Telescopic Handler

Telescopic Handler

  • Operate the machine for all normal tasks
  • Decide whether a particular load is safe to lift
  • Carry out routine servicing procedures and maintenance as necessary, in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions
  • Know how the machine works and the maintenance requirements involved
  • Understand the effect of load, size, weight, gradients and ground conditions upon machine stability
  • Know how to load, store and transport representative materials
  • Understand the basic construction of pallets.

Course Details

Provider: CPCS

Level: Novice

Duration: 5 Days

The course consists of a theory classroom training day, 3 practical training days and 1 day for technical tests.

During this course you will:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, what potential risks are within the industry and what the operators responsibilities are within the industry
  • Have a working knowledge of the user guide for the particular machine you are using
  • Carry out all end of shift/ shut down routine
  • Conduct all pre-use checks in accordance with user guide
  • Identify and wear relevant PPE for the machine you are using
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks of the machine and the working area
  • Operate machinery safely and efficiently
  • Locating and identifying  the components of the machine and explain what their functions are
  • Locating and identifying key controls and explain their functions
  • Prepare the machine for use
  • Environmental considerations and surroundings
  • Storage and transport of the machine attachments
  • Explain loading / unloading procedures for machine transportation.

  • CITB health, safety and environment test passed no more than 23 months before the course start date
  • Good understanding of spoken and written English
  • Over the age of 16.

Upcoming Dates

Course Name Provider Level Duration Next Date
Telescopic Handler CPCS Novice 5 Days 18 March 2024
Telescopic Handler CPCS Novice 5 Days 08 April 2024
Telescopic Handler CPCS Novice 5 Days 15 April 2024

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