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Forklift Truck - Telescopic Handlers - Experienced

A one day course for anyone who uses, or will be using a Telescopic handler in the land-based industries that has/holds a previous certificate or has a minimum of three years operational experience. If delegates do not hold a previous certificate then a minimum of 2 days training may be required for this course.


Pre Course requisites: None for novice course - Minimum three years operating machine for experienced operator course or previous qualification. 

Certificating Body: NPORS

Course Length: one to three days depending on experience.

Course Times: 9.30am to 4.30pm or to suit client.

Instructor: Various

Open Course Cost: £195 + VAT per person (1 day course for those with certificates)

£275 + VAT per person (Those that do not hold a certificate)

Own Venue Cost: Charged at a day rate

*Additional Days will be charged accordingly

Venue: Marsh Hill Centre, Marsh, Aylesbury. HP17 8ST or to suit client. 

Maximum Trainees: 3

Course Content: This course will allow the trainee to be able to do the following:

  • Identify and comply with manufacturer's instructions in accordance with the Operator's handbook, other information sources i.e. load charts, and applicable regulations.
  • Identify the basic construction and components, the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.
  • Explain all relevant documentation.
  • Carry out all pre-use and running checks.
  • Configure the Telescopic Handler for site and road travel.
  • Travel over differing types of terrain, including rough undulating ground (not applicable for Industrial Telescopic) and substantial inclines, both with and without a load.
  • Manoeuvre in confined areas using forward and reverse direction, both with and without a load.
  • Set the Telescopic handler in order to lift various loads.
  • Lift and place various loads within the full working range of the Telescopic handler.
  • Ensure load integrity and security.
  • Transport loads and place and retrieve loads accurately at various places.
  • Place and retrieve loads from a vehicle bed or trailer.
  • Keep within safe working parameters.
  • Place the machine in an out of service condition.
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedure on and off a transporter.

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