Operator Training



  • 10 day course – For novices
  • 5 Day re reg – For qualified instructors who do not instruct frequently
  • 3 Day re reg – For qualified instructors who are instructing regularly

How to book

To book training at our centre or on your site contact us by email or phone on 01904 737049.

Course Venue

We can offer this training course at our centre in York.


This course is RTITB approved for your peace of mind that you are covered under the HSE regulations HSG6 and Approved Code of Practice L117. Records are kept by ourselves for 10 years and the National Operator Registration Scheme will keep your data safely ‘online’.

Course Content

  • Introduction & Course outline
  • Practical operating ability
  • The legislative framework and need to train
  • Accident analysis and prevention
  • The roles, qualities and responsibilities of the instructor
  • Principles of instruction, question and answer technique
  • Simple Skills and take analysis
  • Planning, preparation and presenting instruction
  • Selection, preparation and use of visual training aids
  • Design and use of RTITB trainers’ guide
  • Stages of operator training
  • Employers responsibilities
  • Operator certification, record of training
  • Authorisation to operate
  • Practical lesson preparation
  • Practical instructional periods
  • Lesson plans
  • Presenting one and two stage practical lessons
  • In-class instructional techniques
  • Preparation and presentation of in class lessons
  • Skills testing, the test of basic operating skills
  • The pre use check
  • The associated knowledge examination
  • Analysis test results
  • Report Writing

Course Assessment

  • Theory comprising of 25 questions and deliver a lesson to an RTITB examiner.
  • Practical Test of basic operating skills, confirming skills taught on the Forklift training course