Reach Truck Training Course

Reach truck training is not an option for any company with forklifts operating on its property.

Our reach truck operator training course will give you the skills to operate a reach truck safely and efficiently, carry out a pre-use inspection, and recall the causes of truck and load instability. The course covers, but is not limited to, the following areas;

- Lift truck controls and instruments
- Starting/moving/stopping and steering the truck
- Operation of hydraulic controls
- Battery care
- Weight assessment
- Handling laden and unladen pallets
- Driving on/off ramps and inclines
- Stacking and destacking
- The operators’ safety code

Tel: 07545 972 577




The Reach Truck Training day starts at 08:30am and finishes at 16:30 with a maximum of three-to-one instructor-trainee ratio. This provides the instructor with enough time each day to fully instruct operators on different types of lifts required to pass your test.


Our reach truck training course can be held at our site in Dudley, West Midlands using our facilities and equipment. Instructors can also come to your site using your facilities and equipment to train your employees.

Course duration

We offer four types of reach truck training course for all abilities:

Experience Description Duration
Refresher For operators who have had previous accredited training on the equipment and need to renew their certificate or they are converting from one machine to another. 1 day
Conversion Our ITSSAR Reach Truck Training – Conversion Course is for current certified fork truck operators wishing to convert their Fork Lift Truck driving qualification and skills to include a reach truck. 2 days
Experienced Our Reach Truck Experienced course is for existing operators with some previous experience of using a reach truck forklift but have not had the benefit of adequate, formal ITSSAR Forklift Training in basic operating skills. 3 days
Novice For operators who have had no accredited reach truck training previously. 5 days


Each successful operator will receive an A4 size certificate.



Trained Operator Passport Scheme

As an ITSSAR accredited training provider, MJP Forklift Training Services are pleased to offer registration on to the ‘TOPS’ scheme (Trained Operator Passport Scheme). The national certificate enabling operators to operate forklift trucks on multiple sites. All succesful candidates will be entered onto the TOPS national database on completion of this forklift training course.

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