HTF Skills Academy in Wakefield

Course Features:

This course offers a comprehensive forklift training in Wakefield is tailored to various expertise levels, from beginners to experienced operators. It aligns with the latest industry standards, ensuring participants are equipped with current and globally respected operational knowledge.

Customised Levels & Theory and Principles:

  • Tailored to suit both beginners and experienced operators with tracks for novice, intermediate, and expert levels.
  • Understanding the foundational theories of forklift operation, including load management and centre of gravity.

Hands-on Experience & Operational Skills:

  • A significant part of the course involves practical training, allowing you to learn through real-life scenarios.
  • Gain proficiency in manoeuvring a forklift in various situations, including narrow aisles and busy warehouses.

Meeting Industry Standards & Safety Protocols:

  • The course is designed in line with the prevailing industry standards, ensuring the most current and relevant material.
  • Learn the industry standards for safety, including proper attire, hazard recognition, and emergency responses.

Fully Equipped Facility & Maintenance and Inspection:

  • The training facility is furnished with the latest models of forklifts, simulating a real-world environment.
  • Learn about the daily checks and basic maintenance tasks to ensure the long-term functioning of the forklift.

Experienced Instructors & Case Studies:

  • Benefit from the knowledge of instructors with years of industry experience.
  • Analyse real-life case studies to understand common pitfalls and learn how to avoid them in operations.


  • Successful completion of the course awards a recognised certification, paving the way for numerous job opportunities in the sector.

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HTF Skills Academy in Wakefield

Our Forklift Courses

Our comprehensive forklift training courses in Wakefield are designed to cater to both beginners and experienced operators.

With customised levels for novice, intermediate, and expert operators, the course offers hands-on experience through real-life scenarios to help you learn the industry standards for safety, including proper attire, hazard recognition, and emergency responses.

Novice Course

5 Day Course

Ideal for beginners whole have no experience or qualifications. By the end of this course, candidates will be RTITB accredited forklift operators on the forklift of their choice.


  • Operate a counterbalanced forklift safely and proficiently.
  • Understand Health and Safety responsibilities and assess risks in forklift use.
  • Conduct pre-use checks, perform basic maintenance, and follow reporting protocols.
  • Understand the authorisation process required for forklift operation.



Existing Operator

3 Day Course

For seasoned forklift operators seeking to elevate their skills and secure RTITB accreditation. Delve into advanced driving and loading  techniques, for different environments.


  • Expertise in navigating complex environments.
  • RTITB accredited qualification.
  • Ideal for experienced forklift operators aiming to enhance proficiency.



Refresher Course

1 Day Course

Designed for certified forklift operators, this course offers a swift update on safety regulations and cutting-edge equipment trends. Perfect for maintaining compliance and giving your expertise a quick refresh.


  • Quick update on latest forklift safety regulations.
  • Stay current with equipment advancements.
  • Updates to Health and Safety compliance.



HTF Skills Academy

5 Star Rated Training

At HTF Skills Academy, we are proud to provide the highest quality HIAB, Forklift and Slinger training.

Lee Shaw
Highly knowledgable, well informed. Comfortable surroundings. Great equipment and skills.
andrew seddon
Graham is an excellent instructor, who makes the training interesting and also shares his extensive knowledge of the industry. He has trained some of our employees, in the use of hiabs and flts, both novice and experienced operators. As a company we would have no hesitation in recommending, his training services.
Trev Walker
Excellent service, Graham went above and beyond to provide the best service possible.
Lee Hart
Fantastic guys and great service. Loved doing my HIAB Training here. Would highly recommend.

HTF Skills Training in Wakefield

About Us

Our trainers in Wakefield from HTF Skills Academy are committed to delivering an enriching and empowering learning experience, setting a solid foundation for your future endeavours in the industry. Your pathway to becoming a skilled forklift operator begins here at the HTF Skills Academy. With a well-rounded curriculum and hands-on experience facilitated by industry veterans, we set the stage for you to excel in your role as a forklift operator.

Take the decisive step towards a promising career by enrolling in our Fork Lift Course today. Let’s lift your skills to new heights, ensuring safety and efficiency in every lift.

HTF Skills Academy in Wakefield

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