Category Archives: Accrediting Bodies

2019 Instructor Course Dates

Bookings are now being taken for our 2019 Instructor Courses. These courses are held at our Coventry based training centre. The schedule of the 2019 Instructor course dates for the 10 Day Novice course and 4 Day Re-Reg course can be found below.   10 Day – Category 1 Instructor Novice Registration   January: 7th to 18th February: 4th …

Changes and New Additions to the ABA Workplace Transport Groups

We would like to inform you that there has been some amendments and new additions to the ABA Workplace Transport Groups. We ask that people become aware of these changes and ensure that the correct category is being selected during training. Category Amendments The M1 Multi-Directional Lift Truck now covers both Electric and I.C.E The M1 category has …

Website Update

Website Update: Equipment Groupings with Images One of the common problems which arise when we are booking courses, is that people can be unsure of which ABA Workplace Transport Group a type of equipment comes under. To assist with the identification of truck groupings, we have created an Equipment Group guide with images. This guide covers all of the …

Instructor Course Availability

Train-a-Lift run ITSSAR instructor courses on a monthly basis at our Coventry based training centre. There is a 10 Day course for those who wish to become instructors and a 4 Day re-registration course for those who are already instructors.   The dates and availability for the instructor courses for the remainder of the year (2016) can be found below. …

ABA Workplace Transport Groups

The changes to the Workplace Transport Groups go live from today – Friday 1st April 2016. These changes have to be implemented by all of those whom are a member of the ABA.    The ABA had the following to say regarding the changes:   “A new standardised list of workplace transport equipment categories has been released to aid …

Important Changes to Equipment Categories

The Accrediting Bodies Association has announced that there will be changes to the equipment categories which will come into effect on the 1st April 2016.   Please see below for the press release from the ABA which talks about the changes;   “ABA’s new workplace transport equipment list tackles operator qualification confusion. A …

Trained Operator Passport Scheme Information

ITSSAR have now introduced their Trained Operator Passport Scheme (T.O.P.S.)  and the system ‘went live’ on 1st January 2015. Below is an extract from their website explaining TOPS: Following the formation of the Accrediting Bodies Association (ABA) in 2012 ITSSAR have implemented a mandatory data base (TOPS) for all Mechanical Handling …