Reach Truck

The Reach Truck is commonly used in industry inside of a warehouse due to its manoeuvrability in the aisles of racking. Operators of the Forklift truck are required to hold a certificate of training which shows they have attended a training course and passed a test to a set national standard.


  • Dependant on skill level, experience and number of candidates

How to Book

  • To book onto a Reach Truck course please call the sales team on 01964 529006 or please complete our on-line contact us form for more details

Course Venue

  • Commercial/ Private premises with access to a Reach Truck.

Through Pastel Training, the Reach Truck refresher or conversion course can count towards 7 Driver CPC Hours';

Note: This course has been approved by the relevant accrediting bodies and complies with both the Health & Safety Executives Guidance HSG6 & Approved Code of Practice L117.

Pastel Training hold RTITB accreditation and are able to offer Forklift truck training at customer premises around the UK.

Course Content

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
  • Operators Safety code
  • Re-fuelling and Re-charging of Gas, Electric or Diesel Reach Truck
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive and hydraulic controls of the Reach Truck
  • Manoeuvring the Reach Truck in open and confined areas
  • Stacking at different levels
  • De-stacking with laden and un-laden pallets

Course Assessment

  • Theoretical assessment of 5 open and 20 multiple choice questions, which can be conducted orally where language barriers or literacy difficulties exist.
  • Practical Test of basic operating skills, confirming skills taught on the Forklift training course

Course Certification:

  • RTITB accredited certificate and credit card style photo ID card - no extra charge all prices are subject to vat