Forklift Instructor

Salary: £25,000 - £28,000

Key Benefits

  • Salary - £25k - £28k per annum
  • 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Your birthday off every year
  • Receive discounts from high street stores, restaurants, health care and travel
  • In work pension scheme
  • Travel expenses reimbursed
  • Continuous CPD

Purpose of job role

To plan, prepare, teach and support a caseload of learners on Forklift Truck Courses across various contracts. This will include RTITB training for the learners to obtain their licence.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • To deliver high quality and innovative teaching and learning sessions to group classes to support learners to achieve their Forklift Truck qualifications
  • Inspire, motivate and raise aspirations of your learners through enthusiasm and knowledge, which ensure good attendance and engages the learner in their programme.
  • Provide on-going information, advice and guidance
  • Develop the learners knowledge of safeguarding, British values, awareness of prevent, equality and diversity and health and safety and wider learning as laid out in OFSTED guidelines, throughout the programme
  • Support and maintain the quality assurance process for assessment, training and verification purposes, in line with Portland Training’s policies and all related awarding body procedures and guidelines

Qualifications/skills required

  • Hold relevant FLT licences and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the work place.
  • RTITB Instructor - desirable but training may be provided
  • Hold a recognised teaching qualification DTTLS/Cert Ed or equivalent - desirable
  • Hold a recognised assessing qualification D32, A1, TAQA, CAVA or equivalent
  • Be able to evidence substantial experience and competency within the sector.
  • Experience delivering FLT and Warehousing courses previously.
  • Confidence in IT skills, is an advantage.
  • Ability to motivate self and learners
  • Ability to use initiative and be flexible in approach
  • Contribute and work well as part of a team


Please email your CV to and if successful we will arrange an interview with you.

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