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KEYLIFT FORKLIFT TRUCK TRAINING Professional Fork Lift Truck Training

Forklift Truck Instructor Careers

Forklift Truck Instructor Roles, Salaries and Applications

A role that you may not have considered before is forklift truck instructor career.  Last year was a tough time for many companies. However with the industry in the UK back up and running, there is a need for employees to be trained to increase production. What does that mean for you?  More forklift truck instructor vacancies

With us transitioning through Brexit at the start of the year, more companies are keeping their production on British soil. This results in an increased need for instructors across all industries. Jobs in Health and Safety, First Aid, Manual Handling, Various type of Truck operators. (Reach, PPT, Counter Balance etc), Lifting and Slinging (cranes) are becoming available.  Check Indeed or our website for more details on roles.

Forklift Truck Instructor Salaries

So, what are the salaries?  We cannot give you a definitive answer on this as it is dependant on whether you are a sub-contractor, self-employed or work directly for a company. However we can tell you that the North West has one of the best paid salaries for FLT Instructors. This is due to use being surrounded by big cities which are home to large swathes of manufacturing industries.  A potential wage for an FLT Instructor is: £31,342 (information from mysalary.co.uk

Salaries from instructor career

You are basically looking at about £15-20 per hour on average, sound good?

What Qualifications Do I Need?

Skills:  To start your forklift truck instructor career, first and foremost you need the qualifications and experience.  You need to have experience working in the industry to then gain the qualifications.  There are different exam boards but all work towards becoming a fully qualified trainer and make sure you are accredited and able to teach!  Then plan what age range and where you want to teach-company, sub-contracting, the job centre or in colleges (NB.  You WILL need a DBS if you are going to pursue work in colleges. This is due to working with people under the age of 18. There is strict safeguarding policies that need to be adhered to!)

I’ve previously mentioned that the job centre give free training to those out of work if you can justify the need for the skills. So that could be a starting point for those out of work.

Contact Us For Jobs

And finally, if you do have the relevant certification/qualifications, then why not contact Keylift Training who are always on the lookout for instructors and currently have vacancies within the North West for instructors.

Please fill in the contact form on our website and we will get back to you within 48 hours or you can call our team on: 01282 787007.

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