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Fork Lift Truck training in Sheffield and throughout South Yorkshire
Contact numbers for TAL Training Ltd
Fork Lift Truck training in Sheffield and throughout South Yorkshire

About TAL Training:

We are an established and approved training body, providing professional instruction by I.T.S.S.A.R. approved Instructors, to a wide variety of transport companies, agencies and individuals throughout our region. Our aim is to provide value for money training and to use lift trucks, which are compatible with what is generally used throughout the industry.

Getting you started:

The information on this page is a step-by-step guide to getting you your Fork Lift Truck Operators Certificate; it is also designed to answer all your questions. If you would like any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our friendly and experienced staff will be happy to help in whatever way possible.

Course objective:

To enable operators to operate FLT safely and confidently, the trainee on completion of the course will be expected to have attained a level of operating skill, which will comply with the standard laid down by the Independent Training Standards Scheme & Register (I.T.S.S.A.R). The operator’s certificate is recognised and approved by the Health & Safety Executive.

Who is the course designed for:  

This practical course is designed for novice drivers over 17 years of age; experienced operators who need a Certificate of Competence; drivers who need Refresher training.

Course content:

Introduction to the Lift Truck

Operator’s Safety Code

Operator’s daily inspections

Principles of safe working

Principles of lifting

Development of operating skills

Assessment of operating skills

Joint committee of Industry Training Boards Tests 


Dependent on the level of competence:

Complete novice:                 5 days.

Limited experience:             2 ½ days. * (Received no formal training/test)

Previously certified:             1day. *       (* Each discipline)


Training is available at our training centre: Globe II Business Centre, Maltravers Road, Sheffield, S2 5AZ. alternatively, on customer’s own premises.

Course programme:

Courses run concurrently throughout the year, for more information of course dates contact us today, we look forward to your call:


One-Day Course:          

Daily – 9am – 16:30pm

Two & Half Day Course:

Option 1:          Mon, Tue, 09:00 - 16:30 & Wed, 9:00 - 12:30   
Option 2:          Wed, 13:00 - 16:30 & Thu, Fri – 09:00 - 16:30

Five-Day Course:          

Monday to Friday – 09:00 - 16:30 daily


One-day course for operators previously certified by I.T.S.S.A.R:

Our premises – per person:
£150.00 + VAT @ 20% = £30.00        TOTAL      £180.00

Two and a half-day course for operators who have a limited amount of experience, but no formal training/test:

Our premises – per person
£300.00 + VAT @ 20% = £        60.00                                       TOTAL      £360.00

Five-day course for the complete novice:

Our premises – per person £400.00 + VAT @ 20% = £80.00 TOTAL      £480.00


Please note that all course and training fees must be paid in advance.

To confirm the course booking a deposit of £100.00 must be received 7 days before the course begins.

The remaining course fees must be paid in full on the FIRST day of the course.

In the event of a lesson or test being aborted due to mechanical failure, then customers will only be charged for the tuition received and TAL will supply another test free of charge.

TAL reserves the right to re-arrange lessons/tests in the event of unforeseen circumstance (e.g. adverse weather conditions, sickness, etc.)

In the event of non-attendance, TAL reserve the right to charge customers for tuition/tests booked.If customers arrive late for lessons, TAL reserve the right to finish at the scheduled time and charge in full for the time booked.


TAL Training Ltd : 12e Orgreave Close : Handsworth : Sheffield : South Yorkshire S13 9NP

Telephone : 0114 281 3022 or fill out the form on the contact page and we will come back to you