About Barry Meakin Training & Consultancy

Forklift Training Worker

Barry Meakin Forklift Training and Consultancy has grown into one of the most reputable and price competitive business’s with in our profession, offering forklift truck training and materials handling equipment training on any make or model of forklift truck and plant equipment that is used in many different industries today. Our business was born out of a desire to improve operating standards to forklift truck operators of any skill level. Although our company is based in South Normanton (Alfreton) Derbyshire, we offer forklift operator training in Sheffield, Nottingham, Derby, Lincoln, Leicester and accross the Midlands, West Midlands and beyond. We established our training services in 2005 and have many years’ experience in the forklift industry. Our forklift operator training caters for novice operators, forklift refresher training and forklift training for conversion operators. All forklift training is to ITSSAR accreditation, which is a founder member of the ABA. Because we are a family run business it remains our top priority that our forklift truck training courses, gantry crane training courses, Plant operator and other health and safety training courses we provide are of the highest standards in our profession.

Our team includes only fully qualified instructors and examiners, customers can rest assured of quality forklift operator training that will benefit their business and provide a safer working environment for all. Barry Meakin Forklift Training and Consultancy has a professional team of friendly staff members qualified to the highest possible standards within the forklift training industry.

Our forklift training and plant operator company is accredited and registered as a category 2 training organisation with ITSSAR all our instructors are registered with ITSSAR, RTITB, AITT or NPORs the four accrediting bodies who make up the accrediting bodies association (ABA) this association and it’s registered forklift training and plant operator training providers are recognised by the Health & Safety Executive. All our staff initially qualify has forklift truck operator training specialist instructors/examiners. The instructors have many years of knowledge and their skills are second to none.

Forklift training and plant operator training is provided by our team of forklift truck training and plant training specialists for a wide spectrum of course levels. Novice forklift operators, refresher & re-tests which are periodically conducted on any forklift licence category. Conversion training for forklift drivers who require forklift certificates for other materials handling equipment such as pedestrian operated powered pallet fork trucks.

We are often requested by employers to conduct forklift operator assessments for new employees starting at a company or agency, these assessments satisfy employers liability insurers requirements as to the competency of the employee they will be insuring, and is reassuring to the employers that the forklift training qualifications the new employee holds are genuine.

Our accredited plant equipment training courses which includes materials handling and lifting equipment such as gantry crane are also monitored by ITSSAR.

Rough terrain telescopic forklift truck training and vehicle mounted forklift training is a speciality forklift training course that we conduct at either the clients site or at our dedicated training centre. Counterbalance forklift training, Reach forklift training and pedestrian operated forklift truck training can also be conducted at our training facility.

Being based so close to junction 28 of the M1 motorway in Derbyshire, and by having easy access to the motorway networks, makes us a firm favourite to provide both forklift training courses and plant operator training across the UK.

We pride ourselves on being specialist trainers committed and as enthusiastic today as we were when we started our forklift training company over 11 years ago, our legacy to date is that we have hundreds of satisfied clients, who continue to use our materials handling forklift training service with confidence. We know that it is our dedication to the forklift training and plant operator training industry that will see us grow for the next 11 years plus.

Barry Meakin Forklift Training and Consultancy is a member of the Independent Training Standards Scheme and Register (ITSSAR) and are listed on the ITSSAR directory as a forklift training provider. www.itssar.org.uk.