Lifting the standard of Forklift Training.

Dulson Training are a well established family run training organisation serving the many needs of the thriving logistics sector. With training centres in Shrewsbury, Telford, Roden and Wrexham and the ability for instructors to visit a customers site nationwide to deliver accredited training. Dulson Training offer you or your organisation complete - Driver, Workplace and Warehouse Training Solutions.

With four training centres, experienced instructors and new equipment Dulson Training are ideally positioned to serve Shropshire, Staffordshire, Herefordshire, Cheshire, Wales and the West Midlands.

Materials Handling Equipment (MHE) are used throughout the logistics industry from loading trucks and moving products in warehouses and distribution hubs. In line with HSE code of practice all MHE operators should receive at least basic training on any piece of equipment they will be using and to refresh this training every 3 years in order to help prevent workplace injury to the operator or any other site personnel.

Dulson Training offer accredited RTITB MHE training for all equipment categories including common trucks; Industrial Counterbalance, Reach Truck and Pedestrian Pallet Truck (PPT).

Training is delivered in a maximum ratio of 3 operators to 1 instructor. The ratio will affect the duration of the training course.

  • A novice course is usually 4 days and is suitable for any operator who has little or no experience on MHE equipment.
  • An experienced course is usually 3 days and is suitable for anyone with experience using the equipment but who has not received any formal training or certificate.
  • A refresher course is usually 1 day and is suitable for anyone who has had formal training and holds a certificate. It is recommend that a refresher course is completed every 3 years.
  • A conversion course is usually 1 day and is suitable for anyone who holds a current certificate for a type of MHE but wishes to operate a different type of MHE. Example you have a counterbalance certificate but wish to start operating a reach truck, you would need a 1 day conversion to reach truck.

Training will include pre-use checks of the equipment, health & safety, theory and practical. On completion of the training assessments will be carried out to determine if the operator meets the standard. If successful, operators will be accredited to RTITB and issued with a certificate and optional ID card.

Dulson Training MHE centres offer an excellent and spacious environment for training and assessments. With classrooms, WC, kitchen facilities, vending machines and a large indoor training area. New equipment and the latest electronic, paperless RTITB training programs using Samsung tablets for training and assessments. Dulson Trainings RTITB registered instructors deliver training in a relaxed but efficient manner with excellent results.

Instructors deliver training in the Dulson Training MHE centres or at customer sites nationwide. If a customer has facilities and their own MHE equipment available the instructor can conduct the training and assessments at the customer site for any category or type of MHE. This could include Rough Terrain, Telescopic Handler, Lorry Mounted (Moffett), Narrow Isle, Picker or Flexi etc.

With the logistics sector standing up and fighting the Covid pandemic it has proven to be an area that can not be stopped. From the forklifts moving and loading product in the distribution hubs to the trucks moving product on the road. We all consume products that have been loaded and moved by a forklift.

Dulson Training not only offer Forklift training but also offer driver training for licence acquisition or refresher and driver assessment courses for all vehicle categories including; Car, Panel Van, Car & Trailer, 7.5 Ton, HGV Class 2, Class 1 and PSV. Initial and periodic Driver CPC, ADR - Carrying Hazardous Loads including driving petrol tankers. Lorry Mounted Crane (HIAB), Yard Shunter and National Register of Instructor (NRI) instructor training for LGV Instructor, LGV Assessor and Driver CPC Instructor. Driving Alternatively Fuelled Vehicles (AFV). Workplace training; accredited First Aid, Manual Handling, Fire Safety and Health and Safety training. With a range of finance and payment options available.

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Head Office: 01952 770659 or visit to find out more.