Specialists in Forklift & First Aid Training, located in Norwich, Norfolk and operating throughout the UK

Forklift Operator Training

Shield offers a full range of forklift training courses, all to the nationally recognised RTITB standard. Our forklift operator training is carried out by Accredited Instructors – all of which are fully insured and compliant to train on site

Loyalty System

At Shield H&S, we want to reward our customers for using us as their preferred supplier. As soon as you book your first course with us, whether it’s a Forklift Training Courses or a Health & Safety Courses, we automatically create a loyalty account for you.

Training Courses

Shield Health and Safety prides itself on its customer focus and with its friendly approach to its clients as well as a unique loyalty system, there’s always a reason to use us for your training needs.

Shield Health & Safety, experts in Fork truck training and
First Aid training in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Welcome to Shield Health & Safety

At Shield Health and Safety our focus is to offer our clients a cost effective and bespoke solution to all of its Health & Safety training requirements. Based in Norwich Norfolk and operating throughout East Anglia, Ipswich and the UK, our personalised yet professional service caters for largest and smallest of organisations, from forklift operator training courses to First Aid training.

Shield only employs fully qualified (RTITB Accredited), experienced instructors all with the same passion in providing a unique training experience. Shield Health and Safety prides itself on its customer focus and with its friendly approach to its clients as well as a unique loyalty system, there’s always a reason to use us for both your Forklift Training requirements and your Health & Safety training needs.

Health & Safety Courses

Testimonials and Certifications

Latest News/Blog

Our training suite has a wide range of courses available, and we would like to give you an insight into one of them each week.

This week the in insight starts with a spotlight is on our 3-day Novice forklift training. Our RTITB/AITT Forklift Novice Course is designed for delegates with no forklift experience whatsoever and wish to attain an accredited certificate.  Operators who have no experience of operating the forklift truck and had no formal training and are wishing to gain the RTITB/AITT approved certificate. The course provides delegates with the required skills and knowledge that are essential in the safe use and operation of Forklift driving.

The course covers:

  • Introduction to the forklift Identification of truck parts
  • Controls and instruments Starting, moving and stopping the truck
  • Steering and driving, empty and loaded.
  • Hydraulic system
  • Weight assessment and stability
  • Handling loaded and unloaded pallets.
  • Driving on and off ramps Vehicle loading and unloading.
  • Truck inspection and maintenance
  • Operator’s safety code Testing to RTITB/AITT standards.


To book this course or any other course in our range, please call us on +44 (0)1508 578844 or email enquires@shieldhealthandsafety.co.uk

New Team Member

Shield Health & Safety would like to introduce its newest instructor Darren to the team!

Its good to have you on board Darren we are looking to to getting you started, Welcome

Shield Are Looking For Instructors

Exciting times, we are looking for some more forklift instructors to join the Shield Health & Safety team Please get in touch if you think you could be our next instructor.

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So here we are, at the end of 2020…….

As we reach the tail end of what has been a very difficult year for many businesses, Shield Health & Safety would like to say a massive thank-you to its clients for the continued trade throughout 2020.

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Shield Welcomes New Sales Manager

Shield Health and Safety would like to officially welcome Roger Taylor as its new Sales Manager.

Roger's background in Health & Safety Training and his first rate customer focus makes him an invaluable member of the Shield Team and we wish him all the best. 

For any training enquiries or if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Roger or another member of the team on 01508 578844.

New Instructors Required

Shield Health & Safety are currently looking for Employed & Self-employed Forklift Instructors to join its growing team.

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Why Accredited Training?

Carrying out any type of training, such as Forklift or Pallet Trucks to delegates that have never had any formal guidance in correct usage is a legal requirement.

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Shield Health and Safety Instructor Positions

Shield Health & Safety are currently looking to recruit experienced self employed forklift instructors to join a busy and dynamic team, Successful applicants will be involved in delivering RTITB accredited training throughout East Anglia at multiple locations. All presentations and paperwork will be provided by Shield

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Why refresh your existing Forklift Certificate?

Obtaining your forklift licence is the ultimate aim for you if you are looking to further your career within this industry. It is the mark of someone who can not only drive a forklift but drive it securely, efficiently and in a professional manner.

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Norfolk Voice Magazine

Shield Health & Safety will feature in the Norfolk Voices Health and Safety issue.

Be sure to keep an eye out for it, as well as Shields Forklift Refresher blog that should be making an appearance in the magazine!

Mulbarton Wanderers Ad.

Shield Health & Safety are happy to announce they have again sponsored its local up and coming football team The Mulbarton Wanderers. Shield will feature in its match pamphlet at every home game, as well as owning a spot on the teams sponsorship boards.

Good luck to the team this year who are already flying high!