Here are some Frequently Asked Questions.

Do operators of forklift trucks need training?

The short answer is YES. all operators of mechanical handling equipment should be trained for the equipment type that they will be using.

Do operators of forklift trucks need to be retested?

Yes. The Health & Safety Executive recommends that all operators of forklift trucks should have periodic refresher training every 3 – 5 years.

Should forklift trucks be inspected daily just like other vehicles within the work place?

Yes operators of forklift trucks and mobile elevating working platforms (MEWP’s) should check their machine at the start of every shift.  A copy of the completed check should be retained by the employer as evidence that these checks have been completed. (Please get in touch for your FREE fault reporting pack by emailing info@inlinetraining.co.uk)

Can forklift training be completed at our company premises?

Yes, we believe that the working environment is the best place for your operators to have their training.


If you do have any further questions about our training course, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.