Wight Materials Handling Ltd

Wight Materials Handling Ltd, based in the picturesque Isle of Wight, offers comprehensive forklift training courses that are accredited by ITSSAR. With their expertise and commitment to safety, they provide top-notch training to individuals seeking to enhance their skills in operating forklifts. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced operator, Wight Materials Handling Ltd ensures that their training programs cater to all levels of proficiency. With their British spelling and attention to detail, they are the go-to choice for forklift training on the Isle of Wight.

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 Wight Materials Handling Ltd are fully accredited by ITSARR ensuring you get top level forklift training.


  • Name: Wight Materials Handling Ltd
  • Address: The Old Service Station, Main Road, Shalfleet, Isle Of Wight, PO30 4ND
  • Region: South and South East

Contact Details

You can contact Wight Materials Handling Ltd by emailing [email protected] or calling 01983 520526 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 Wight Materials Handling 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 Wight Materials Handling 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 Wight Materials Handling 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.