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RTITB Instructor Course - Basic

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  • Duration

    10 days

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RTITB Instructor Course - Basic


Upon successful completion of the course the candidate will be able to:

Operate a FLT to the standard required by RTITB of Lift Instructors
Structure training material into logical sequence for teaching knowledge and skills
Adopt an effective style for teaching skills appropriate to the type of truck involved
Adopt an objective and critical approach towards the effectiveness of the instruction they present using appropriate methods of assessment of trainees progress
Set up, conduct and objectively mark the lift
Truck Basic Operating Skills Test, endorsed by RTITB

Target Group

A 10 day course for people to be trained as an Operator at instructor level and become a basic FLT Instructor.

Experienced FLT operators, minimum 6 months experience of relevant type of FLT. Proof of FLT Certificate, dated within the last 12 months.


Delegates must hold current RTITB forklift truck Operator certification with minimum of 6 months experience and issued within the last 12 months


Successful delegates will be awarded with an RTITB endorsed Lift truck Operator Instructor certificate

Course Contents

The training will cover Administration Induction, critique and course theory to include:

Accident prevention and analysis, Reference documents
Role of the Instructor/ Instructional techniques
Theoretical Questions
Design and Layout of the course and use of training aids
Instructors responsibility to Safety of delegates

Practical to include:

Classroom presentation
Lift Truck familiarisation
Daily take over inspection and maintenance
Directing trainee practice
Setting up, conducting and marking of basic operating skill test.
Accident analysis exercise