Professional Accredited Training with Certification

Forklift training available throughout Northern Ireland & United Kingdom

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Darren Hawthorne
Darren Hawthorne
Fantastic really enjoyed
Melvin Murphy
Melvin Murphy
The training was carried out very well and the training was very relevant and interesting I learnt alot off things that I wouldn't of thought off
Mervyn Craig
Mervyn Craig
Instructor very informative very easy to understand
Karl Campbell
Karl Campbell
The instructor Brian was very helpful and made the training safe and enjoyable. It was a mixture of both practical and theory which is better than just the theory. Would highly recommend Brian.
Giraffe Group
Giraffe Group
Thanks to Brian, for a very professional & informative day at Giraffe Group - JD ForkTrucks. We all enjoyed refreshing our knowledge on our Forklift training! We look forward to using your services again in the future! Many Thanks Team JD
Philly Boone
Philly Boone
Excellent training with Brian would highly recommend!
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Trust us with your Forklift Training

One of the main objectives of our forklift training is to produce proficient and safe operators. Therefore, all courses begin with a Health and Safety induction. Amongst other topics, we discuss operators' responsibility in the workplace, as advised by the HSE.

All of our forklift training and other varied training is delivered in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere by experienced and qualified instructors who have had comprehensive training in Northern Ireland, instructional techniques and skills assessment. Our instructors appreciate that a few days of training have to prepare their trainees for a lifetime of operator training. Therefore, to achieve a high standard of training, they stretch and challenge their learners to get the best out of them.

Our instructors are happy to go the extra mile with any additional help and support required. We do our best to ensure operators pass our courses, but also believe that forklift driver training isn't just about passing a test but readying operators for day-to-day forklift use.

Forklift certification and licensing made easy

Safety 1st Forklift Certification Training is widely recognised nationally, as one of the top providers of high-quality forklift training in Northern Ireland, For for people of all ages and backgrounds. Our skilled and professional, dedicated team has immense knowledge and know-how in the range of forklift truck equipment and procedures. Our courses cover a wide range of aspects of practical forklift training, including pre-use inspections, safe manoeuvring, and stacking/de-stacking. The theory work is equally comprehensive and includes, the operator's safety code, dealing with standard and non-standard weights/sizes and truck stability.

With our high standards, we pride ourselves on our consistent commitment to providing a professional and speedy training service, at all times, for all types of forklift trucks. All while ensuring our courses comply with what is required by UK law and insurance companies.

Our business belief is that our customers' needs are of the utmost importance. We strive to go above and beyond their requirements.


safety 1st forklift training Novice training

Novice training

For trainees with little or no previous experience operating the relevant truck.

Safety 1st forklifttraining accredited certificate.

Refresher training

Periodic refresher training is for experienced operators who hold an accredited certificate.

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Experienced training

Where candidates have relevant, recent experience but, have not received any kind of approved training.

safety 1st forklift training Conversion training

Conversion training

Training on a similar truck to one that an operator has already been trained, tested and certified on.

Our Testimonals

Easy-to-follow instructions

Rated 5.0 out of 5
February 4, 2024

In addition to giving clear and easy-to-follow instructions, Brian also had excellent knowledge of the subject matter. The course was excellent and the instructor, Brian, was excellent as well. I would recommend both the course and Brian highly.

Mark White

Novice Fork Lift Training

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 28, 2023

Brian was an excellent Trainor, he give clear and easy to follow instructions, with excellent knowledge. Throughly enjoyed the course and would highly recommend both the cousre and Brian as an instructor.

David McGuigan

Scissor lift training

Rated 5.0 out of 5
October 15, 2023

Great training well structured.

Ryan douglas

Very Professional

Rated 5.0 out of 5
June 3, 2023

I Complete my training, and would highly recommend Safety 1st forklift training. Instructors are very professional and well-organised. Highly recommend

Sean Bartley

Thanks Guys

Rated 5.0 out of 5
June 3, 2023

If you don’t pass your forklift license with these guys something is wrong. Very helpful put you at ease highly recommend Safety 1st forklift training. 5 Stars

Gary Smith
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