Barry Meakin Training and Consultancy


Here at Barry Meakin training and consultacy we offer a variety of forklift training courses from the largest forklifts in industry to the smallest forklifts available,  We are also specialists in providing Tow tug & trailer training. All our training courses are offered to operators of all skill levels, novice, Experienced or the important refresher & re-test.

MEWP Courses

MEWP courses are accredited with ITSSAR, we offer the highest standard of training on cherry pickers & scissor lift platforms, which is essential  when working at heights. 

Health & Safety Courses

BMT & C offer many different general health and safety courses with training that is monitored by ITSSAR accrediting body so are to the top level training standards. Courses offered include Abrasive wheels, Manual handling, Working at heights, Safety harness, Confined space, Power cut off saws, Fire warden, Vehicle Marshalling & slinger signaller lets not forget the Gantry crane Slings, Chains, Eye bolts and shackles and othe lifting tackle used throughout industry.

Plant Courses

Need a 360 mini digger ticket?  look no further you are at exactly the right company profile. Here at Barry Meakin Training and consultancy we provide all kinds of plant equipment training, we provide plant training to many independent building companies, local authorities and training is also provided to large and small industries of all kinds, from builders merchants, engineering, food factories such has sugar producers. Plant equipment training is conducted by our highly trained instructors to ITSSAR accreditation on Bobcat skid steer loaders, Rear tipping, front tipping and side tipping Compact site dumpers both rigid and articulated, 360 mini diggers up to 8 Tonne, Lorry loader cranes load shovels, Digger back akters, Gantry cranes & Grass mowers.


We Provide proffessional training services on variety of different  makes and models of materials handling equipment all over the UK to all kinds of industries. We are training providers for many well Known companies, large and small.

Our training standards are monitored by ITSSAR which guarantee the same consistent high standards of training where ever it takes place in the UK. to a laid down national standard.

Courses for Novice Operators, Experienced Operators, Conversion Training, Refresh-Retests, Operator Assessments, Manual handling, Management Safety Awareness, etc. for plant equipment, forklift trucks, Cheery pickers and scissor lifts and many general health and safety courses.

Confidentiality is assured at all times, we never discuss our customers or there products with anyone.

We try to be flexible with training to suit your shift patterns & needs. We work with you, not against you, however we do work strictly within our terms and conditions.

We operate an all inclusive fixed price daily rate at affordable, sensible prices which are competitive to the largest training providers, without any comprimise in quality of service (Extended day rates are charged according to hours extended) Weekend training is also available.

A very important part of our service is our archive, where records of training are kept safe for up to  three years and can be made instantly available should they be needed as proof of training this archive includes original certificates, theory test papers, training notes, practical test papers and photographs of operators

Training certification, & licence.

Barry Meakin Training & Consultancy  a family run business who are experts in the field of providing forklift truck training and materials handling and plant equipment training services in the United Kingdom. Our training courses are tailored to your needs and provide the highest level of training and instruction, if you are issued with our certificates and licence you should have everything you require for employment anywhere in Europe. Accredited by ITSSAR a founder member of the accrediting bodies association recognised by the HSE and employers liability insurers.

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