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RTITB - Lift Truck Instructor Training course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Lift Truck Instructor Training course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  Road Transport Industry Training Board (RTITB). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (RTITB) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching. Visit RTITB web site

What is the RTITB - Lift Truck Instructor Training course?

Category: Forklift
Level: Advanced

This is a 10 Day course accredited and examined by RTITB Ltd        

This is the most popular RTITB Instructor course and is aimed at instructors who seek to train operators to RTITB standards, either in-house or on a commercial basis.        

This course is also aimed at RTITB instructors whose RTITB instructional qualification has expired by more than 5 years.

Who is the RTITB - Lift Truck Instructor Training course designed for?

Operators who wish to become Instructors on Forklift Trucks.

What subjects does the RTITB - Lift Truck Instructor Training course cover?
  • Theoretical and Practical Assessments (Refresher) to Instructor Standard
  •     Health and Safety Responsibilities
  •     Legislation and Codes of Practice
  •     The Role of the Instructor
  •     Instructional Techniques and Methods
  •     Lesson Planning and Preparation
  •     Lesson Delivery in a Simulated Learning Environment
  •     Fault Finding and Remedy Solutions
  •     Conduct of the Theoretical and Practical Assessments
  •     RTITB Theoretical and Practical Assessments
How is the RTITB - Lift Truck Instructor Training course assessed?

The exam will consist of three elements which are:-

  • Test of Basic Operating Skills (Practical test to instructor standard - maximum 25 penalties).  This is usually carried out on the first day of the course by the course tutor.
  • RTITB Examination of Practical Instructional Ability (Approx 40 mins) Delegates must score a minimum of 70 from a maximum of 100 to pass this element.  This examination is usually carried out on the final day of the course and is conducted by an independent RTITB examiner.
  • RTITB Examination of Instructor Associated knowledge (approx 20 mins).  A minimum of 80% must be acheived to pass this element.  This examination is usually carried out on the final day of the of the course and is conducted by an independent RTITB examiner.

All three elements must be successfully completed to achieve an overall pass and qualify as a Lift Truck Instructor.

RTITB - Lift Truck Instructor Training course dates and locations