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Forklift Training Conversion Course

Conversion Course

Forklift Training Conversion Course

This course is designed for the forklift operator who has holds a current licence to operate a specific forklift type and requires further training to operate on more. For example – current operators of Counter Balance trucks to operate Reach Trucks or operators of Reach Trucks to operate Counter Balance Trucks.

Course Structure:

Day 1

    Theory lesson including Health & Safety, employers & employee’s liabilities
    Safety video
    Daily inspection pre-use check
    Battery care / Refuelling
    Safe operating practice
    Theory test
    Practical skills test

On completion of the forklift training course the trainee will be able to:

    Carry out a daily pre-use check and understand the importance of such checks
    Operate the forklift truck within the safety limits defined by the manufacturer
    Stack and de-stack from various heights with various loads safely
    Manoeuvre a laden forklift truck in a narrow confined area

Maximum number of trainees per course = 3. Duration of One day is needed for this course

Conditions of Booking

Bookings: We will accept telephone bookings, but written or e-mail confirmation is required. Corporate Accounts most welcome.

Payment Terms: Cleared Funds seven days prior to the commencement of the training course.


Cancellations received by us in less than 7 working days will be subject to a cancellation fee.

If our instructors attend your site and are turned away due to lack of facilities/operatives payment will be required in full.

Courses on your Premises: By confirming a booking you are authorising our instructors to use any mechanical handling equipment for training purposes only.

You must also ensure that, for the duration of the course:

    A training area (35 feet x 25 feet approx.) is set aside from the main work area and is free of obstacles.
    Your trainees are always available.
    Your truck is in a safe and fully working condition.
    A room is made available for classroom training purposes and suitably equipped (pens, pencils, paper etc.).
    A supply of empty pallets and various loads are available.


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