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FAQs

Please find our most frequently asked questions below, If you cannot find the answer you are looking for please do not hesitate to contact us.​​

What qualification will I be awarded if I complete training with Small Training Solutions?

We are accredited by different awarding bodies, Depending on what type of course you conduct will determine what awarding body your qualification comes from, Our course pages on this website indicates which awarding body that qualification is.


Do Forklift Operators need training?

Yes. It is a legal requirement that all operators have recognised training for the equipment being used.


​Do Forklift operators need to be retested?

Yes. Under Health & Safety guidelines operators of forklift trucks should be retested at regular intervals, normally every 3 years, this is referred to as refresher training.


​Is there an age requirement for Forklift operators?

Yes. Operators must be over the minimum school leaving age of 16, unless operating in dockyards where the minimum age limit is 18 years old.


​Can training be completed on our company premises?

Yes. On-site training is a good idea, it gives operators practice in their own working environment.


Do Forklift Operators require a driving licence?

​No. A driving licence for a car is not needed unless forklifts are being driven on the public road.