Lothian Mechanical Handling

Forklift Driver Training

Full Training on counter balanced fork trucks
Certification from Qualified Instructors

Forklift Driver Training

Certified by Qualified Instructors

Lothian Mechanical Handling provide on-site forklift training courses for all types of forklift trucks to the industry standard.

Safe practise is paramount when operating lifting equipment in any working environment so having the correct training and qualification helps prevent costly mistakes.

Training is provided by our experienced qualified instructors who give extensive on-site training that complies with the recommendations of the Health & Safety Commissions Approved Code of Practise and Supplementary Guidance for Rider Operated Lift Trucks (L117) or M.E.W.P.S Regs 2005.

Driver Training Courses

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Basic Driver Training

This course is designed for a person with no experience in the safe operation of a forklift truck, this 3 day on-site course comprises of both practical and theory training.

Upon passing the course you will have the ability to operate a forklift truck safely and competently within a working environment.


This course provides operators who have a certified qualification to refresher their knowledge with the latest Health & Safety regulations plus practical evaluation of their driving skills and ability.

Refresher driver training is recommended every 3 years and can be completed in one day.


(Experienced but no formal qualification)
Many forklift operators have had years of experience driving a forklift truck but never had any formal training or qualification, we can provide a two day refresher course on-site which will give you not only the certified qualification but the ability to operate the forklift truck safely and competently.