Forklift training courses
Training & Examination

All of our forklift truck training courses are run by ITSSAR instructors and examiners. They have been trained, tested, and have extensive experience using the machines they are instructing and examining on. This experience comes from many years working in warehouses and using lift trucks.

Forklift training courses
South Coast Forklift Training

We are committed to presenting our customers the best possible training courses at cost effective prices. Our offices are in Fareham, Hampshire, between Portsmouth and Southampton. We cover Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex, Berkshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, and beyond.

Forklift training courses
On-site Training

South Coast Forklift Training offer training and certification at your site. We'll be using the machines you’ll be working with on a daily basis. This means, once your basic training course has been successfully completed you'll be up and running and ahead of the competition.

Forklift training courses
ITSSAR Accredited

All of our forklift truck training is accredited by The Independent Training Standards Scheme and Register (ITSSAR). They are one of the four founding members of the Accrediting Bodies Association (ABA). Their work helps to ensure professional standards are maintained throughout the training industry.

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ITSSAR Accredited Forklift Training Courses

About our forklift training

South Coast Forklift Training is proud to be an ITSSAR accredited training company. Our on-site forklift truck training is competitively priced and of the highest order. We review our training and listen to feedback so our courses keep getting better. We keep up on any changes in the industry to ensure our training complies with the latest legislation.

Our training courses are all delivered by enthusiastic and knowledgable instructors. This knowledge comes from many years working in warehouses and using lift trucks. These real-life situations helped form the basis of our training.

Whilst we do our best to ensure all operators pass our courses. Our courses aren't just about passing a test but readying operators for day to day forklift use. We are happy to spend an extra hour or two to get the right result.

ITSSAR is the accrediting body for our forklift courses. They visit us every year to ensure we keep to our high standards.

Our training courses cover machines from powered pallet trucks through reach trucks and counterbalance forklifts to the largest VNA's. These training courses vary in length depending on the operator's experience. The courses we offer are for novice, experienced, safety refresher, and conversion training.

Our offices are in Fareham, Hampshire, between Portsmouth and Southampton. We cover Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex, Berkshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, and beyond.

How we can work together

Companies tell us that they held off from booking training for fear of disruption. So, we offer flexible start times for those that don't work the usual 9-5. In addition, we can shuffle our lessons and breaks to keep any disruption to a minimum - give us a try!

We have limited liability (up to £5 000 000) and public indemnity insurance.

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What is a forklift licence?

Technically there is no such thing as a forklift licence. But, on successful completion of basic training you’ll be issued a forklift certificate – ours are ITSSAR accredited.