ITSSAR Accredited Forklift Instructor Training

At HL Training Services, we understand the pivotal role that accredited training plays in shaping competent instructors. Our program goes beyond conventional training, offering a comprehensive curriculum endorsed by ITSSAR, a mark of quality and recognition in the forklift training sphere. Join us on a journey where knowledge meets accreditation, where teaching proficiency meets industry standards, and where your path to becoming an esteemed forklift instructor begins.


Become a forklift instructor with our ITSSAR-accredited course.

Learn the skills needed to become an ITSSAR-accredited forklift instructor from our team of accredited trainers. This course is based on counterbalance forklift trucks, but if the candidates are trained on other equipment, these categories can be added to the badge. After completion, you will fully understand the principles of operating forklift trucks. It will then guide you through transferring this knowledge into the classroom and sharing your expertise with trainees. You will learn what is required to be a skillful trainer from HL Training’s experienced educators. 

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You will learn:    

During the forklift instructor ITSSAR training, you will learn:

  • Teaching Methods
  • Task Analysis
  • Lesson Types
  • Lesson Plans
  • Classroom and Practical Lessons
  • Instructional Techniques
  • Skills Testing
  • Conducting Ongoing
  • Assessments
  • Q&A Techniques

ITSSAR Instructor Course Details: 

Delve into the specifics of our ITSSAR Accredited Forklift Instructor Training. Here, you’ll find a breakdown of crucial details, from the course length to accreditation specifics and requirements. Get ready to discover all the essential information you need to embark on your journey towards becoming a certified forklift instructor.

Course Requirements: 

Our forklift instructor training is based on the use of a counterbalance forklift. A counterbalance forklift basic operator certificate is required to take this course. You must obtain or renew your certification within six months of the course start date. You can take the counterbalance conversion course to meet the requirements.

Course Length:

The ITSSAR instructor training has a duration of 10 days. This comprehensive course is tailored to provide aspiring instructors with the fundamental skills and expertise needed to kickstart a successful career in forklift instruction. Join us for an engaging learning experience that sets the groundwork for your path as a certified forklift instructor. 

ITSSAR Training Accreditations

Our forklift trainer course is ITSSAR accredited. The Independent Training Standards Scheme and Register (ITSSAR) has written and monitored Mechanical Handling Equipment (MHE) standards since 1991. It is one of the leading accreditors for the workplace transport sector.

Why Choose HL Training?

At HL Training, we have a highly experienced team of instructors. Every instructor is well versed in their respective courses and knows precisely what is required to deliver first-rate training. We understand that simply having a thorough and expansive curriculum (and we do) isn’t all that is required for an outstanding training course. You also need brilliant instructors with in-depth knowledge and fantastic teaching abilities. We can proudly say that our team of accredited instructors meets these high standards.

Forklift Instructor Training Curriculum

Of course, our highly skilled trainers need an equally brilliant course to teach. Our ITSSAR instructor training courses are designed to fully develop your skills and prepare you to instruct on any machine you hold certificates for. The course offers a comprehensive curriculum that will give you the skills you need when delivered by one of our expert trainers. This course is assessed over 9 elements as the course progresses.

Enroll Now and Shape the Future of Forklift Training

Ready to take the leap into a rewarding career as a certified forklift instructor? Seize the opportunity today by enrolling in our ITSSAR Accredited Forklift Instructor Training. Equip yourself with the expertise, accreditation, and teaching prowess needed to lead the next generation of forklift operators. Don’t miss out, enrol now and kickstart your journey towards a fulfilling and impactful career in forklift instruction.

ITSSAR accredited forklift training

Novice, Re-Reg and Direct Entry dates for the next 6 months below.


Course NameDateTimeCourse LocationDelegate PriceDelegate FeesQuantityPlaces Left Book

ITSSAR – Instructor Novice Course


03/06/2024 08:30 – 16:00

04/06/2024 08:30 – 16:00

05/06/2024 08:30 – 16:00

06/06/2024 08:30 – 16:00

07/06/2024 08:30 – 16:00

10/06/2024 08:30 – 16:00

11/06/2024 08:30 – 16:00

12/06/2024 08:30 – 16:00

13/06/2024 08:30 – 16:00

14/06/2024 08:30 – 16:00

08:3016:00 HL Training Centre £1,500.00 £0 2

ITSSAR – Instructor Re-Reg


10/06/2024 08:30 – 16:00

11/06/2024 08:30 – 16:00

12/06/2024 08:30 – 16:00

13/06/2024 08:30 – 16:00

14/06/2024 08:30 – 16:00

08:3016:00 HL Training Centre £950.00 £0 2

ITSSAR – Instructor Novice Course


02/09/2024 08:30 – 16:00

03/09/2024 08:30 – 16:00

04/09/2024 08:30 – 16:00

05/09/2024 08:30 – 16:00

06/09/2024 08:30 – 16:00

09/09/2024 08:30 – 16:00

10/09/2024 08:30 – 16:00

11/09/2024 08:30 – 16:00

12/09/2024 08:30 – 16:00

13/09/2024 08:30 – 16:00

08:3016:00 HL Training Centre £1,500.00 £0 5

ITSSAR – Instructor Re-Reg


09/09/2024 08:30 – 16:00

10/09/2024 08:30 – 16:00

11/09/2024 08:30 – 16:00

12/09/2024 08:30 – 16:00

13/09/2024 08:30 – 16:00

08:3016:00 HL Training Centre £950.00 £0 5

ITSSAR – Instructor Novice Course


14/10/2024 08:30 – 16:00

15/10/2024 08:30 – 16:00

16/10/2024 08:30 – 16:00

17/10/2024 08:30 – 16:00

18/10/2024 08:30 – 16:00

21/10/2024 08:30 – 16:00

22/10/2024 08:30 – 16:00

23/10/2024 08:30 – 16:00

24/10/2024 08:30 – 16:00

25/10/2024 08:30 – 16:00

08:3016:00 HL Training Centre £1,500.00 £0 5

Contact us today to find out more about our ITSSAR forklift instructor training course.

ITSSAR Forklift Instructor Course FAQ

How Long Is The Forklift Instructor Training Course?

The novice forklift instructor training programme is a 10 day course.

Do You Provide Other Accredited Forklift Instructor Training?

Yes, we also provide forklift instructor training accredited by RTITB and AITT. We also offer an in-house forklift instructor training course.

Is Forklift Training A Legal Requirement?

It is a legal requirement for a forklift, or any machinery, to be operated by people who have undertaken the appropriate training and can demonstrate an ability to operate the machinery.

What Are The Prerequisite For The ITSSAR Instructor Training?

To attend the ITSSAR instructor training, you must have a basic accredited operator training certificate dated within six months of the course start date. Also, you must have 6 years’ operating experience.

When Does My ITSSAR Training Certification Expire?

ITSSAR instructor qualifications expire after 5 years.

What does ITSSAR accreditation mean for this training program?

ITSSAR (the Independent Training Standards Scheme and Register) accreditation signifies that our forklift instructor training meets rigorous industry standards. It assures credibility, quality, and recognition within the industry.