Cookie Information

About Cookies

We use Google Analytics cookies in order to provide meaningful reports about our site visitors so we may continue to improve our website. Cookies are also used to maintain site members' logged in status. None of these cookies collect personal data about our website visitors.

Forklift or Plant Instructor Training - NPORS Accredited

This course is designed for candidates from a forklift driving background who have the desire to teach others.

Who is the course suitable for?

  • Candidates attending this course must be experienced and qualified operators of the types of machines on which they will be required to give instruction and hold an accredited certificate which they must have been operating regularly for a minimum of 12 months prior to joining the course. They should also meet the relevant recommended medical requirements and have proven themselves to be mature and reliable, with the desire to teach others or be currently qualified with either NPORS or hold in date instructor certification one of the other accredited bodies.


  • Novice Forklift Instructor Training: 10 days
  • Direct Entry for Accredited Instructors: 5 days

Discounts available for multiple candidates

How to Book

  • To book an a Instructor course at your site please call our enquiries team to discuss suitable dates and we will arrange for the application packs to be sent to you

Course Venue

  • Commercial premises with sufficient room to run a 10 day classroom course and full access to relevant equipment throughout the duration of the course.

Safe-T Solutions UK Ltd

Progression after the course may be in to full time employment or self employed as a Forklift Instructor through ITSSAR.

Course Objective

  • to demonstrate their ability to plan, prepare and present practical and theoretical instruction to an adequate standard (L117)
  • to construct, conduct and mark objectively a practical test of trainees’ operating ability and issue appropriate documentation

Course Content

  • Operators practical test of basic operating skills
  • Legislation
  • The role of the instructor
  • Principles of instruction
  • Skills analysis
  • Preparing and planning of classroom lessons
  • Preparation and planning of classroom lessons
  • Delivery of classroom lessons.
  • Preparing and planning of practical lessons
  • Preparation and planning of practical lessons
  • How to conduct the operators practical test
  • Classroom examination
  • Practical examination

Course Manuals

  • Free course compendiums are provided on the first day of training

Course Certification

  • Successful candidates will receive certification along with photo ID cards and be registered on the NPORS database