DS Smith Ltd

DS Smith Ltd offers comprehensive forklift training in Kent, providing individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to operate forklifts safely and efficiently. Accredited by ITSSAR (Independent Training Standards Scheme and Register), DS Smith Ltd ensures that their training programs meet the highest industry standards. With a team of experienced instructors, they offer a range of courses tailored to different skill levels, ensuring that participants receive the training they need to excel in their roles. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced forklift operator, DS Smith Ltd is the go-to provider for top-quality training.

Training is important

Nobody should operate a forklift truck, even on a very occasional basis, if they have not received the appropriate training so it’s reassuring that DS Smith Ltd are fully accredited by ITSARR ensuring you get top level forklift training.


  • Name: DS Smith Ltd
  • Address: Kemsley Mill , Swale Way, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 2TD
  • Region: South and South East

Contact Details

You can contact DS Smith Ltd by emailing or calling 7759121527 or by visiting their website.

Course Levels

Forklift truck courses are available for beginners with no experience, experienced operators who have no formal training, through to those needing refresher training as it’s been a while since they completed their initial training.
  • Novice (Beginner)
  • Experienced (No formal training)
  • Refresher (Renewal)

Forklift Training Costs

Cost vary depending on the training required, previous experience, the size of the group, geographical location etc so please get in touch with your requirements and DS Smith Ltd can provide a prices and costs.This may be a cost you have to cover yourself but there is also a requirement on behalf of employers to train their staff so you might be able to get this cost covered by your place of work.

Group Discounts

Most training providers will offer discounted rates for groups as it’s more cost effective than one-to-one training, but please contact DS Smith Ltd for specifics.


Any training and licensing must be conducted by accredited companies so when choosing your training provider ensure they are accredited. In this case DS Smith Ltd are accredited by ITSARR.

How long does forklift licence/certification last?

Once training has been completed FLT operators should receive credentials, demonstrating that they have successfully completed basic training on the specified category of forklift truck and these will often specify a date by which refresher training should be undertaken.Typically this will be around 3-5 years, when it will be advised to undertake refreshers training to ensure they’re still competent. If you’ve been involved in an accident whilst operating a forklift then it’s advised to undertake training again.