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Forklift Conversion

Safecon – An Expert Provider of Forklift Conversion CoursesConfined Space Safety

Safecon is a leading provider of Forklift Conversion Courses in Ireland. Safecon deliver both Private and Public Forklift conversion training courses in Ireland. We have training centres based in Dublin, Limerick, Cork and Galway at which we carry out regular public Forklift courses at monthly intervals.

At Safecon, we pride ourselves on giving the best quality, value & dedication to our clients nationwide. Please review the course list for more details on our courses. We are only a phone call away from helping you decide when course is best for you.

Course Background:

This one-day course is designed for experienced operators who already hold a certificate in forklift driving. The course is to convert to a Counter balance truck from a Reach truck or vice versa.

Course Content:

  • Operation of hydraulic controls.
  • Weight assessment.
  • Handling of pallets.
  • Manoeuvring in confined spaces.
  • Handling awkward loads.
  • Written tests.
  • Skill tests.
  • Operator’s safety code.
  • Daily inspection, take over & maintenance.
  • Hydraulic systems.
  • Operating systems.
  • Controls and instruments.
  • Starting, stopping and steering.
  • Simple corners & manoeuvring.


Participants must pass a theoretical and a practical examination.

Duration of Course:

1 Day


If participants pass both assessments they will be awarded a certificate of competent driving ability