Plant Training

Down Forklift Training Ltd have recently opened a new Plant Training Area, located at our new premises in County Down.

Plant courses typically run as follows:

10-day course - novice operator

5-day course - experienced operator (never formally tested)

3-day course - experienced operator (licence lapsed)

1-day refresher course - operator requiring re-certification


We carry out training for the following:

On Our Site

  • 360 Excavator (above 10 tonne)
  • 360 Excavator (below 10 tonne)
  • Midi Excavator
  • Mini Excavator
  • 7 Tonne Forward Tipping Dumper
  • Banksman
  • Road Roller
  • Slinger/Banksman (2-day Course)
  • Slinger/Banksman Appointed Person Course
  • Site Safety Awareness Training (CSR Equivalent)
  • Telescopic Handler
  • Site Safety Supervisor


On Your Site

  • Mobile Crane
  • Crawler Crane
  • Rough Terrain Forklift
  • Lorry Loader
  • Mobile Elevated Working Platforms
  • 180 Back Hoe
  • Safety Harness Training
  • Skidsteer
  • Dozer
  • Loading Shovel
  • Mounty
  • Rear Tipping Dumper
  • Grader