Very Narrow Aisle (VNA) Lift Truck Conversion

Back to: Materials Handling & Forklift

Address:201 The Waterfront, Stonehouse Business Park, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10 3UT

Duration:1 day

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" Instructor very knowledgeable, course was replaced and enjoyable, excellent practical element – 10/10 "

CM – Halliburton Manufacturing & Services Ltd

" Good training session, lots of detail. 10/10 "

SM – Science Ltd

" Steve really helpful and explained everything really well "

DE – GKN Aerospace Services

" Brilliant Instructor, very good! "

ST – Dairy Crest

" Darren is a great instructor, very easy going and informal making it easy to learn with no stress. Enjoyed it and a great outcome, thank you. 10/10 "

DM – Poeton Gloucester Ltd
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This practical course is designed for experienced lift truck operators required to operate VNA lift trucks. This course fully complies with the approved code of practice for the training of lift truck operators.


To provide candidates with the skills and knowledge needed to operate Very Narrow Aisle Cab Up Lift Truck. To provide specific job training, if required, in both related job safety knowledge and practical skill applications for this type of machine. On completion of training, operators should have an accepted knowledge of the legal and safety duties in relation to VNA lift trucks. Use lifting equipment safely and in accordance with the manufacturers guidelines and accepted good practice.


Course Contents
  • Introduction, aim and objectives
  • Legislation pertaining to lift truck operation
  • In company Codes Of Practice
  • Identify, describe, and explain the principle components.
  • Understand the terminology used and the features affecting the stability and capability of the machine
  • Carry out pre-use safety inspection and perform daily maintenance checks as recommended by the machine manufacturer
  • Identify safe terrain conditions and operate within the de-sign limits of the machine
  • Understand the safe loading of the machine and be able to assess the weight loads handled (if applicable)
  • Understand operator safety code
  • Operate and manoeuvre in confined areas
  • Stack pallets
  • Operate to racking; Stack and de-stack
  • Parking, isolating and recharging