A17 Telescopic Handler Telehandler Training Training Course

A17 Telescopic Handler Telehandler
Training Course Aims

The CPCS A17 Telescopic Handler course aims to provide the candidate with a thorough practical and theory training in operating a Telescopic Handler in order to to enable the candidate to pass the CPCS Telescopic Handler Theory and Practical Tests.

A17 Telescopic Handler Telehandler
Training Course Content

Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with a telescopic handler will be able to:

  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator.
  • Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology.
  • Confirm with Manufacturer’s requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and the relevant regulations and legislation.
  • Undertake all Telescopic Handler pre-use checks.
  • Configure and ready for travel (site and highway).
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, steep inclines and level surfaces – loaded and unloaded.
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces (with and without loads).
  • Configure and set for lifting and transferring duties.
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services.
  • Lift and remove various loads up to full extension and working height of the telescopic handler.
  • Transfer and place loads accurately at given locations.
  • Place and remove loads from a vehicle.
  • Maintain safe working situations.
  • Maintain safe and tidy working areas.
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures.
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting.

A17 Telescopic Handler Telehandler
Training Course Content

Prior to Telescopic Handler training, all visitors must report to reception on arrival and follow site safety rules at all times.There are no catering facilities on site, so delegates need to provide their own lunch. There are tea and coffee facilities available.Candidates must bring and wear their PPE on site for plant testing. They must also bring signature and photographic identification as required for all testing.

The CPCS Telescopic Handler Theory test is recorded digitally by the tester to ensure adherence with CPCS Standards. The CPCS Telescopic Handler Practical test may be recorded using a Video recorder if the CPCS request it.

A17 Telescopic Handler Telehandler
Training Course Examination Board

The Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) is recognised by the UK Contractors Group (UKCG) and Major Home Builders Group (MHBG) as the preferred card to comply with codes of practice for competence and certification. It was launched in 2003 to help them comply with regulations and requirements and aims to apply common standards for all plant operators.CPCS is owned by the Construction Industry Training Board (otherwise known as CITB).
For more information visit their website at www.citb.co.uk.

A17 Telescopic Handler Telehandler
Training Course Assessment

To achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card candidates must pass both the CPCS Theory Test and the Practical Test.These tests can be viewed online by clicking here.

A17 Telescopic Handler Telehandler
Training Course Refresher / Re-qualification Information

Once you have achieved your Red CPCS Trained Operator Card it lasts for 2 years. During these 2 years you must work towards and achieve your NVQ in Plant Operations to upgrade to a Blue CPCS Competence Card.Total Construction Training may be able to offer you funding towards this NVQ.

See also: Plant CPCS Forklift Courses

A17 Telescopic Handler Training Course

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Birmingham (Redditch)
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17/06/2019
08:00
Birmingham (Redditch)
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24/06/2019
08:00
Birmingham (Redditch)
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01/07/2019
08:00
Birmingham
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08/07/2019
08:00
Birmingham
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15/07/2019
08:00
Birmingham
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29/07/2019
08:00
Birmingham (Redditch)
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05/08/2019
08:00
Birmingham
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12/08/2019
08:00
Birmingham
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27/08/2019
08:00