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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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F-TEC expand training team

The industry’s only dedicated training facility F-TEC has hired two new trainers to join their team.

As the only approved training centre for this industry, the Forklift Training Engineering Centre (F-TEC) deliver top-of-the-range training courses for engineers and non-engineers, designed specifically to meet the needs of the forklift industry.

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UK first for F-TEC

Leading parts supplier and training partner TVH has loaned F-TEC two unique simulators from its training centre in Belgium. The equipment was designed and built by TVH engineer degree course students to simulate the hydraulic systems found on a forklift truck.

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Pick of young forklift engineers graduate in style

The best of Britain’s young forklift service engineers have been honoured in a graduation ceremony hosted by the British Industrial Truck Association (BITA) in the magnificent surroundings of Hoar Cross Hall in Burton on Trent.

Four graduates attended the ceremony, representing an inaugural class of eight, all of whom achieved the advanced levels of specialist technical knowledge, understanding and practical skills to gain the Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Automotive Studies for Master Technicians – Lift Truck

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