All posts by Anne Marshall

A visit to Katharine House Hospice

We have just spent a very interesting morning visiting the Katharine House Hospice in Banbury with the Banbury & District Chamber of Commerce.   As well as being a useful networking event, we were also given a tour of Katharine House and were amazed by the size of the premises and the range ..
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What does a novice course consist of?

In our last blog post we wrote about the types of job that you could do as a forklift driver.  We thought we would now provide an outline on what a novice course consists of:   Theory – trainees will be provided with a pre-course operators’ manual to read before the training takes place. T ..
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New year, new job!

  Learn to drive a forklift truck – join our novice course w/c 29th January 2018   If you’re thinking of a new line of work for the New Year, why not become a forklift driver and acquire a new skill which will enable you to work in a variety of companies.   Forklift drivers &helli ..
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Accidents Change Lives

  Accidents involving forklift trucks change the lives of hundreds of people each year.  Forklift trucks play a hugely important role in so many different industries.  They enable businesses to work productively and efficiently but if driven without proper care and attention these powerful ma ..
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Fancy learning to drive a forklift?

If you are thinking of learning to drive a forklift truck but are not quite sure whether it’s for you then look out for one of our taster courses which will be held regularly throughout 2018 at our training centre near Banbury.   We will advertise the courses on Facebook and our website and t ..
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It’s official, we’ve moved …

It’s now official, we’ve moved into our new premises at Apollo Park, Wroxton and we’re very excited about providing training in our new custom-built premises.   Our Linde lift trucks have been delivered and the racking has been installed.  The blockwork has been painted white which gives ..
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Forking out on Linde Lift Trucks

We have recently bought 4 Linde lift trucks for use in our new training centre at Apollo Park, Wroxton.   Linde Material Handling is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of forklift trucks and warehouse equipment.  In Europe, the company is the market leader with the Linde and Fenwic ..
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2 days in Castle Quay Shopping Centre, Banbury

We were recently invited to take part in a Training and Jobs Fayre in Castle Quay Shopping Centre, Banbury (https://castlequay.co.uk/).   We spent a very interesting two days in Castle Quay on 30th & 31st October 2017.  We had lots of entries for our free prize draw to win a forklift toy a ..
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Our business is picking up

Due to continued growth, we are delighted to announce that we are opening a new purpose-built forklift truck driver training centre at Apollo Park, Wroxton, near Banbury.  It is anticipated that the new training centre will be up and running sometime during November.   Apollo Park is built on ..
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Mounting and Dismounting Forklifts

You might wonder why anyone would write a forklift safety article on something as basic as mounting and dismounting forklifts.   The reason is that many ankle, foot, and knee injuries often occur when climbing in and out of forklifts.  Other common injuries include strained backs and shoulders ..
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