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Telescopic Handler (All sizes inc 360 slew/suspended loads)

Course Objectives

  • 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
  • Know the permitted loading of scaffolds.

Entry Requirements

  • This course is suitable for potential and existing operators who have received no formal instruction and those wishing to refresh their skills.
  • You must have passed a CITB Health, Safety and Environment test for operatives within the last two years.


This course is for people with limited or no experience who want to learn to operate a telescopic handler.

You gain the CPCS trained operator card (red card) on passing the CPCS technical tests at the end.

Experienced operators who need a formal qualification can do our extended course.

Course Prices

1 Day: £375

3 Day: £541

5 Day: £720

All prices are per person and minimum of 3 persons to attend.

Prices are for onsite training only. Additional fees for off site training as well as accommodation and travel.

Course Fees

From £375

Course Duration

1-5 Days

Awarding Body


Assessment Type

Site/Classroom Based

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