Mentor Training provides nationwide operator and instructor training

Mentor appoints new Commercial Director

We are very pleased to welcome Adam Smith as Mentor’s new Commercial Director. With a wealth of experience in workplace transport training, including his most recent role as Managing Director of AITT, Adam brings with him extensive knowledge of MHE types and training requirements. Having worked with end users, training providers, instructors and manufacturers, he […]

National Forklift Safety Day 2021

The UK Material Handling Association (UKMHA) is urging businesses to get involved in National Forklift Safety Day 2021, taking place Tuesday 8th June. This year’s campaign theme is the importance of accredited Thorough Examination, accompanying updated GN28 guidance from UKMHA founder member BITA, regards examinations and safety inspections. You can get involved by visiting the […]

IPAF launches digital licences

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has launched an ePAL digital wallet to allow delegates on accredited training courses paperless access to important documentation. Available via a free app, delegates can store digital versions of their PAL (Powered Access Licence) cards, which provide confirmation of training, as well as new digital log-books to record practical […]

Mentor COVID-19 Business Update

We would like to provide further reassurance that we continue to safely deliver training, at customer sites nationwide and at our own training centres, in line with the latest government advice. Mentor remains fully functional, with offices open and contactable and some staff working from home. Regarding our training courses, the instructors carrying these out […]

Updated forklift training courses enhance learning experience

We’re pleased to announce that we have further developed our range of lift truck operator courses to continue to enhance the learning experience for delegates nationwide. At Mentor, we’ve always taken pride in the quality of our courses – not only are they accredited by leading bodies, they undergo rigorous internal development prior to release […]

New Safety Harness & VNA Rescue Course

We’ve launched a brand new Safety Harness & VNA Rescue course to provide operators a safe method of evacuation from trucks stuck in aisles at height. Created in response to demand, the course prepares operators for a ‘basket to basket’ escape into a rescue vehicle, should their truck break down in an aisle with the […]

ABA update forklift testing standards

The Accrediting Bodies Association for Workplace Transport has revised testing standards for several categories of forklift trucks, due to become mandatory from 1st April 2021. Medium and high level order pickers – E1/2 Standards for medium and high level order pickers have been updated, incorporating feedback from industry to ensure the test meets the needs […]

HSE guidance on lift truck training & COVID precautions

Following the announcement of the latest national lockdown, the HSE has confirmed its stance on the continuation of lift truck training at this time. The guidance reiterates that employers must continue to ensure that staff are trained and competent to operate any industrial lift truck equipment that they use, and that until this training has […]