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2018 Dates for Instructor Courses

These are the dates for our 10 and 4 Day 2018 ITSSAR Accredited Instructor courses which are held at our Coventry training centre. 10 Day January – Monday 8th to Friday 19th February – Monday 5th to Friday 16th March – Monday 5th to Friday 16th April – Monday 9th to Tuesday 20th May – Monday 14th to Friday 25th June – …

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 …

Train-a-Lift Ltd 40th Birthday

It’s Train-a-Lift Ltd’s 40th Birthday!   Train-a-Lift Ltd was founded in February 1977.   It was around this time that the need for the formal training of forklift truck operators and instructors became most apparent. Many customers were showing more and more interest in the training of their operators rather than in the purchasing of …

Training Christmas Staff

In the run up to Christmas, many companies find themselves taking on new staff to help during the busy period. If your company is one of those who take on new staff, you must ensure that any new staff have received the correct training on any equipment that they may use. This ensures that any new employees are competent on equipment they will use. Furthermore …

2017 Instructor Course Dates

During 2017 we will be continuing to run our ever popular instructor courses over various dates. We have a 10-Day course for those who wish to become an instructor for the first time and a 4-Day course for those who wish to carry out their instructor re-registration. All of our instructor courses are ITSSAR accredited. The dates when we are running …

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. …

F1 in Schools – Jaguar Primary School Challenge

Train-a-Lift has recently been a proud sponsor of F1 in Schools – Jaguar Primary School Challenge (F1-JPSC). This challenge involves the design and making of the fastest car possible. The aim was to reflect the processes used by car manufacturers in the production. It aimed to get the teams involved in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and …

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 …