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Reasons to Get a Forklift ( FLT ) Licence

Before you can drive a forklift truck ( FLT ) you do need to undertake an approved training course.  When working in the warehousing and storage industry it is advantageous to hold a licence as it is a bonus to any employer. Forklift Truck drivers are needed in many areas of industry for example airports, [...]

By | June 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Reasons to Get a Forklift ( FLT ) Licence

Why Manual Handling Training is Important

No matter what work is done there is a need for manual handling training. This is completed to protect the employee and the employer as manual handling injuries make up more than a third of injuries at work which can sustain serious implications for all parties involved. Most injuries that occur can be avoided by [...]

By | May 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Manual Handling Training is Important

FTW Training’s Apprentice Fletcher Smith Wins Apprentice of The Year 2016!

We are incredibly pleased to say that our apprentice Fletcher Smith has won the Progress To Excellence ‘Apprentice of the Year’ award for 2016. Fletcher works for Fork Truck Warehouse and has received his apprenticeship training from FTW, he has completed: Warehousing & Storage Level 2 Functional Skills Qualifications Forklift Truck Licence First Aid Qualification [...]

By | January 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on FTW Training’s Apprentice Fletcher Smith Wins Apprentice of The Year 2016!

Reach Forklift Truck (FLT) Info & Courses

Businesses that have warehousing and storage often need reach forklift trucks as they are manoeuvrable in confined spaces such as storage aisles. Before you can operate a forklift truck you are required to have a certificate of training or licence. This shows that the operator has attended a training course to a national standard, such [...]

By | February 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Reach Forklift Truck (FLT) Info & Courses

The benefits of gaining Health & Safety training for employees

Obtaining the correct Health & Safety (H&S) training for your employees has been shown to prevent workplace accidents. The Health and Safety Executive reported that in 2013/14 there were 133 fatal accidents in the workplace.  The North West was one of the highest in the Country with 15 industrial fatal accidents.  These figures do not [...]

By | February 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The benefits of gaining Health & Safety training for employees

How forklift truck training can help prevent accidents

The need for professional forklift truck training is evident when industrial statistics report that one worker in the UK is killed every six weeks as a result of an accident. Forklift trucks are important in the workplace and very useful pieces of equipment but they are dangerous in the hands of an untrained or poorly [...]

By | February 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How forklift truck training can help prevent accidents

Getting a forklift truck licence (FLT) after redundancy

Being made redundant from your job can be devastating especially if you have worked hard for a company for many years.  According to the Department of National Statistics in 2013 13,628 people were made redundant. Most of these workers were male and employed in the manufacturing industry and all received redundancy payouts from their company. [...]

By | January 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Getting a forklift truck licence (FLT) after redundancy

Importance of a Forklift truck (FLT) Refresher Course

Once you have qualified as a forklift truck driver it is necessary to ensure good practice by attending refresher courses.   This additional training is intended both for the employer and the employee to ensure safe practice. For the employer this is a way of ensuring that the employee is up to date in relation to [...]

By | January 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Importance of a Forklift truck (FLT) Refresher Course