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Conversion Course

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

  • Introduction
  • 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.