Permatt can offer comprehensive forklift truck training, an essential for forklift operators in order to comply with safe working practices and regulations. We can deliver these training programmes in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, ensuring that operators understand the use of each truck and the best practices for operation, as well as providing demonstrations of the forklift in use.


Keeping your staff up to date with forklift training and operation is essential for the health and safety of all staff. Not only is this a legal requirement, but it will also contribute to the successful performance of your business. Providing the necessary forklift truck training should be undertaken by experienced experts who can deliver the training at all levels from beginner to more experienced operators.



Permatt provides full forklift truck training in Newcastle, as well as a number of health and safety training courses, including Working at Height. Counterbalance forklift trucks are the most common type of forklift truck, therefore keeping your forklift training up to date for this type of truck is crucial. For Counterbalance trucks we provide a full novice course, and a refresher course to keep the regular users up to date.

What does our Forklift Truck Training Service involve?

Comprehensive forklift truck training for all levels of truck operators.

Forklift training courses that are accredited RTITB* and recognised as the official training required for forklift truck operation.

Best practices for all types of forklift truck.

Health and safety training courses.


Our forklift training courses can be carried out at our Permatt depot in Killingworth, Newcastle NE12 5UJ, or if you prefer one of our course leaders can come to your work premises to carry out the training courses on site. We aim to accommodate all of our clients.

As the forklift training courses are so specialised, and require dedicated time we allow a maximum of three trainees per course.

Our sessions will include comprehensive training of the forklifts used by your staff. We will ensure that they understand the use of each individual forklift truck required, the best practices for using it safely, and provide demonstrations of the forklift in operation. We can also provide a number of health and safety training courses that are recognised as the official training required for forklift truck operation.

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