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Narrow Aisle Forklift Truck

The Narrow Aisle Forklift Truck is used in industry inside a warehouse. They are guided by either a rail or wire system and the operator only steers them when moving from one aisle to another. They are either a Very Narrow Aisle Man Up Forklift, where the operator is rasied up tp the picking level, or Very Narrow Aisle Man Down Forklift, where the operator stays on ground level. Operators of the VNA Forklift truck are required to hold a certificate of


  • VNA Novice Training: 5 days
  • VNA Experienced Operator Training: 3 days
  • VNA Conversion Training: 1 day
  • VNA Refresher Training: 1 day
  • VNA Instructor Training: 5 / 10 days

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How to Book

  • To book training at a commercial premises please call the sales team on 0845 6588342 or please complete our on-line contact us form for more details

Course Venue

  • Commercial/ Private premises with access to a VNA Truck.

Note: This course has been approved by the relevant accrediting bodies and complies with both the Health & Safety Executives Guidance HSG6 & Approved Code of Practice L117.

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training which shows they have attended a training course and passed a test to a set national standard. Safe-T-Solutions hold NPORS accreditation and are able to offer Forklift truck training at customer premises around the UK. Certificates can be restricted to “in-house” to suit the job role of the operator or nationally accredited with NPORS.

Course Content

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
  • Operators Safety code
  • Battery maintenance and charging procedures of VNA Truck
  • Pre-use checks of Narrow Aisle Forklifts
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive and hydraulic controls of the Very Narrow Aisle Truck
  • Maneuvering the Forklift Truck in open and confined areas including entry and aisle safety
  • Stacking at different levels
  • De-stacking with laden and un-laden pallets

Course Assessment

  • Theoretical assessment of 5 open and 20 multiple choice questions, which can be conducted orally where language barriers or literacy difficulties exist.
  • Practical Test of basic operating skills, confirming skills taught on the narrow aisle training course

Course Certification:

  • PDF in-house certificate - no extra charge
  • Printed in-house certificate £5
  • NPORS accredited certificate or photo ID - £30
  • NPORS accredited certificate and photo ID - £40
all prices are subject to vat

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