THTS (Tim Hughes Training Services)

THTS (Tim Hughes Training Services), based in Merseyside, offers accredited forklift training services. With a focus on safety and efficiency, THTS provides comprehensive training programs to equip individuals with the necessary skills to operate forklifts effectively. Accredited by ITSSAR (Independent Training Standards Scheme and Register), THTS ensures that their training meets the highest industry standards. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced forklift operator, THTS offers tailored courses to suit your needs and help you enhance your professional capabilities.

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 THTS (Tim Hughes Training Services) are fully accredited by ITSARR ensuring you get top level forklift training.


  • Name: THTS (Tim Hughes Training Services)
  • Address: 15 Ilsley Close, Upton Wirral, Merseyside, CH49 6PX
  • Region: North West

Contact Details

You can contact THTS (Tim Hughes Training Services) by emailing or calling 7999999100 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 THTS (Tim Hughes Training Services) 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 THTS (Tim Hughes Training Services) 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 THTS (Tim Hughes Training Services) 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.