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A bright future for forklift training

Forklift training boosted in South West

A prominent forklift training provider has opened new opportunities for workplace transport training in the South West following its recent accreditation by the Association of Industrial Truck Trainers. Based in Bristol, HL Training Services provides on-site and in-house training for forklift instructors and operators. Despite being accredited by industry bodies …

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AITT raises the bar with new accreditation

AITT raises the bar with new accreditation

The Association of Industrial Truck Trainers AITT has launched a major initiative to improve the standards of its training organisations with the introduction of a brand new level of accreditation: AITT Excellence. The announcement was made at AITT’s Annual General Meeting during IMHX 2019. “We believe that the new level …

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AITT and FLTA form dynamic new alliance

AITT and FLTA form dynamic new alliance

The Association of Industrial Truck Trainers AITT and the Fork Lift Truck Association FLTA have announced a strategic alliance aimed at maximising the flow of information, guidance and resources to those working within the forklift truck industry, as well as those owning and operating equipment on site. “It is a …

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National testing standards launched for pedestrian trucks

National testing standards launched for pedestrian trucks

The Accrediting Bodies Association for Workplace Transport (ABA) has announced new national standards for the testing of powered pedestrian truck operators. The ABA developed the new standards following its October 2018 summit in Coventry. The meeting was attended by a large number of representatives from industry organisations, such as the …

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AITT opens membership to apprentices

AITT opens membership to apprentices

The Association of Industrial Truck Trainers AITT now welcomes apprentices and trainees to its membership following recent updates to its scheme structure. AITT made the decision to review the services and benefits available to each level of its members after discussions held at quarterly AITT council meetings. The association is …

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External training is key to consistency says AITT

External training is key to consistency says AITT

The Association of Industrial Truck Trainers AITT has reaffirmed the importance of external providers for forklift operator training and warned companies of common risks when using potentially non-accredited internal instructors. “Companies can choose to have internal trainers for the purpose of teaching operators, and it can be a perfectly viable …

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Check forklift operator certificates with certainty

Check forklift operator certificates with certainty

AITT reveals the key certificate features employers must examine when verifying forklift operator qualifications. The Association of Industrial Truck Trainers is warning employers about the importance of checking all operator certificates in detail. With many logistics and materials handling companies seeing high staff turnover, managers are increasingly having to asses …

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