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 REACH TRUCK TRAINING

Alexander Cromwell Training in London and nearby areas like Wembley, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds and provides an excellent range of forklift truck training courses. We also provide free, fully funded training depending on your circumstances and other factors.

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PROFESSIONAL REACH TRUCK TRAINING COURSE

At Alexander Cromwell Training in London and nearby areas, we take pride in the high quality of all reach truck training course we offer. We are in full compliance with best practice and all legal requirements, plus our trained staff with extensive experience can give you all the support and advice you will need.

TESTIMONIALS

"The training was brilliant. I really enjoyed the course and found it very informative. The trainer was patient and clear in giving instructions. They were polite and professional throughout. I successfully passed the assignment first time round. Thank you"

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Reach Truck Training Course

Duration

1-5 days dependent on experience

Eligibility

18+ years

Entry Requirement

No previous driving experience needed

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Why Choose Us?

  1. Lowest Price Guarantee

  2. Price Match Promise

  3. Finance options available (start training with £0)

  4. Job Assistance

  5. Weekend courses available

  6. FREE Training (subject to eligibility)

  7. Trainers with years of experience

  8. Access to Nationwide Accredited Centres

  9. Career Guidance support

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Course Units

3 Easy Steps to acquire Reach Truck Licence

#1

Introduction to driving a Reach truck

#2

Assessment

  • Lift truck controls and instruments

  • Starting/moving/stopping and steering the truck

  • Operation of hydraulic controls

  • Battery care and maintenance

  • Weight assessment

  • Handling laden and unladen pallets

  • Driving on/off ramps and inclines

  • Stacking and de-stacking

  • The operators’ safety code

  • Health and Safety measures

  • Practical Skill test

Practical skill assessment, ongoing formative assessment, and exam.

#3

Get Licenced

Types of Reach Truck Training Course

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Novice Reach Truck Training

For learners with little or no prior experience driving a reach truck, novice reach truck training is provided.

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Experienced Reach Truck Training

Candidates who have relevant, recent experience but have not obtained any type of authorized training.

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Reach Truck Refresher Training

For experienced operators who possess an approved certificate, periodic reach truck refresher training is required.

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Reach Truck Conversion Training

Operators who already have a reach truck certificate and want to qualify on a similar vehicle.

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OUR SERVICE PROFILE

18 YEARS

Combined team experience

97%

Clients would recommend us to their friends & family (independent survey results)

7000+

Candidates Trained (and counting!)

98%

Pass rate

29

Exclusive recruitment partnerships

200+

Nationwide Job Centre Plus (JCP) offices refer candidates

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY

Khaliel Sabir

Very informative teachers who teach you with patience and professionalism. The teachers were were very patient, open and friendly with you so you learn and understand correctly. The staff were very helpful and understanding.

My thanks to the ACT team who gave me all the correct advice which helped me complete my forklift training course. The quality of training was of highest standards. I had contacted several providers but ACT prices were reasonable than others.

Gladstone Everton

I thought the course was good and I thought the instructors were very well presented and I thought the even younger instructors or even better as well I would recommend your company to anyone thank you for your time and thank you for teaching me.

Sinnathamby Uthayakumar

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What the reach truck training course entails?

All reach truck training courses include both classroom theory and practical experience with the reach forklift truck. These courses adhere to the Approved Code of Practice and advice of the Health and Safety Commission. This means that you, as an employer, are fulfilling your legal duties to ensure that all reach truck drivers receive sufficient training.

 

Forklift Training recognizes that everyone has a distinct learning style. As a result, our courses employ a range of approaches to accommodate all learners. To keep everyone engaged, we utilize forklift models, movies, PowerPoint presentations, workbooks, and hand-outs. Each session is then concluded with a series of questions to check that all knowledge has been grasped.

 

The theory work progresses gradually, providing time for the material to sink in before going on to the next step. After demonstrating practical courses, learners are given ample time to practice under close observation.

Reach Truck on-site training

We also offer reach truck training at the premises of clients. This gives learners the benefit of being educated and graded on a machine with which they are already familiar. As a consequence, they will not have to re-learn on another vehicle after their initial training. After completing this reach truck training, operators will be able to utilize these devices safely and efficiently.

 

We are delighted to give customized training sessions to fit your company's specific needs. We will always work around your requirements and the surroundings to create as little interruption as possible.

Infrastructure is necessary

To begin, and most significantly, we must use your reach truck to finish your reach truck training. Pallets and actual loads related to your business are advantageous; the instructor will supply a range of traffic cones.

 

During theoretical classes, we require ample space for the teacher and trainees to work. It is adequate to have a small office with a table, chairs, and power. All forklift workers must wear safety boots and other personal protection equipment, according to the company's own risk assessments. They have high-visibility vests available.

Reach truck authorization certificates

Drivers who finish this reach truck course are fully licensed to operate this type of vehicle. The qualification is both nationally and widely recognized in the business.

 

Drivers will also receive the following:

 

  • ITSSAR-approved A4 reach truck certificate of basic training

  • A plastic identity card with a photograph.

  • A written assessment of one's own strengths and weaknesses

Check out our other training courses

Forklift Training

Forklift operators are critical to the seamless operation of commercial operations, and with this course, you will get to know how to operate a forklift and its other laws and legislations.

Counterbalance Forklift Training

With our counterbalance forklift training course just enhance your operating skills and get certified. Fresher to experienced operator can enroll to this course.

VNA Truck Training

Check out our course for VNA truck driving. Operating around very narrow aisles is a requirement for many warehouses and storage centers nowadays. So under our experienced trainers improve your techniques and skills.

Frequently asked questions

Is a Reach Truck Driver require license?


Without a license, you are not permitted to operate a reach truck. So, before you start seeking employment, you need to complete your training and pass your license exam. The good news is that you don't need any prior truck driving expertise to begin studying with an approved training provider.




How long will a Reach Truck Driving license be valid?


Most businesses renew their operator licenses every 3-5 years. As long as the training is appropriate and up to date, there is no specified renewal term.




How long does it take to learn how to operate a reach truck?


Depending on where you get your training, reach truck certification may generally be accomplished in one to five days. Most programs consist of six to eight hours of classroom instruction followed by hands-on equipment training in a warehouse.




Where can I get a reach truck License?


Although there are no specific work qualifications for operating a reach truck, operators should be physically fit and strong because forklifts take a lot of muscle and effort.




Is it necessary for me to have a valid driver's license?


To operate a reach truck, you do not need a driver's license. You can operate a reach truck without a license if you are currently completing your training.




What age do I have to be?


Anyone over the age of 18 can learn to use a forklift truck.




Will you be able to get work as a reach truck operator once you have completed your forklift training?


Once your training completed with us, we will signpost your application to recruitment companies and agencies that we work with and help you to find a suitable job. We want you to understand that we work as a end to end service provider.




If I already drive a reach truck, do I need to attend an experienced training course?


Reach truck training course must be taught in a structured instructional or educational setting. Reach truck operators should be trained by professionals who have the necessary knowledge, training, and experience. This guarantees that operators are properly trained and qualified to deal with the difficulties of their particular job.




What is the cost of the license?


Training centres might charge between £80 and £90 per participant each day. Other packages are also available from these training organizations, with prices ranging from £500 to £700.