Improving your employment chances by getting more training in St Helens can be expensive and time-consuming. Picking the right type of training can prove even more challenging.
The good news is that there are some amazing ways to find free training in St Helens. At FTW Training, we can help you if you are unemployed, providing a unique opportunity to gain a highly sought-after qualification that employers are searching for right now.
What is Forklift Truck Training?
Forklift trucks are used in a wide range of industries and sectors. Check around St Helens and you’ll probably see them being operated in and around a lot of different local businesses. These include warehouses of all types, where the trucks are used to transport goods and pallets from A to B, as well as in the food delivery business.
You need a qualification to operate a forklift truck and employers everywhere are looking for workers who have an appropriate certificate. A forklift truck driver can earn between £23,000 and £31,000 a year depending on the company they are working for and their experience.
There are also different forklift truck types, everything from counterbalance and reach forklifts to telehandlers and rough terrain forklifts. Learning to operate any one of these can open a range of great job opportunities – the great news is that these are just the type of skills that many businesses, including warehouses in St Helens, are desperately looking for.
Who are FTW Training?
FTW Training are an RTITB accredited forklift training company based in the heart of the North West. Over the last 10 years, we’ve been one of the leading suppliers of training both for experienced forklift truck drivers and novices wanting to gain their forklift licence.
Our courses are delivered by experienced, friendly trainers who have worked in the sector.
What Does Forklift Training Involve?
When you attend one of our courses, you’ll not only be given instruction and practical experience of using a forklift truck but all the other training that goes with operating safely. It starts with a few hours of classroom instruction which is then followed by the practical component where you physically get to drive the forklift.
Once you have undertaken the evaluation and passed successfully, you will be issued with an accredited licence allowing you to operate a forklift in the work environment.
What Are the Benefits of Forklift Truck Training
You have a qualification that a lot of employers are looking for and which will allow you to find employment in a wide range of sectors including construction, warehousing, distribution centres and manufacturers to name just a few.
Can I Get Free Training in St Helens If I’m Unemployed?
Yes this can often be the case. You don’t need any prior experience, call us on 0151 420 3444 to find out more and a member of our office staff will be happy to help and answer any questions that you might have.