Accreditations and Associations
We always work in partnership with the leading associations and accrediting bodies in each training category in which we operate:
The Association of Industrial Truck Trainers represent and monitor the leading fork lift truck manufacturers and training companies in the workplace transport industry. The association is also a founder member of the Accrediting Bodies Association - Workplace Transport (ABA). We offer a wide range of operator and management courses under the AITT accreditation, delivered to their high standards.
The Road Transport Industry Training Board is a standard widely used in the road transport and warehousing industry. RTITB is another of the founding members of the Accrediting Bodies Association - Workplace Transport (ABA). We fully comply with RTITB standards and hold regular instructor courses under this accreditation scheme at our Bromsgrove centre.
The Fork Lift Truck Association is the most representative body of its kind in Europe, existing to raise standards in the materials handling industry, protect the interests of consumers and enhance safety and productivity. We have been thoroughly assessed and are full corporate members of the FLTA.
UKWA is Britain’s leading trade organisation for logistics, with members ranging from warehousing and logistics providers to manufacturers, end users and suppliers to the industry. Since 1944, they've been promoting best practice and working to protect and advance the interests of their members. Mentor are Associate Members of the UKWA and their Affinity Partner for workplace transport training.
IOSH are the biggest health and safety membership organisation in the world and the only Chartered body for health and safety professionals. They are also a world leader in health and safety training with over 130,000 people taking courses yearly. We deliver several IOSH-approved courses, including IOSH Managing Safely Forklift Operations, which has a Mentor-designed module developed specifically for managers overseeing forklift operations.
The Association of Lorry Loader Manufacturers and Importers are the UK's only trade association devoted to lorry loaders, running both a training accreditation service and a standards body for the lorry loader industry. We currently have over 40 instructors who are approved to deliver ALLMI training.
The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association is established as the leading representative body for all those involved in the lifting industry worldwide. We were pleased to be the first company to have their training course meet the necessary quality standards to become accredited by LEEA.
The International Powered Access Federation promote the safe use of access platforms. IPAF is the standard for training and has a rigorous selection and accreditation scheme for its members. The IPAF training standard and PAL (Powered Access Licence) card are recognised and accepted in over 25 countries worldwide. Mentor have been a fully accredited IPAF training provider since 2003; IPAF training courses are delivered by Mentor Training Solutions.
The Driver Certificate of Professional Competence is for LGV and PCV drivers who drive professionally throughout Europe and has been a legal requirement under European Law since 2008/9. The scheme aims to improve the knowledge and skills of professional drivers, with current legislation requiring them to undertake 35 hours of CPC qualifying training every 5 years. Mentor offer Driver CPC training alongside our lorry loader training courses.
The ISO 9001 (British Assessment Bureau) quality standard is recognised worldwide. Organisations registered to this standard, like Mentor, are required to demonstrate that they have a quality management system in place to ensure consistency and continuous improvement.