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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! In celebration of reaching this grand age, we have decided to share the history of how we came into being. Train-a-Lift Ltd was founded in February 1977 by husband and wife – Jim and Audrey Brown. Jim Brown had many years of forklift experience before founding TAL. He had qualified as a Registered Fork Lift …

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 …

Forklift Training

Learning to operate a Forklift truck is a valuable skill that can really help you within the workplace. It is a skill that many employers look for on a CV and we can help you to get the training that you need. At our training centre in Coventry, we offer courses are variety courses. The include Novice courses for those who have never been on a truck …

2016 Instructor Course Dates

 Dates for our 10 Day Instructor and 4 Day Re-Reg Courses. Please find below the 2016 dates: 2016 10 Day Instructor January : 4th to 15th February : 1st to 12th March : 7th to 18th April : 4th to 15th May : 9th to 20th June : 6th to 17th July : 4th to 15th August : 1st to 12th September : 5th to 16th October : 3rd to 14th November : 7th …