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Staff member explaining forklift safety to visitors

Alcohol Interlocks deliver reduced risk for material handling incidents and accidents

F-TEC are trialling the use of a breath alcohol Interlock. The Lion DS-25RS was designed, developed and manufactured by Lion Laboratories Ltd. It interrupts the signal from the ignition to the starter until a valid driver’s breath sample is provided.

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Top UK training facility, F-TEC choose redheadPR to make an impact

Wiltshire-based redheadPR, the dynamic independent public relations consultancy, has confirmed a long-term campaign with Forklift Training Engineering Centre (F-TEC), the dedicated training facility.

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Graham Hughes

TVH SHOWS NEW SOLUTIONS AS THE BEER FLOWS

Parts supplier TVH maintained its high visibility at IMHX with its busy hospitality area well supplied with Belgian beer.

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Geoff Wall trainer F-Tec

Geoff Wall Trainer at F-TEC

Geoff Wall is the latest trainer recruited by F-Tec (the dedicated training facility). He will be teaching new apprentices and help them qualify as forklift engineers.

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Mature training at F-Tec

IMHX 2019 sees the launch of F-TEC Benchmark

F-Tec’s recruitment and benchmarking tool for the forklift truck industry is a confidential online assessment tool open to employers, engineers, manufacturers and technicians

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Karl Baum Managing Director

F-TEC to make an impact at IMHX 2019

The Forklift Training Engineering Centre (F-TEC), the dedicated training facility, will be exhibiting at IMHX between 24-27 September 2019. Not only that, but they will launch their new service, Pro-TEC.

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F-Tec celebrating three years in business

F-TEC Celebrates Three Years in Business

Kevin Bentham senior trainer, Karl Baum MD F-Tec, Justin Tomlinson MP celebrating three years of F-Tec in business, delivering training to companies across the UK and Europe, from independent companies with one or two engineers to manufacturers with hundreds of engineers

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New apprentice training on lift trucks

New apprenticeship standard agreed for lift truck and powered access technicians

In a major new development for the sector, a Level 3 Lift Truck and Powered Access Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard and end point assessment (EPA) have been approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education.

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F-Tec celebrating a strong performance

Dramatic growth in training within the fork truck sector

F-TEC, the forklift industry’s dedicated training centre, has revealed record-breaking figures for the first quarter of 2019.

The remarkable start to the year has seen a 50% expansion in the centre’s training capacity, double-digit growth in the number of apprentices, a dramatic increase in the number of engineers attending courses, a doubling in the number of trainers and investment by industry partners including Crown, TVH and B&B Attachments of more than £330,000 in new and refurbished equipment.

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Level-4-graduates

The next generation of engineers

Graduation of young engineers collecting a certificate in Advanced Automotive Studies for Master Technicians.

From the graduating class of seven, four were in attendance to collect their Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Automotive Studies for Master Technicians from television host Mark Durden-Smith.

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