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Direct Training is a Nationwide Training company dedicated to providing quality training that enables our trainees to get the job done right. The safety of our students is as important to us as the quality of the training provided. Our extensive experience and accreditation gives our customers the assurance that the service they receive from our company is always of the highest standard and ensures compliance with the latest ‘best practice’ and legal requirements for forklift truck training. 


Health & Safety is key in forklift training, at Direct Forklift Training we take pride in what we do. We provide quality training and free advise to ensure you are safe in what you do.


Direct Forklift Training is the largest training company in the UK accounting for 85% of qualified forklift drivers nationally. From warehouse to construction qualified operators.


All training courses booked through Direct Forklift Training has a minimum pass rate of 92%. If you wish to protect yourself whilst on the training. Package starts from £250.


Direct Forklift Training is a FCA regulated company. We are able to offer a Train Now Pay Monthly scheme to help you pay for your training course. This is subject to a credit check.

Over 95 Forklift Training Sites LOCATED THROUGHOUT THE UK

Get your forklift course and forklift licence from us

We at Direct Forklift Training cover all types of warehouse and plant machinery training courses Counterbalance Forklift, Reach Truck Forklift, Telescopic Forklift each machinery has different levels of entry. From novices to experienced operators.
There is no set entry to becoming a qualified forklift driver.

Telescopic Handler Training

Telescopic Forklift Handler Training

Start training on the most popular construction forklift in the UK, the telescopic handler is so popular its used in 95% of construction sites and is one of the main factoring machineries in picking up ballets and bags of materials.

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Counterbalance Forklift Training

Counterbalance Training

Start training on the most popular warehouse forklift in the UK, the counterbalance forklift is so popular it’s used in 98% of warehouses and is one of the main factoring machineries in daily operations within a warehouse.

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Reach Truck Forklift Training

Reach Truck Forklift Training

Start training on the most popular warehouse forklift in the UK, the reach truck forklift is so popular its used in 90% of warehouses and is one of the main factoring machineries in stacking pallets high up in racks.

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Ensuring you or your staff complete forklift training if you are going to be driving a forklift in a warehouse or a construction site is very important, the risk to members of staff around you whilst operating a forklift is 90% higher when driving without a proper training qualification. The forklift training course only takes between three and five days from start to finish, completing a forklift training course with Direct Forklift Training means you are completely competent to operate as a forklift driver on your own.

Direct Training strives for continual improvement in providing health & safety, forklift training and construction machinery training courses.
With a dedicated training and recruitment team at your disposal, we provide you with all the support you need in progressing.
Which Forklift Training Course

We understand that managing staff’s training records can be both time consuming and confusing. Direct Training provide a training management service where we fully manage all your staff’s training records, we will make sure everyone is trained and fully compliant. Included in this would be a full breakdown of costs, and on demand training reports. We provide full corporate training management (fully managed service) On-site Forklift Training and support of your requirements.

Operators will be given an understanding of what can cause instability whilst operatoring a forklift whilst obtaining their forklift licence, best practice driving techniques, battery maintenance or other fuel relevant training applicable to the individual truck. The forklift licence course also teaches operators how to stack and de-stack into racking and unload from vehicles if applicable.

This can be completed on your site in the UK, or at one of our partnering training centres Direct Training.

Example Qualified Jobs: Counterbalance Forklift Driver
A counterbalance forklift driver once fully licenced and able to safely operate the lift trucks can earn a average salary of up to £23k annually.

The construction industry can be client based and once you have completed your construction training, more specifically our tailored cpcs telescopic forklift driver training course you could potentially earn upto £45k annually as a long term operative. To work on a construction site telescopic forklift driver required to complete a CPCS training course
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95 Forklift Training Sites

With a large network of training centres in the UK, we can deliver quality forklift training at your doorstep.

Corporate Solutions

We have a proven management team that prevents dysfunction and provides for efficient training execution.

Train Now - Pay Monthly

We understand that you may want to split your payments for your training course. We can do this for you.

Customer Satisfaction

We take feedback from all of our clients ensuring we better our service every step of the way.


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