Counterbalance or Reach Lift Truck Conversion

Creating flexibility and adaptability to operators’ capabilities

Who is it for?

Having the flexibility to switch between reach and counterbalance trucks can be an invaluable asset in business. This course is designed for experienced operators who need to develop the skills and competence to switch between the two types of truck.

What will I learn?
  • The key differences between the safe operation of counterbalance and reach trucks
  • Operate either truck in a safe and efficient manner
  • Apply the Operators’ Safety Code and be aware of their legal responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act

Course Details

  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Member: £578
  • Non-Member: £680

All fees subject to VAT

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Course Overview
  • Introduction to the lift truck
  • Operators’ user checks
  • Recording the defects
  • Lift truck stability
  • Operators’ Safety Code
  • Basic driving skills - operator practice
  • Operating practice, including stacking and de-stacking in varying conditions


Our courses are accredited by ITSSAR and/or NPORS. The conversion course will cover the basic operating skills required by the HSE and makes the transition between the two types of truck a smooth and safe process. To achieve a full certificate, delegates must pass all theory papers and practical assessments.

Course Dates
Course commences;

17 October 2017
9 April 2018

Company Sponsored Option

This course is also available as a company sponsored option which is for your delegates only, this is a flexible solution and can be tailored to reflect your business needs, delivered on a date, time and place to suit you - please contact us.

Group Discounts

Take advantage of these discounts when booking this course;

5% off for 2-3 people
8% off for 4-5 people
12% off for 6 or more people

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