Total Training’s Construction Plant Competence (CPCS) telescopic handler training course ensures all telehandlers or telescopic handlers have the theoretical and practical knowledge to safely and competently carry out their roles within the construction industry.
This course involves practical and theory training and will help candidates to fully understand the requirements of telescopic handler role, and to utilise this knowledge within employment onsite.
Who Should Attend the Telescopic Handler course?
This course is designed to teach the safe operation of a telehandler at novice level, and is perfect for beginner operators who require training in a formal setting and haven’t yet gained necessary CPCS qualifications.
This course is also useful for intermediate operators who have had some experience, but are looking to update or refresh their skills.
This course will examine the variety of essential features of telescopic handler operation including pre-use checks, stability features and handling techniques.
This will incorporate how to avoid potential dangers from lift truck operation, correct assessment of loads and compliance with legal requirements.
Upon completion, candidates will be able to competently operate and manoeuvre machinery with different loads, how to follow signals and instructions, how to identify hazards, ensure a safe work environment and more.
- Introduction and aims
- Responsibility of the operator
- Operational safety code
- Basic hydraulic and electrical systems
- Refuelling and recharging
Daily safety checks and maintenance.
- Site safety risk assessment
- Simple manoeuvring
- Advanced manoeuvring
- Stacking and destacking
- Vehicle loading
- Theory examination
- Practical examination.
Telehandler Operator Training and Testing
For a novice we would recommend 4 days training and testing on day 5. Even for experienced and competent operators we would recommend 1-day training prior to testing. On the training day delegates go through and prepare for the theory element of the CPCS test which sometimes they may struggle with, even if they are experienced and competent.
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*Please note prices listed above are for our Solihull based courses only.
We can offer a variety of training packages based on the candidate’s experience, competence and individual training requirements. For information on other CPCS categories, and bespoke packages contact 0121 706 0851.
- No. of days: 3 Days
- Max delegates: 2
Total Training’s courses are designed with our trainees in mind. That is why we offer flexibility on all of our training course dates.
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