VNA Man Up Conversion

ITSSAR ACCREDITED VNA Man Up Conversion Course

VNA Man Up Conversion Course
ITSSAR Counterbalance Training Littlehampton

A one Day VNA Man Up Conversion Course (7.5 Hours) accredited by ITSSAR for trained/certificated operators wishing to convert their skills or qualification to another lift truck category, e.g. from counterbalance or telescopic to VNA (Very Narrow Aisle) Trucks. Syllabus Health and Safety Responsibilities Basic Principles of Stability Operators Safety Code and Legislation Pre-use Inspection Procedures Traction Battery Maintenance and Charging Manoeuvring in Restricted Areas Laden and Unladen Pallet Handling Pallet Racking Systems Final Theoretical and Practical Assessments

VNA Man Up Conversion Course is ITSSAR  Accredited and available to businesses and individuals across West Sussex and East Sussex to include Chichester, Bognor Regis, Littlehampton, Worthing, Lancing, Hove, Brighton, Portsmouth and all surrounding area’s. If you are not sure if we cover your area please call us or use our contact form page as a member of the team are always happy to assist you.


It’s a well known fact that there are companies out there which offer VNA Man Up Novice courses on a pay monthly cost, this involves signing up for finance and usually incurs a very high interest rate and in some cases a deposit.

Normally these companies do not train their pupils direct and ultimately request quotes from companies like us. At Luft Training Services our VAN Man Up Novice course costs are both competitive and low so you can afford to go direct.


How old do I need to be to take the VNA Man Up Experienced Course?

The current minimum age to take the VNA Man Up Conversion Course is 16 years old.

What other VNA Man Up Courses do you offer?

Duration of these courses:

There are three types of ITSSA Accredited VNA Man Up courses held,

  1. One Day refresher course is only for operators who have had previous training on the equipment and need to renew their certificate.
  2. 2/3 Day Experienced course is for operators with previous accredited training but have not had a refresher for over 3 years.
  3. 3/5 Day novice course is for operators who have had no accredited training previously.

What certificate will I get if I pass my test?

Each successful operator will receive an A4 size certificate from Luft Training Services on the day and a credit size photo I.D card which will be ITSSAR Registered.

Why undergo the VNA Man Up Conversion Course?

The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) states; “Every employer shall ensure that all persons who use work equipment have received adequate training for purposes of health and safety, including training in the methods which may be adopted when using the work equipment, any risks which such use may entail and precautions to be taken. Every employer shall ensure that any of his employees who supervises or manages the use of work equipment has received adequate training for purposes of health and safety, including training in the methods.

Can you offer onsite training?

Luft Training Services can offer Reach or Counterbalance FLT training and Mechanical Lifting Equipment (pallet and pedestrian trucks) and many more on your site, the site must meet the minimum site requirements for training, contact us to arrange a pre site visit. Companies with more than 1 or 2 delegates may find this better suits there business needs.

VNA Man Up Conversion Course Details

Entry requirements

Candidates will have received adequate formal basic operator training and be appropriately certificated for an equivalent industrial lift truck (documentary evidence of eligibility must be provided to support this claim). Course members should be over the minimum school leaving age, have a reasonable degree of physical fitness and be able to satisfy the guidelines as published by the HSE in HSG6 SAFETY IN WORKING WITH LIFT TRUCKS. Those selected should also possess the necessary level of mental fitness and learning ability required.

Course Requirements:
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

  • High visibility jacket or vest
  • Protective boots* with good grip and protective guarding on the front vamp and instep (complying with EN 345-2)
  • We also recommend you dress appropriately for weather conditions.

Not sure which course fits your personal or business needs?