and training standards, ensuring that our participants receive the highest quality education. Our training covers the full spectrum of forklift operation, from fundamental principles to advanced techniques. Participants will acquire essential skills such as load handling, precise manoeuvring, and workplace safety practices, all aimed at making them proficient forklift operators in various work environments.

All of our trainers hold RTITB accreditation as instructors and examiners. Our extensive industry experience equips us to comprehend the operational needs of our business clients, allowing us to train and assess forklift operators in accordance with the latest industry and training standards.

Novice Fork Lift Truck Training – 4 Days



Dates throughout the year: In Centre or Customer Premises
Duration: Up to 4 days dependant on number of candidates
Qualification: RTITB NORS Licence or In House Certification

Designed for:

  • Candidates with little or no experience of operating FLT
  • Company Compliance with Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations PUWER
  • Enable FLT Operators to gain the basic skills and knowledge required to operate conventional fork lift trucks safely and gain an FLT Operator Licence or Certificate.

Note: We also offer to do the training at your premises. Cost from £495+VAT per day for up to 3 Operators, duration 3 to 5 days depending on number of trainees.

Cost (Training at Our Premises)

£595+VAT per Operator

  • Novice Fork Lift Training by Viamaster Training

    Stepping into the world of forklift operations? Our course have been crafted explicitly for beginners – this 4-day course bridges the gap between inexperience and competence. With an array of forklift types from COUNTERBALANCE to VNA, our program provides hands-on experience complemented by essential theoretical knowledge. Guided by our RTITB-accredited experts, you’ll find the learning environment both supportive and informative, ensuring you grasp every fundamental aspect.


    Choose Viamaster and take your first confident steps towards becoming a skilled, safety-conscious forklift operator. Start your journey with us, either at our top-tier Training Centre or at a location convenient for you.

    • Comprehensive theory and practical skills in safe forklift operations.
    • Deep dive into the Operator’s safety code.
    • Exploration of the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974).
    • Daily and pre-shift inspection techniques along with maintenance practices.
    • Updates on any new legislation impacting safe working practices.
    • Corrections of common errors in truck operation and stacking/racking procedures.
    • Training in low, eye, and high-level racking.
    • Final practical and theoretical assessment.
  • Who Should Attend?

    • Individuals with minimal to no experience operating Fork Lift Trucks (FLT).
    • Companies aiming to be compliant with the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER).
    • Operators seeking foundational skills and knowledge to operate conventional forklift trucks safely and acquire an FLT Operator Licence or Certificate.

    Note: HSE recommends FLT Operator Refresher Training every 3 years, with a maximum of 5 years. Ensure your compliance is up to date by getting in touch with us.

  • Novice Forklift Training is deliverable both at our Castleford-based centre, which meets the RTITB standards for forklift operator training, or off-site at the customer’s premises. We offer different accreditation options: RTITB Nationally Recognised Licence (NORS), Company In-House Operator Accreditation, or HSE Compliance Authorisation to Operate. Each employer receives an FLT operator compliance file that aligns with HSE guidelines. 

  • Connect: Initiate your ADR journey by calling Viamaster Training at 0113 307 6575, dropping us an email at, or completing the online form.

    Secure Your Spot: Once all prerequisites are satisfied, finalise your enrolment by processing the payment.

    • Expertise: Leverage insights from our expert instructors, each bringing their industry experience to each lesson.
    • Accreditations: Our status as an SQA Accredited Centre ensures training meets industry benchmarks.
    • Adaptable Learning: With myriad durations and modules up for grabs, our course aligns with your unique needs.
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