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Course Aims

To provide thorough theoretical and practical training in operating a telehandler.  To enable the candidate to competently and safely operate the machine and pass a Telescopic Handler training course theory and practical tests.

Course Content

  • Operating the plant machinery on all normal tasks for which it is designed

  • Deciding whether a particular load is safe to lift

  • Carrying out routine telescopic handler servicing procedures and plant maintenance in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions

  • Conducting minor mechanical adjustments

  • Preparing and driving the machine on public highways, and loading in onto a transporter in accordance with the requirements of the UK Road Traffic Acts

  • Understanding the purpose and capabilities of the machine and any relevant safety precautions necessary for its operation

  • How the telehandler machine works and the maintenance requirements involved

  • The effect of the load, size, weight, gradients and ground conditions upon machine stability

  • Loading, storage and transit of representative materials

  • The basic construction of pallets

  • The permitted loading of scaffolds


A – Industrial telescopic

B – Up to 9 metres

C – All sizes EXC SLEW

D – All sizes INC SLEW

Telehandler: Products
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