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5* pallet truck training provider in Wakefield

Pallet trucks are a vital cog in any warehouse operation. But safe handling is critical in order to keep staff safe and to protect goods and equipment. Forkwise Northern in Wakefield can train you or your employees so that you can use a pallet truck in the right way. Get in touch for a free consultation.

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A course that’s suitable for you or the company you represent

Forkwise Northern is a specialist training centre that provides forklift training courses to individuals as well as to companies of every scale. Training can be carried out at our own centre or – if it’s more convenient to you or your operation – we can bring that training to your location, wherever you’re based in the UK. Can’t do a weekday? That’s fine. With our flexible training schedule, allowing for courses to be undertaken during the week, on evenings or at weekends, you can choose a time that’s suitable for you or your business.

Satisfaction is always guaranteed with Forkwise

Forkwise Northern currently have a 99% pass rate, meaning you or any other candidate that you represent are almost certain to succeed. And in the unlikely event that a trainee does fail on that first try, our FREE extra training sessions and FREE test resits means a trainee can reach the required competence level at their own pace. All training is carried out by our MD Derek Berry, who’s been in the sector for 43 years and is an expert in every type of forklift, from pallet trucks to counterbalance forklifts.

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RTITB, BRITTOp and ITSSAR-certified training provider

This means that we’re a fully compliant training provider. The training you or your business’s employees will receive meets industry standards, aligns with legislation and abides by health and safety regulations. It’s also a standardised training programme that every company in the logistical sector recognises and respects, due to its focus on the right techniques, protocols and practices for this type of work. It improves competence, mitigates the risk of accident and instils confidence in clients, partners and employees. But don’t take our word for it. See the reviews below. Or the 137 5* reviews we’ve so far received on

  • Refresher Course
    The Refresher Course is a 1-day course for a maximum of three trainees. Price on application.
  • The Novice Operator Basic Training Course
    The Novice Operator Basic Training Course is a 4-5 day course for trainees who are new to forklifts and who want to attain their operator certificate.
  • Conversion Training Course
    The Conversation Training Course is a 2-day cross-over course for individuals who already know how to operate a particular type of forklift and who want to learn how to operate a different type of forklift.
  • Experienced Operators’ Course
    The Experienced Operators’ Course is a 3-day course for trainees with forklift truck experience but no certificate. We provide a best price guarantee and the certificate is included as part of the course. Price on application.
  • Certificate Upgrades
    This is a 1-day course for those trainees who have an in-house forklift certificate but who want to be assessed for a recognised UK certificate that’s valid for any company.

What do others think?

Superb trainers. I have just completed 3 refresher courses changing my in-house qualifications to accredited qualifications for pallet trucks, pivot steer and counterbalance. I highly recommend this company, Andrea & Derek were amazing, knowledgeable & patient above & beyond my expectations.

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For a FREE consultation on our pallet truck training course, call Forkwise Northern on 07717 704937. We’re available Monday to Sunday, 9am to 5pm.
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