Receiving Funding for Forklift Training01 Nov 2013, by Forklift Training News in
Receiving Funding for Forklift Training
Few can deny that the UK job market has become a little volatile over the past few years making it really difficult to find anything out there that is suitable to your owned skill set. The jobs that are available can often pay less than being on benefits, and the other available jobs require certifications and qualifications that you most likely will not have due to the specific type of qualification required.
Due to this forklift training in Manchester is becoming much more common. If there is one industry which always needs new workers, it is construction and labor. The amount of industrial activity underway in Manchester and across the United Kingdom is absolutely astounding, even in these tough times.
The problem with getting these specific accreditations which open up the job market for you is receiving the training itself. Unfortunately, the majority of these courses cost upwards of a thousand pounds to go on, even if they only last a few days. How are you supposed to get a better career if you cannot afford the training?
Thankfully, it is possible to get funding for forklift training specifically in the United Kingdom. Operation firms are looking for able bodied, hardworking individuals who are prepared to put in the effort to learn and become capable parts of the forklift industry – and there are people who are willing to pay for you to go on these courses.
Online Funding and Grant services may provide the answer you are looking for. http://www.ukbusinessgrants.org are one such company who are happy to help clients receive funding and help when becoming a forklift operator. Forklift operators are in high demand as it is a very niche skill which takes time and patience to learn and master.
Pro-Trainers UK provide a wide range of forklift training courses, spanning a whole range of available machinery. Courses can take up to five days to complete, providing experience to a Novice Forklift driver; the entry level position in most companies. Not only does this give you an actual career to work on for the foreseeable future, but it gives you a platform to improve and receive more funded education in the future.
If a grant or funding application bears no fruit for your current position it may even be worth asking employers if they would be happy to fund your training. If you can provide a solid reason down the track for needing to gain extra education, whether it is to move up the ladder or to benefit the company in the long-term, many businesses are happy to fund your forklift training when you are employed by them.
Getting in the front door is the main thing, and with Pro Trainers-UK you have the opportunity to take a five day course which is difficult and challenging, but at the end of the course you will hold your either ITSSAR or NPORS certification, which allows you to progress in a forklift environment in Manchester and beyond.
Don’t let the fear of being rejected or the lack of funding hold you back any longer – the forklift operator industry is in need of new blood, and if you are willing to put in the time and commitment, you can receive a fully funded education that provides with the chance to really become something and improve your standard of living for the long-term.