Continuing the M’s in our series of short blogs looking at the A to Z of courses we do, we come to Multi Directional Lift Truck.  The Versatile Multi directional Forklift offers an advantage of counterbalance, side loading & narrow aisle access, and as such our training is available in these three separate variations, so the course is specific for your lift truck.

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Course ratios – Multi Directional Lift Truck

The course durations, training and testing ratios are

Novices : 1 – 5 days for 3 Delegates

Refresher & Test : 1 day, up to 3 delegates

Experienced Worker Tests (EWT) : 1 day for up to 4 delegates.

Here is a link to the course blog, containing all the information you need to know about the training we can offer.

NPORS N135  – ABA Groupings

M1 Multi directional Counterbalanced

M2 Multi directional Side Loader

M3 Multi directional Reach


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Upon successful completion of the course the candidates will received a Kentra Training ID card (credit card size) detailing the course completed.

In addition, we have the option to register the training with our Awarding Body NPORS.   If your candidates are working offsite or on other peoples premises a recognised Awarding Body membership maybe advantageous. Prior to training we would apply to NPORS to register the course and upon successful completion of the course we would apply for the candidates 5 year membership with the NPORS scheme.

Training locations

At Kentra we have always provided on-site training, coming to you and delivering the training in your own space.

Multi Directional Lift Truck Course Requirements

A room for the theory session and a safe area for the practical session with use of the lift truck.

3 palletised loads.

Attachments on site if they require these on their certification.

External transport such as Lorry – Van – Trailer etc if assessment on loading and unloading is applicable.

LOLER certification required.

All equipment to be in good working order.

How we can help

Speaking of help, at Kentra we like to assist our clients with helping to arrange your training needs.  We have customers from all walks of life, self employed lone workers to multi national blue chip companies and its a pleasure to talk to you all.   If you would like more information about the courses we offer, click HERE for a link to our brochure or please  get in touch and let us help you though.

The Kentra Training Team

01606 832 556.

Multi Directional Lift Truck

Established Feb 1997 – Proud to be celebrating 25 years delivering quality training.

Our Awarding Body is National Plant Operators Registration Scheme (NPORS)

More details on Lift Truck courses

We have also written a couple of blogs about general lift truck courses Lets talk Forklift Truck Training and What we do – Part 1 Lift Truck Training  both these blogs contain more information about the training available with us.