Open Course – B1 Counterbalance Operator Conversion Accredited Training

£380.00 including VAT per person

£316.67 excl. VAT


Entry Requirements

TL Training defines a ‘Conversion’ as somebody who is a qualified forklift operator and is wanting to add additional truck types to their licence. 

Course Content

• Introduction to the forklift truck to be used - Daily Maintenance Checks

• Relevant Legislation and Regulations - Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, PUWER 1998, LOLER 1998 and L117 - Rider Operated lift trucks (ACOP & Guidance)

• Pre-use inspection and take over maintenance

• Care of batteries/LPG/Diesel Trucks

• Controls and instruments

• Weight assessment / Stability Factors

• Starting, moving and stopping the truck

• Handling laden and unladen pallets

• Operation of hydraulic controls

• Stacking/de-stacking – free standing and in racking at various heights

• Loading and Unloading Procedures

• Safety code testing

• Practical test of basic operating skills

• Written test of operating knowledge


Candidates must provide photo ID on the first day of training. 

Candidates must be able provide documentary evidence of previous formal training on a different truck.