RTITB Forklift Instructor Courses

Tuition and practice in the delivery of practical and theoretical training of lift truck operators, which ensures that successful delegates meet the necessary standards laid down by the Health & Safety Executive and RTITB.

Course Content

  • Theory
  • Accident prevention & analysis
  • Role of instructor principles of instruction
  • Simple task analysis & practical lesson planning
  • Question and answer techniques, design and use of training aids
  • Principles of lifting
  • Operator certification & classroom presentation
  • Legislation, code of practice, three stages of operator training
  • Practical test
  • Lift truck familiarisation
  • Battery care & maintenance
  • Daily routines
  • Setting up, conducting & marking the basic operating skills test


2 weeks (10 consecutive working days)
Note: The course can be extended to 12 days, for those who wish to refresh their lift truck operating practice.


Tests of basic operating skills - practical test to instructor standard
RTITB examination of practical instructional ability
RTITB examination of instructor associated knowledge


Delegates will be externally examined and if successful will be eligible to apply for entry to the RTITB National Register of lift truck instructors for a period of 5 years


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RTITB Instructor Courses

Maynooth 2018

20th May - 31st May 2019 (Novice)
27th May - 31st May 2019 (Refresher)
2nd Sept - 13th Sept 2019 (Novice)
9th Sept - 13th Sept 2019 (Refresher)
4th Nov - 8th Nov 2019 (Novice)
11th Nov - 15th Nov 2019 (Refresher)
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Cork Training Centre
10th June - 21st June 2019 (Novice)
17th June - 21st June 2019 (Refresher)
1st July - 5th July 2019 (Refresher)
24th June - 5th July 2019 (Novice)
16th Sept - 27th Sept 2019 (Novice)
23rd Sept - 27th Sept 2019 (Refresher)
18th Nov - 29th Nov 2019 (Novice)
25th Nov - 29th Nov 2019 (Refresher)