Down Forklift Training Ltd, Bangor

Down Forklift Training Ltd Contact Details

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Tel:
028 91 468 111
Email:
Address
Unit 8, 2 Hawe Road
Bangor
County Down
BT19 6NB

About Down Forklift Training Ltd

Approved Training Centre A00808. Down Forklift Training are now an approved Driver C.P.C. Training Centre

Down Forklift Training Ltd is an I.T.S.S.A.R.-approved training centre with a long-established reputation for high training standards in accordance with the HSE-approved Code of Practice (L117).

Based in our new, specifically designed premises on the Hawe Road, Bangor, Co. Down, Down Forklift Training Ltd provide training for a wide range of courses.

Our services
Lift Truck Training
  • Counterbalance
  • Reach Trucks
  • Telehandlers
  • Pallet Truck
Courses cater for Novices, Experienced Operators and Refresher Operators.

Typically a Novice Operator Course will run for between 3-5 days depending on the experience, if any, of the potential operator.

Experienced Operator courses will run for between 1-3 days, again depending on the experience of the potential operator.

Refresher Courses last 1 day only, and basically refresh and re-accredit the existing operator in accordance with PUWER and the ACoP.

Plant Training
Down Forklift Training Ltd have recently opened a new plant training area, located at our new premises in County Down.

Plant courses typically run as follows:
  • 10-day Course - Novice Operator
  • 5-day Course - Experienced Operator (never formally tested)
  • 3-day Course - Experienced Operator (licence lapsed)
  • 1-day Refresher Course (operator requiring re-certification)


We carry out the following training:
On Our Site
  • 360 Excavator (above 10 tonne)
  • 360 Excavator (below 10 tonne)
  • Midi Excavator
  • Mini Excavator
  • 7 Tonne Forward Tipping Dumper
  • Banksman
  • Road Roller
  • Slinger/Banksman (2-day Course)
  • Slinger/Banksman Appointed Person Course
  • Site Safety Awareness Training (CSR Equivalent)
  • Telescopic Handler
  • Site Safety Supervisor
On Your Site
  • Mobile Crane
  • Crawler Crane
  • Rough Terrain Forklift
  • Lorry Loader
  • Mobile Elevated Working Platforms
  • 180 Back Hoe
  • Safety Harness Training
  • Skidsteer
  • Dozer
  • Loading Shovel
  • Mounty
  • Rear Tipping Dumper
  • Grader


Instructor Training
Down Forklift Training Ltd currently have two accredited tutors, who are able to carry out Instructor Training at our premises.

We provide Instructor Training for:
  • Forklift Trucks
  • Manual Handling
  • Abrasive Wheels
  • Plant

Instructor Training is available to Category 1 level, which means that if the candidate is successful on the course they will only be registered to carry out "In-House Training". This means that they cannot carry out any commercial training until they apply for, and are granted, Category 2 status by the accrediting body.

Driver C.P.C. Training
Down Forklift Training is now an approved C.P.C. training centre. This means that we will be able to look after not only your workplace transport training requirements, but also your driver training requirements.

What is Driver CPC?
The Driver CPC is for LGV and PCV drivers who drive professionally throughout the UK. It has been developed as a requirement of the EU Directive 2003/59, which is designed to improve the knowledge and skills of professional LGV and PCV drivers throughout their working life.

Other Courses
Down Forklift Training Ltd run an extensive course list.
Here are our other courses.

If yours is not listed, please contact us.
If we can't do it, we will know someone who can.
Our staff will be more than happy to take time to assist you with your training requirements.

  • 1-day Manual Handling (Operator)
  • 1-day Abrasive Wheels (Operator)
  • 1-day Site Safety Awareness (CSR Equivalent)
  • V.N.A. Man Up Trucks
  • V.N.A. Man Down Trucks
  • Order Pickers
  • Moffett Mounty
  • Unidirectional Reach Truck (Combi-lift)
  • Pivot Steer Trucks (Bendi, Aisle master etc.)
  • Tow Tug and Trailer
  • Agricultural Tractor
  • Port Shunter
  • Port Container Handler
  • Overhead Crane (Pendant and Gantry Controlled)
  • Mobile Crane
  • Crawler Crane
  • In Company Shunters
  • Loading Shovels
  • Dozers
  • 180 Back Hoe (JCB)
  • Skidsteer (Bobcat)
  • Compactor Operator Training
  • Hook-Lift Demountable Container Systems
  • Lorry Loader (HIAB, Palfinger etc.)
  • Mobile Elevated Working Platforms (Scissor, Telescopic, Genie etc.)
  • Warehouse Supervisor Safety Awareness Course
  • Sideloader
  • Rough Terrain Forklift
  • Safety Harness Training
  • Skip Lorry
  • Light Recovery Vehicles
  • Medium Recovery Vehicles
  • Heavy Recovery Vehicles
  • 1-day Safety Induction Training
  • Grader


Prices, course durations and availability are available upon request.

For any other questions or enquiries, please contact us!

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