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Forklift Training in Somerset


LGS Transport Training provides fully accredited forklift and Mechanical Handling operator training for both novices (having never operated a forklift before) and experienced operators who require qualification or refresher training. We train counterbalance and Telescopic handler lift truck operators and Boom and Scissor lift at our training centre, and are able to train counterbalance, reach, telescopic handler, pivot, VNA, and pallet truck, as well as lorry mounted crane, gantry crane, truck mounted forklift (Moffett), boom and scissor lift at customers’ premises.


The counterbalance lift truck is the most commonly used type of truck and is found in nearly all workplaces which require the use of a lift truck.


Please see below for operator experience descriptions.



  • Novice: For individuals who have no experience whatsoever of operating any kind of lift truck
  • Experienced: For the experienced operator who has practical experience although has never received any formal training or qualification
  • Refresher: This course is designed for operators who wish to refresh their certification following expiry
  • Conversion: For certificated operators of other types of lift truck need only a 2 day conversion to move over to counterbalance

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