Training and Testing NI

Training and Testing NI, based in Ballymena, offers comprehensive forklift training that is accredited by ITSSAR. With their expertise and experience in the field, they provide top-notch training to individuals seeking to enhance their forklift operating skills. Their courses are designed to meet industry standards and ensure that participants are equipped with the necessary knowledge and practical skills to operate forklifts safely and efficiently. Whether you are a beginner or looking to refresh your skills, Training and Testing NI is the go-to provider for professional forklift 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 Training and Testing NI are fully accredited by ITSARR ensuring you get top level forklift training.


  • Name: Training and Testing NI
  • Address: 139 Whiteides Road, Ballymena, BT42 2JG
  • Region: Northern Ireland

Contact Details

You can contact Training and Testing NI by emailing or calling 02825 632142 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 Training and Testing NI 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 Training and Testing NI 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 Training and Testing NI 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.