10 day Novice Instructor course
• 12 day Extended Novice Course
• 4/5 day Instructor Re-Registration
• 5 day direct Entry
• 5 day Instructional Techniques
ProFork Training ltd is accredited under
the Independent Training Standards Scheme and Register (ITSSAR)
to arrange and deliver professional Instructor Training at our
training centre in Leicestershire.
Upon successful completion of the course candidates will become
ITSSAR Registered Cat1 Instructors on any Fork Lift Truck or
Mechanical Handling Equipment they hold Certification for as
Operators. (This qualification enables him to train for any
company he is EMPLOYED by.) Should he wish to train commercially
he would need to gain Cat 2 status which involves further monitoring
by the Accrediting body.
This lasts for a period of 5 years at which time they will have
to undergo a Re-registration course.
“A good Instructor will need to be; Literate,
Articulate And Numerate”. (HSE ACOPS L117)
He must adopt an enthusiastic approach to every lesson, will
thoroughly research the subject matter, simplify the difficult
areas to be taught and set a good example by a confident attitude
and a fair, firm, but friendly approach to the trainee. He will
always endeavour to see each problem through the eyes of the
individual members of the course. He should also have good solid
experience as an operator. These points should be borne in mind
when selecting potential instructors.
have licence for “course truck” (Usually Counterbalance
but almost any type can be organised) from preferably an Accredited
We are able to offer advice regarding the selection of suitable
candidates and carry out any necessary pre-course testing if
To make an enquiry you can use the enquiry service or just E
mail me at JimStowe@Profork.com
or why not just ring me on 0775 2847195 at any reasonable time.
Truck Familiarisation and Testing to Instructor Standard
Health & Safety at Work Act
Approved Codes of Practice
Setting up and conducting Skills tests
Analysing test results
Basic report writing
Certification and Authorisation
• Qualities of a Good Instructor
Principles of Instruction-
Skills Analysis and Planning Lessons
Selection and use of visual aids
Question and answer technique
The course is highly participative and takes the form
of role play. Candidates will be expected to take part
in all activities and can expect to be preparing lessons
in the evening as the award of the qualification is
based mainly on assessed performance. Throughout the
course the candidates' progress will be assessed and
he/she will receive regular feedback.
Our Course Tutor is a very experienced
Industrial Trainer, who has successfully trained many
new instructors to the standards required by ITSSAR
and other accrediting bodies.
Initially the candidate will need to deliver a practical
test result to Instructor level (25 Points) following
Ongoing the candidate must pass 8 Assessments
1, 2+3 Knowledge examinations based on the course content.
55 multi choice 5 Written Questions.
4. Conduct a classroom lesson
5. Conduct a practical demonstration
6. Conduct a practical lesson
7. Construct and conduct a practical test
8. Write an end of course report
examinations are scheduled at various stages during
the course and time is available for further practice
and retakes if necessary.
Should a candidate be referred on any of their assessments
they may “Bank” those passed and retrain
to achieve the required standard.
All examinations are assessed by the course tutor and
during the course the tutor will be monitored by an
ITSSAR monitor to ensure the necessary standards are
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