Driver Training Instructor

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 7 days ago

Reference 1350696

 Job Description

The purpose of the driver training instructor is to offer our client base a training solution via our “Briggs Training Academy” to effectively position Briggs Equipment as the only complete solutions provider in the materials handling industry.

Key Activities:

  • Develop and deliver driver forklift, powered access and general plant driver training courses to Briggs customers, engineers and apprentices.

  • Develop and communicate training courses to customers, working closely with Sales, Truckcare and Service Staff.

  • Supervise all training courses to maintain safety of all involved and maximise learning, revenue and profit.

  • Keep all training courses current with latest government safety standards and policies / procedures.

  • Maintain product knowledge on product responsibilities.

  • Develop training plan to deliver latest and most up to date training.

  • Responsible for scheduling and selling training to clients / customers.

  • Coordinate classroom availability with the appropriate people.

  • Collate / design appropriate literature for training courses working within budget.

  • Design, build and maintain appropriate training area / aids.

  • Develop knowledge evaluation questions to keep the training needs and knowledge evaluation question bank up to date.

  • Maintain confidentiality on Briggs initiatives.

Knowledge/ Skills/ Experience:

  • Ability to work as part of a team and have a desire to promote Briggs Training Academy excellence.

  • Excellent communicator to internal and external customer groups.

  • Good levels of numeracy / literacy and PC skills.

  • Possess a current driving licence.

  • Demonstrates customer service delivery ethos in previous experience and values.

  • Solutions based approach to dealing with training.

  • Trained, tested and certified as an ITSSAR Fork Lift Truck instructor.


    • Trained, tested and certified to an instructor qualification of the following:

    • Forklift all categories, Telehandler, rough terrain trucks, pedestrian and MEWPs.

    • Lifting gears, cranes, overhead cranes, rider and remote and slinging.


    • Abrasive wheels, tower scaffolds and vehicle banksman, Lorry Loader, Plant

    • Manual handling and working at height

  • Work based training assessment

  • High level organisational skills

  • Training Delivery knowledge and experience

  • Product knowledge (forktrucks / Powered Access and General Plant)

  • Testing, classroom and interviewing skills