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F-TEC authorised to provide training for forklift apprentices

The Forklift Training Engineering Centre (F-TEC) has been accepted onto the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP), which is administered by the Skills Funding Agency.

It is now authorised to provide training for all forklift truck (FLT) apprentices – including those under the new levy scheme. Explains managing director Karl Baum: “From the ...
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