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Forklift Training

Forklift Training

Locators’ ultimate guide to forklift training

Gain confidence and competence with our best-in-class forklift training program.

Forklift training can help unlock the potential of your business

Harness the full potential of your operations with our comprehensive forklift training program.

What if there was a way to unlock the full potential of your business operations? A key that could open doors to new opportunities, increase productivity, and reduce risks? Look no further than forklift training. Forklift training is like a key that unlocks the full potential of your business operations. It offers the knowledge and skills to handle heavy equipment and materials confidently and precisely. With training, your team can work more efficiently, make fewer mistakes, and avoid accidents that could set your business back.

Without forklift training, your business is like a locked door – full of untapped potential and opportunities you can’t access. You may be able to operate, but you’re missing out on the benefits of investing in your team’s skills and knowledge. You’re leaving yourself open to risks and liabilities that could set your business back. Much like a locked door leaves you vulnerable to threats and dangers. But with forklift training, you can unlock the full potential of your business operations. You’ll be able to work more efficiently, take on new projects, and confidently mitigate risks. Plus, your employees will benefit from increased job satisfaction and career development opportunities.

Better still, forklift training leads to higher retention rates and a stronger team overall. At Locators, we understand the power of forklift training. That’s why we’ve developed a comprehensive program designed to meet the unique needs of your business. Our expert trainers will work with your team to deliver a customised training experience. One that will unlock the full potential of your business operations. So don’t miss out on the opportunities with proper forklift training. Contact us today to learn more about our comprehensive training program and how it can benefit your business.

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Master the art of operation with our comprehensive forklift training

Our forklift training program is designed to equip you to operate heavy equipment with confidence and precision.

Forklifts are standard in many industrial and commercial settings — from warehouses to construction sites. But operating these heavy machines can be dangerous if not done correctly. That’s where our comprehensive forklift training program comes in. Our forklift training program is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to operate heavy equipment. With our forklift training, you’ll be able to work with confidence and precision. We cover a range of forklift types, including . . .

🟪 | Counterbalance forklifts
🟪 | Reach trucks
🟪 | And more

Whether you’re new to forklift operation or need to brush up on your skills, our training program has got you covered. We cover the following topics to ensure you have a thorough insight into forklift operation and safety regulations . . .

Safety regulations and requirements for forklift operation

The safety regulations and requirements for forklift operation are critical to training. Our forklift training covers the following elements of forklift safety regulations and requirements . . .

 

  1. OSHA Compliance
    Our forklift training covers all the OSHA compliance regulations required for forklift operations. This ensures your business complies with OSHA regulations and avoids legal or financial penalties.
  2. Identifying Potential Hazards
    Our training program teaches forklift operators to identify potential hazards and how to avoid them. This helps to prevent accidents and reduces the risk of injury to employees and damage to equipment.
  3. Safe Load Handling
    Our training program teaches forklift operators how to handle and transport loads safely. This reduces the risk of accidents and damage to equipment. This ensures that your business operates efficiently and effectively.
  4. Inspection & Maintenance
    Our training program covers the inspection and maintenance requirements for forklifts. This ensures that your equipment is safe and well-maintained. This reduces the risk of equipment failure and accidents.
  5. Emergency Procedures
    Our training program covers emergency procedures for forklift operations. The most notable is what to do in an accident or equipment failure. We will help prepare your employees for any emergency. This way, they can respond quickly and appropriately to minimise the risk of injury and damage.
Equipment inspection and maintenance

Our forklift training program covers the essential aspects of equipment inspection and maintenance. This includes the following . . .

 

  1. Pre-Shift Inspections
    Our training program teaches forklift operators how to conduct pre-shift inspections. Doing so ensures that equipment is in proper working condition before each use. This helps to prevent accidents and reduces the risk of equipment failure.
  2. Maintenance Requirements
    Our training program covers the regular maintenance requirements for forklifts. This includes oil changes, filter replacements, and other routine maintenance tasks. This way, your equipment is always in optimal working condition, reducing the risk of equipment failure and accidents.
  3. Emergency Procedures
    Our training program covers emergency procedures for equipment failure or malfunction. Most notable is what to do during a hydraulic or electrical issue. We want to prepare your employees for any emergency. This way, they can respond quickly and appropriately to minimise the risk of injury and damage.
  4. Longevity of Equipment
    Proper inspection and maintenance of your forklift equipment can increase its lifespan. This saves your business money by reducing the need to purchase new equipment. It also increases the efficiency of your business operations.
  5. Compliance with Regulations
    Proper inspection and maintenance of forklift equipment is required by law. Failure to comply with these regulations can result in legal and financial penalties. We’ll ensure your business complies with all rules and avoids penalties.
Load handling and stacking techniques

Our training covers essential techniques for safe and efficient load handling and stacking. This includes the following . . .

 

  1. Proper Load Handling Techniques
    Our program teaches forklift operators how to safely and efficiently handle different loads. The right handling method reduces the risk of damage to products and equipment.
  2. Correct Stacking Methods
    Our training covers proper stacking methods. Such methods help prevent overloading, instability, and potential collapse of stacks. This reduces the risk of damage to products and equipment and the risk of injury to operators.
  3. Safe Operation on Inclines and Uneven Surfaces
    Our training program teaches forklift operators how to operate on inclines and uneven surfaces safely. This reduces the risk of accidents and damage to products and equipment.
  4. Improved Productivity
    Proper load handling and stacking techniques can improve efficiency and productivity. This reduces the time needed for tasks and increases overall output.
  5. Reduced Downtime & Maintenance Costs
    Proper load handling, and stacking techniques can reduce the risk of equipment damage and breakdown. Such circumstances can lead to costly downtime and maintenance. This saves your business time and money and ensures your equipment is always in optimal working condition.
Steering and manoeuvring

Our training covers essential steering and manoeuvring techniques for safe and efficient operation. This includes the following . . .

 

  1. Proper Steering & Turning Techniques
    Our training teaches forklift operators how to safely and efficiently steer and turn the forklift. This reduces the risk of accidents and damage to products and equipment.
  2. Manoeuvring in Tight Spaces
    Our training program covers how to manoeuvre in tight spaces, including narrow aisles and tight corners. Effective manoeuvring helps improve safety and efficiency in confined spaces.
  3. Reverse Driving & Parking
    Our training program teaches proper reverse driving and parking techniques. This reduces the risk of accidents and damage to products and equipment.
  4. Reduced Operator Fatigue
    Proper steering and manoeuvring techniques can reduce operator fatigue. This improves overall productivity and reduces the risk of accidents.
  5. Increased Forklift Lifespan
    Proper steering and manoeuvring techniques can reduce wear and tear on the forklift. This increases its lifespan and lowers maintenance costs.
Safe working practices

Our forklift training programme covers all aspects of safe working practices. The results of which include the following . . .

 

  1. Decreased Risk of Accidents
    Forklift operators will understand the importance of maintaining a secure working environment. Our forklift training reduces the risk of accidents and injuries for both themselves and their colleagues.
  2. Improved Productivity
    Safe working practices enable forklift operators to perform their tasks more efficiently. All without the need for time-consuming and costly repairs or investigations.
  3. Reduced Equipment Damage
    By following safe working practices, operators are better equipped to prevent equipment damage. In turn, this can reduce maintenance and repair costs.
  4. Enhanced Company Reputation
    A commitment to safe working practices shows that your company cares about the well-being of its employees. It also indicates that it’s committed to upholding industry standards.
  5. Increased Employee Confidence
    By demonstrating a commitment to safe working practices, employees are more likely to feel confident and secure in their work. This can lead to a far more positive and productive work environment.
Operating in confined spaces

Our forklift training covers proper positioning and manoeuvring techniques. The results of which include the following . . .

 

  1. Increased Safety
    Want to reduce the risk of accidents and injuries? Teach employees the skills needed to operate forklifts safely in confined spaces.
  2. Improved Efficiency
    Operating in confined spaces can be challenging. However, operators can learn efficient techniques in these tight areas with proper training.
  3. Compliance with Regulations
    Many industries have regulations regarding the safe operation of forklifts in confined spaces. Businesses can ensure they meet these requirements by providing training in this area.
  4. Reduced Equipment Damage
    When operating in confined spaces, the risk of equipment damage is higher due to the limited space available. Training teaches employees to use forklifts without harming the equipment or the environment.
  5. Flexibility in Operations
    Employees can work in a broader range of areas and situations with training in confined spaces. This provides greater flexibility in operations and potentially increases productivity.
And more

We also offer additional training modules, such as refresher and instructor training. This way, Locators are always on hand to help you continue to develop your employee’s skills and knowledge.

Duration and format of the training

Our forklift training program is flexible and tailored to meet your needs. Depending on your location and requirements, we offer on-site and off-site training options. The training duration varies based on the training type and the trainee’s experience level. Our basic operator training is typically completed in one to three days, while our more advanced courses can take up to five days.

 

  1. Flexible Training Options
    Our forklift training program offers on-site and off-site training options. This means we can deliver the training at a time and location that suits you. Doing so provides maximum convenience and minimal disruption to your business operations.
  2. Tailored to Your Requirements
    Our forklift training program is tailored to meet the specific requirements of your business and employees. We can provide customised training that addresses your unique needs and challenges.
  3. Efficient & Effective
    Our forklift training program is designed to be efficient and effective so that you can get the most out of your training time. We focus on practical skills and real-world scenarios. This way, we can ensure you develop the skills to operate forklifts safely and efficiently.
  4. Comprehensive Coverage
    Our forklift training program covers a range of topics. This way, we can ensure you understand forklift operation and safety regulations comprehensively. We cover both theory and practical training. Doing so ensures you have the knowledge and skills to operate forklifts safely and efficiently.
  5. Accredited trainers
    Accredited trainers deliver our forklift training program. Our trainers have extensive knowledge and experience in forklift operation and safety regulations. So you can be confident you are receiving forklift training that meets industry standards and requirements.
Qualifications and experience of our trainers

Locators’ trainers are highly qualified and experienced professionals. We have extensive knowledge of forklift operation and safety regulations. All our trainers are accredited by the UK’s leading industry bodies, such as the Association of Industrial Truck Trainers (AITT) and the National Plant Operators Registration Scheme (NPORS). In addition to their qualifications, our trainers have real-world experience in operating and maintaining forklifts. This gives them a unique insight into the challenges and best practices of forklift operation. They use this experience to deliver engaging and practical training. Training that equips you with the knowledge and skills you need to operate forklifts safely and efficiently.

 

  1. Experienced Trainers
    Our forklift trainers have extensive experience in operation and safety regulations. This means they can provide practical insights and advice to help you improve your forklift operation skills. They also have experience working across a range of industries. This means they can provide you with a broad perspective on forklift operation.
  2. Industry Certified
    Our trainers are industry-certified. This means they have the necessary qualifications to deliver high-quality forklift training. They also receive ongoing training. This ensures their skills and knowledge are up-to-date and aligned with industry standards.
  3. Expertise in Different Forklift Types
    Our trainers have expertise in various forklift types. This means they can provide training on different models and types of forklifts. This ensures you have a comprehensive understanding of forklift operation and safety — regardless of the type of forklift you operate.
  4. Adaptable Training
    Our trainers can adapt their training approach to meet the specific needs of your business and employees. They can customise the training to address your unique challenges or situations. Doing so provides you with tailored training that delivers the best possible outcomes.
  5. Continued Support
    Our trainers provide continued support after completing the training. We offer advice and guidance to help you maintain safe and efficient forklift operations. This means that you can have ongoing access to expert advice and support. All so you can overcome any challenges or issues in your forklift operation.

Our comprehensive forklift training program is designed to help you master the art of forklift operation. Contact Locators if you’re new to forklifts or need to refresh your skills. Our flexible training options and expert trainers will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills. All so you and your team can operate forklifts with confidence and precision.

Contact us today to learn more about our forklift training program and how it can benefit your business.

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Locators — Your one-stop-shop for forklift training solutions

Elevate your workforce and keep your business safe with our forklift training programs.

Forklifts are essential for many businesses — from warehouses and manufacturing plants to retail stores and construction sites. However, operating forklifts can be hazardous and requires specialised skills and knowledge. That’s why forklift training is critical for both employees and employers.

Proper forklift training can . . .

🟪 | Reduce the risk of accidents and injuries
🟪 | Protect equipment and inventory
🟪 | And improve productivity and efficiency

Our expertise and experience

At Locators, we understand the importance of forklift training. Our team is committed to providing engaging training programs tailored to meet the unique needs of our clients. We have years of experience delivering training that meets and exceeds regulatory requirements. Our team understands that different businesses have different needs for forklift training. That’s why we offer a wide range of training solutions that cover different types of forklifts and industries.

To help trainees learn and retain the knowledge and skills they need to operate forklifts, our programs are . . .

🟪 | Interactive
🟪 | Engaging
🟪 | And fun

Our state-of-the-art training equipment

At Locators, we believe that the quality of training is only as good as the resources that support it. We invest in state-of-the-art equipment to provide our trainees with a realistic and safe learning environment. Our programmes are designed to simulate real-world scenarios, such as . . .

🟪 | Loading and unloading trucks
🟪 | Moving inventory
🟪 | And navigating tight spaces

This allows trainees to practice their skills in a controlled environment before operating forklifts.

Our qualified and certified trainers

Our trainers are qualified and certified to provide comprehensive and engaging training sessions. We aim to meet the needs of different learning styles and use a mix of theoretical and practical training techniques. This ensures that trainees have the knowledge and skills to operate forklifts safely and efficiently.

To help create a positive learning environment, our trainers are . . .

🟪 | Friendly
🟪 | Approachable
🟪 | And passionate

Our pricing, scheduling, and customer support options

We understand that businesses have different budgetary and scheduling requirements. That’s why we offer flexible pricing and scheduling options to meet the unique needs of our clients. We also provide excellent customer support to address any questions or concerns that our clients may have . . .

🟪 | Before
🟪 | During
🟪 | And after training

We aim to make the forklift training process as easy and stress-free as possible for our clients.

In conclusion, forklift training is critical for both employees and employers. Locators are committed to our comprehensive and engaging training programs that meet the unique needs of our clients. We offer a wide range of training solutions that cover . . .

🟪 | Different types of forklifts and industries
🟪 | State-of-the-art training equipment
🟪 | Qualified and certified trainers
🟪 | Flexible pricing and scheduling options
🟪 | And excellent customer support

Our goal is to help businesses of all sizes and industries to elevate their workforce and keep their operations safe. If you’re looking for high-quality forklift training in the South, look no further than Locators.

Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can help your business succeed.

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Our Fleet

Give your business a competitive edge.

Aisle Masters & Equipment

Efficient | Innovative | Space-saving

Are you looking for efficient and cost-effective solutions to optimise your warehouse space? Look no further than aisle masters and warehouse equipment. With Aisle Masters’ innovative and patented design, you can increase your storage capacity by up to 50%. All while improving the efficiency of your warehouse operations. These narrow-aisle forklifts are perfect for handling heavy loads in confined spaces to save space and labour costs.

Here are five brief benefits of using Aisle Masters & Equipment . . .

🟩 | Increased storage capacity by up to 50%
🟩 | Improved warehouse efficiency
🟩 | Reduced labour costs
🟩 | Safe and reliable equipment
🟩 | Customisable solutions to meet your specific needs

Electric, LPG or Diesel Forklifts

Comfortable | Ergonomic | Interactive

Whether you’re looking for a forklift for indoor or outdoor use, we’ve got you covered with our range of electric, LPG, or diesel forklifts. Our forklifts are built to last. Each is made with durable components and advanced features to help you maximise your productivity. With various sizes and lifting capacities, we can help you find the perfect forklift for your needs.

Here are five brief benefits of using our electric, LPG, or diesel forklifts . . .

🟧 | Increased productivity and efficiency
🟧 | Reduced maintenance costs
🟧 | Environmentally friendly options with electric forklifts
🟧 | Customisable options to meet your specific needs
🟧 | Ergonomic design for improved operator comfort and safety

Telehandlers & Access Equipment

Dynamic | Maneuverable | Precision

At Locators, we offer a range of telehandlers and access equipment to help you work safely and efficiently at height. Our equipment is designed with safety and versatility in mind. This makes it perfect for various applications, from construction to maintenance. With multiple sizes and lifting capacities, we can help you find the ideal equipment for your needs.

Here are five brief benefits of using our telehandlers and access equipment . . .

🟥 | Safe and efficient working at height
🟥 | Versatile equipment for a range of applications
🟥 | Reduced labour costs with increased efficiency
🟥 | Customisable options to meet your specific needs
🟥 | Easy to operate and maintain

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