Under the ACOPS (Approved Code of Practice L117) all forklift training has to be delivered by an accredited approved instructor.
The benefits of on site training is that it ticks all the boxes, Operator training should always include 3 stages:
Basic Training: The basic skills and knowledge required to operate a lift truck safely and efficiently.
Specific Job Training: Knowledge and understanding of the operating principles and controls of the lift truck to be used and how it will be used in their workplace.
Familiarisation Training: Applying what has been learnt, under normal working conditions, on the job
An In House Certificate is only recognised in house on the site the training has taken place, it is not transferable to another business as the training has not been registered with an accrediting body,or delivered on behalf of an Accredited Training Body.