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Forklift Driving Taster Session – Saturday 21st April 2018

We are holding our third free forklift driving taster session this Saturday, 21st April and there are still a couple of places left if you know anyone who might be interested.   This session may suit people who are currently out of work and looking for employment or those already in employment ..
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Stackers Training – where we train

Stackers Training in Banbury, Bicester, Oxford and throughout the UK Stackers Training provides forklift training throughout the UK but the majority of our customers are situated around Banbury, Bicester and Oxford.   Oxford, the city of dreaming Spires, is famous all over the world. The city i ..
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Lifting capacities and load centres – what you need to know

Load plate of forklift truck
As a trained forklift driver you should be aware of your truck’s lifting capacity.  This information can be found on the load plate / capacity plate of your truck.  You should also be able to work out your truck’s capacity using different load centres.   Load centre refers to the centre o ..
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Vehicle loading and unloading – what you need to know

  Before you start loading you need to ensure the vehicle / trailer is on firm, level ground, the brakes are applied and there is sufficient room for you to access both sides of the vehicle with your forklift truck.   If the driver is present you should obtain the vehicle keys from him until ..
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RTITB Regional Members Meeting

  On Monday 19th February we attended the RTITB (Road Transport Industry Training Board) 2018 Regional Members Meeting at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Milton Keynes.  This was a very useful morning updating us on the latest industry developments and it was good to have the opportunity to m ..
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Mobile Elevating Work Platforms – what you need to know

The main types of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPS) used in industry are the Articulated Boom (Cherry Picker) and the Scissor Lift.  We provide training on both machines and carried out our first on site Cherry Picker training course last week.   The dangers tend to arise from operation ..
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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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