Category 1 Instructor Novice Registration

Course Information

Course Objectives

To train sufficiently experienced forklift and industrial truck operators in the techniques and methods necessary to deliver instruction and examination to equipment operators within their company or group

Suitable delegates should meet the standards necessary for registration and certification on the ITSSAR national register of Category 1 instructors, in accordance with the HSE Approved Code of Practice and supplementary guidance

Course Duration

75 hours over 10 x days (2 consecutive weeks – Monday to Friday)

Course Dates

2019 course dates:

January: 07th to 18th July: 01st to 12th
February: 04th to 15th August: 05th to 16th
March: 04th to 15th September: 02nd to 13th
April: 01st to 12th October: 07th to 18th
May: 13th to 24th November: 04th to 15th
June: 03rd to 14th  December: 02nd to 13th


Accreditation, Registration & Certification

Successful delegates are registered and certificated on the ITSSAR national register of Category 1 Instructors (as applicable)

Delegate Status

Delegates attending are required to be experienced and qualified operators of the types of machines on which they will be required to give instruction. They should also meet the relevant recommended medical requirements and have proven themselves to be mature and reliable, with the desire to teach others

ITSSAR require that delegates must have passed a refresher test to national standards within the 6 months preceding the course

A Counterbalance or Reach Forklift Safety Refresher at the TAL Centre is included free of charge, if required

Assessments / Monitoring

Delegates are continuously assessed during the training and each course is externally monitored at random by a qualified Training Advisor from ITSSAR

Course Manuals

Each delegate is provided with a range of operational and instructional manuals

Course Location

TAL Centre, Curriers Close, Charter Avenue Industrial Estate, Coventry, CV4 8AF

Course Tutors

All TAL Staff Tutors are accredited by ITSSAR and are also fully experienced, trained, tested and certificated on the relevant machines

Course Booking/Cost
£1540.00 plus VAT

CALL: 024 7646 9027


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