F-TEC to make an impact at IMHX 2019


The Forklift Training Engineering Centre (F-TEC), the dedicated training facility, will be exhibiting at IMHX between 24-27 September 2019. It will also launch its new service, Pro-TEC.

Pro-TEC, the professional register of forklift truck (FLT) technicians, is the first of its kind and will be recognisable within the industry as a definable skills standard.

“We’re excited to be launching Pro-TEC. Pro-TEC has been created specifically for engineers and technicians working within the forklift truck industry. Pro-TEC will deliver a nationally approved set of standards for forklift technicians that provides consistency across the industry, allowing employers to recruit with confidence and optimise staff development.” said Karl Baum, managing director, F-TEC.

Karl Baum has also been invited to speak within the Skills Zone on Wednesday 25 September 2019, 10.45 am - 11:30 am. Here, he will present on how F-TEC is ‘Shaking Up the Forklift Sector’.

As well as the exciting new launch, F-TEC, its team and its apprentices will be on stand TL16 to talk about their services, training and courses, which includes:

  • Advanced Courses -Accredited courses at Level 4 or above, designed to expand engineer’s knowledge and increase diagnostic ability to maximise efficiency
  • Apprenticeship Training -F-TEC deliver high quality training programmes at level 2 & 3 to produce competent engineers. They pride themselves on a 94% pass rate. The industry standard is 67%
  • Bespoke Training - F-TEC create tailor made programmes to meet specific needs
  • Service Engineer Development - With over 20 short courses from Introduction to Electrics to Thorough Inspection, F-TEC provide courses to help engineers to upskill

"We’re looking forward to attending and exhibiting at IMHX. This show, which takes place every four years, is the largest in the industry and provides the perfect platform for us to demonstrate the offering of F-TEC and its services.” said Karl.

IMHX is the UK's largest logistics, supply chain and materials handling event. It takes place at the NEC Birmingham 24-27 September.

A joint venture of the forklift industry’s leading trade associations, BITA (British Industrial Truck Association), and the FLTA (ForkLift Truck Association), F-TEC was created to address the training needs of the forklift truck industry. Working with some of the leading manufacturers in the industry and over 40 independent companies, F-TEC delivers training designed by the industry, for the industry.

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