Fork Lift Truck Qualification RTW

On a monthly basis Total People run Fork Lift Truck courses for learners who are receipt of job seekers allowance and nominated by their Job centre adviser.

Accredited by RTITB, this is a 6 day course covering a full Fork Lift Truck training in tandem with a NVQ Level 2 qualification in Counter Balance Operations.

You will achieve:

  • A certificate of basic training for a counterbalance fork lift truck
  • NVQ level two Fork lift truck.

This qualification requires you to demonstrate practical competence against industry standard units as well as providing detailed descriptions about their understanding in operating a fork lift truck.

During the course you will complete the following activities:

Fork Lift Truck 2

  • Prepare the fork lift truck for driving or manoeuvring;
  • Operate, move or manoeuvre the fork lift truck;
  • Select, transfer and position loads using a fork lift truck;
  • Undertake post operational checks for fork lift trucks;
  • Load a vehicle;
  • Unload a vehicle;
  • Health, safety and security at work.
  • Undertake tests in; Pre-check, Theory and Driving

Where would I train?

The Fork Lift Truck course can be completed in Total People’s Telford Centre, click here for address and directions.

What you will need when booking on a Fork Lift Truck RTW course:

  • Form of ID (i.e. passport , driving licence, NI card, union card);
  • If you are currently in receipt of Job Seekers allowance to gain funding for this course, you will need confirmation from your local Job Centre (i.e. appointment letter).
  • PPE Safety boots


In addition, Fork Lift Truck training can be delivered for learners currently studying a NVQ in warehouses, commercial training in the workplace or at the Total People center. Therefore if you are currently working but not qualified to drive a Fork Lift Truck, contact us above for more information.

Interested in booking on to a course? Complete the form below to make an enquiry.