Ambition Employability – Warehousing & Forklift Truck Sector-based Work Academy

Telford College have been running Warehouse & Forklift Truck Sector-Based Work Academies in partnership with Jobcentre Plus since 2014.  Our aim is to support jobseekers into the industry through providing relevant nationally-recognised vocational qualifications, alongside fully-funded forklift truck (FLT) training to secure either a Counterbalance or Reach FLT licence.

We work with a large number of local employers and agencies, meaning our students have the best chances of successfully moving into sustainable employment.

Entry Requirements

  • Over 19 years of age (as of 31/08/2020) and actively seeking employment
  • In receipt of Universal Credit, Jobseeker’s Allowance, or Employment Support Allowance (Work Related Activity Group only)
  • If you are employed and earn less than £17,004 per year you may be eligible for funding – please contact for more information

To find out more information on this training please contact the Employability team on 01952 642391
or email us at