Mechanical Handling Equipment (MHE) training

Mechanical Handling EquipmentWe offer a range of vocational training courses ideal for:

• Individuals looking to enhance their CVs
• Self-employed people looking to build their skills
• Employers looking to train one or more staff

Our courses include:

Fork Lift Trucks
HIAB Lorry Mounted Crane
Banksman / Slinger
Loading Shovel & Wheeled Loader
Mobile Elevated Working Platforms (MEWP) – Scissor lift, Cherry picker
Scissor lift, Cherry picker
Slinger – signaller 
Telescopic handlers
• Bendi / Pivot steer
• Side loader
• Order picker
• Overhead Crane (Pendant and Remote)
• Pedestrian Pallet Trucks (Powered and unpowered)
• Low level order pickers incl. ride on

Awarding Body

TOPS Training
We deliver a variety of accredited vocational training courses.

All our training is accredited under the national Trained Operator Passport Scheme (TOPS).

Guided Learning Hours

The Vocational Training Courses are made up of Modules which, are made up of a variety of Learning Units.

Each Unit equates to 10 GLH Guided Learning Hours (Delivery Time). These Units then build into Modules – the Module may comprise of 2 – 4 Units. Modules then build into Programmes or Courses with a specified number of Units to be achieved to give the learner a specific qualification either an Award, a Certificate or a Diploma, in their chosen subject.

The recommended notional learning time for one unit credit is 10 hours. The total recommended guided learning hours for the qualifications are shown in the table opposite.

Some learners will be able to achieve these units in a shorter time, other learners; particularly those with a learning difficulty and/or disability additional requirements, may take much longer.