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Forklift Simulator

CHARLIE : Forklift truck simulator for vocational training

CHARLIE™, our forklift truck simulator is a training solution designed to meet the needs of both beginners wishing to learn how to drive a forklift truck, as well as for more experienced forklift operators who have already had the opportunity to handle a forklift truck in real-life conditions.

More than just a simulator, benefit from a solution that allows you to...

Plan & optimize your sessions

Offer an efficient training

Form with a framework & objectives

Measure acquired skills

Guarantee your traceability

Let's work together to integrate 4.0 training into your operations


Our concept is fully integrated into your training processes and becomes a useful everyday tool for everyone in your organization.


With over 15 years' experience in the training sector, we can advise and support you at every stage of the integration process, offering you a complete, customized solution tailored to your operations and objectives.

More than just a simulator, a global solution

Our top-of-the-range simulators are designed to meet the real challenges of training, such as regulatory & legal obligations, evolving certifications and pedagogical-economic efficiency.

Measure learning outcomes and secure your training data

You'll have the tools you need to assess whether your trainees have achieved their learning objectives, and to assess their skills. All this data is centralized and stored to guarantee traceability.

A multitude of themes and scenarios

The product of close collaboration with industry experts and INRS (Institut National de Recherche et de Sécurité | French National Research and Safety Institute), our forklift simulator follows an innovative sequenced pedagogical approach. This teaching method, recognized for its effectiveness, enables gradual progress in mastering complex forklift maneuvers, breaking them down into distinct stages.

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Form your trainees in real-life conditions

Our forklift simulator has a library of themes designed to make forklift operators aware of various constraints:

  • Complex maneuvers
  • Surrounding pedestrians and doorways
  • On-site obstacles, narrow access and slopes
  • Tipping hazard to be checked
  • Compliance with load placement instructions

Measure and track your trainees’ results

During practice, our simulator measures the operator’s skills and efficiency according to various competence criteria, such as :

  • Know how to maneuver the forklift in all situations
  • Anticipating complex situations
  • Read and follow RCI (Rated Capacity Indicator) charts
  • Ensuring truck stability
  • Pick up and set down loads safely and accurately
  • Stacking and unstacking loads
  • Comply with safety standards in a collective workplace
  • Warn when passing through hazardous areas
  • Finding your way around a warehouse
  • Place/load loads in requested location

Assign a course then generate your individual skills assessments and certificates

Our simulators are connected live to our supervision software (GSTA), enabling you to store trainee data and export their results at any time, according to the training path you have assigned them: we have a panel of predefined, turnkey curricula designed for a forklift and logistics training organization.

Replica controls, true to the real thing!


  • A control box with joysticks & buttons
  • Pedals with gas pedal and brake
  • A column with a steering wheel featuring two commodos

Main features

  • Management of fork spacing and inclination
  • Mast height adjustment
  • Translation (lateral movement) of forks
  • Horn for pedestrian warning

CHARLIE™, your training companion

  • Two front screens for optimum perspective during lifting
  • A rear screen for realistic manoeuvring conditions
  • A frame that matches the real-life view of a forklift cab
  • A vibration system for enhanced immersion
  • VR helmet for reach truck training
  • A touch screen for simple, ergonomic navigation

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CHARLIE™: a forklift simulator that complies with training standards

You’ll train right as usual!

CHARLIE™and its Forklift simulation software have been designed on the basis of the most recent training repositories. It is regularly updated in order to keep pace with changes in training standards.

Pre-defined training courses designed with industry experts are offered from our bank of pedagogical themes, according to the training criteria required, training duration or target skills.

Looking for customization? You can also customize your own course to suit your needs, with guidance from us if you wish!


One platform, many machines!

Apart from forklift truck training, do you offer any other training courses?

Our simulation platform is compatible with a wide variety of other machines and vehicles designed and simulated using Acreos know-how. Discover all the possibilities on our dedicated section.


Give your trainees the confidence to drive a forklift on a simulator.

Reduce risk and apprehension!

Form your trainees to drive a forklift truck thanks to an immersive, realistic experience. Your learners will develop the essential skills to operate this machine with confidence. Suitable for all levels, the simulator offers a variety of learning scenarios in a safe environment, with no risk to operators or real equipment.

Designed to guarantee optimum learning progress, our simulator enables precise performance monitoring and objective assessment of acquired skills. Integrated with your traditional practical training courses, it will enhance your professional training offering, bringing an effective and relevant virtual dimension to machine operator training.

With an Acreos simulator, you can also enter the era of economic and eco-responsible training. You can formally justify your environmental impact in terms of reduced fossil fuel use and CO2 emissions.

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Revolutionize your training!

Would you like to find out more?

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