DS UK Driver Training

Welcome to DS UK Training

DS UK training provider is one of the leading training providers. It was established in 1999 by Paul Murphy with the aim of providing the highest standard of B+E towing & trailer training, All types of ITSSAR accredited FLT and refresher training on Plant Machinery.

B+E training and the DVSA test

If you passed your car driving test on or after 1 January 1997 you are permitted to: drive a car or van up to 3,500kg maximum authorised mass (MAM) towing a trailer of up to 750kg MAM, tow a trailer over 750kg MAM as long as the combined MAM of the trailer and towing vehicle is no more than 3,500kg.

If you passed on or after 19 January 2013, you can only tow a trailer of 750kg regardless of towing vehicle, you are not entitled by law to the combination weight of both vehicle and trailer.

If you need to tow in excess of 750kg then you need to do a DVSA B+E driving test. DS UK Training can provide training for all drivers from cars to vans or goods vehicles (up to 750 ton).

Forklift Truck training

We are an ITSSAR accredited company providing forklift truck training for all types of trucks. These include counterbalance, pivot steer, reach trucks, Tele-handler and pallet trucks. We can also provide refresher and conversion courses. We maintain high quality levels of training at all times.

We can also provide non-accredited Forklift Training which allows an individual to use the FLT while they remain in your employ. We train individuals of all skill levels, from complete novices to skilled operators requiring re-validation. As a company we have a no-nonsense approach to our training. It is your RESPONSIBILITY as a company manager to make sure you are up to date with the HSE Health & Safety legislation requirements.

Forklift Training Courses

We can provide forklift truck training for all types of trucks. These include counterbalance, pivot steer, reach trucks and pallet trucks. We train individuals of all skill levels, from complete novices to skilled operators. We can also provide refresher and conversion courses too.

Training Services

DS UK Training provide a range of training services from forklift truck to trailer towing. FLT courses are ITSSAR accredited and the trailier towing including a DVSA test

Forklift Truck Training

Forklift truck training may seem like a major investment, but it is one which undoubtedly pays off in terms of the benefits to your business. Not only does appropriate forklift truck training mean that you will meet the necessary health and safety regulations, but it will also give you a more skilled and productive workforce, with less risk of accidental damage to stock, equipment or […]

Trailer Towing Training

Do you need a Category B+E Driving Licence to tow a trailer? B+E training and the DVSA Test   Category B You can drive a car or van up to 3500kb with a trailer up to 750kb. Maximum combined weight of 4250kg.   Category B+E Changes to the licencing law 1st January 1997 mean you can drive a car or van with a trailer as […]

Plant Training

Plant Machinery training includes Ride on Roller, Forward Tipping Dumper and 1 day on-site refresher with ITSSAR accreditation. We offer all types of plant machinery training/assessment which is carried out on your premises. The training combines theory and practical exercises in accordance with Health & Safety Executive Guidelines.   Counterbalance Forklift Truck, Reach Truck & Tel-Handler Training Operator training includes: How to carry out pre-operational […]