Forklift Training Beginner / Novice

ISM Training Services specialise in providing accredited training for both private and business customers to ensure they receive their Forklift Certification. This Course is recommended for beginners/novices to the industry who have little or no experience in operating Fork-Lifts. We provide different options in learning to drive the different types of Fork-Trucks (see options below). Certificates and Licences are included. Upon successful completion of an ISM Fork-Lift Course, our in-house Recruitment Team have numerous jobs available at some of the largest Warehouses throughout Dublin and the rest of the Country.

We provide two of the largest purpose-built Forklift Training Centres for dedicated training, fully equipped with the latest Counter-Balance Trucks, Reach Trucks, Bendi-Trucks and Power Pallet Trucks. All ISM Forklift and Warehouse Training is accredited and approved by the RTITB, IIPMM and SOLAS. Our Centres are located in Tallaght, Dublin 24 (Broomhill Business Complex) and Finglas, Dublin 11 (Jamestown Business Centre).

We also provide MEWP Training at these Centres, which are equipped with the latest Genie Scissor-Lifts and Telescopic Booms – see our MEWP webpage for detailed information.

All ISM Fork-Lift Truck Trainers are fully qualified and registered by the RTITB and IIPMM.

Approved Novice / Beginner Courses

  • €500 – Counter-Balance/Reach Truck/Power Pallet Truck (special offer)
  • €395 – Counter Balance / Power Pallet Truck.
  • €395 – Reach Truck / Power Pallet Truck.
  • €100 – Power Pallet Truck.

Benefits Of Training

  • Comply with Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 1989
  • Prevent Accidents in the workplace
  • Reduced Damaged goods in the workplace
  • Improves Drivers skills and techniques
  • Under the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 1989, it is the duty of an employer to ensure the health and safety at work of all employees and to provide relevant training to that end.

Additional Information

Suitable for all novice drivers or for drivers with little or no experience; at the end of this course you will receive an Approved Certificate providing you achieve the required standard in both the practical and theoretical tests.
All ISM Forklift Training Courses consist of both Theory and Practical Training:

Theory Training:

  • Operators safety code (included free)
  • Daily inspections
  • Hydraulic systems
  • Operating practices
  • Video on safe fork lift operation
  • Feedback

Practical Training:

  • Introduction to the forklift truck
  • Controls and instruments
  • Daily inspection, take over and maintenance
  • Starting, stopping and steering
  • Simple corners and maneuvering
  • Handling pallets
  • Maneuvering in confined space/ skills test
Upon successfully completing your Training Course, you will receive an ISM Certificate and Operators Card. We now issue credit card style Operators Cards at no extra cost.
ISM Fork-Lift Training Centre (Northside), Jamestown Road, Finglas, Dublin 11

ISM Fork-Lift Training Centre (Southside), Broomhill Road, Tallaght, Dublin 24

Both Training Centres are located just off the M50, serviced by multiple bus routes

For more information or to make a booking call us now on 01-864 1790. You can also email


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