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Telescopic Handler

This course complies with the standard set by the Accredited Body: ABA

Course Objectives

On successfully completing the course the candidate will be able to:

  • Comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Provisional Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER 98) and the Lifting Operations and Lifting Regulations 1998 (LOLER 98).
  • Identify the basic construction, components, the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.
  • Identify and comply with manufacturer instructions in accordance with the operators handbook, other information sources and applicable legislation.
  • Carry out all pre-use and running checks.
  • Configure the Telehandler for site travel.
  • Operate the machine over varying types of terrain including rough undulating ground and substantial inclines, with and without a load.
  • Maneuver the Telehandler in confined spaces, with and without a load.
  • Lift and place various loads within the full working range of the Telescopic Handler.
  • Ensure load integrity and security.
  • Keep the machine within safe working perimeters.
  • Place and retrieve loads from a vehicle bed or trailer.
  • Place the Telehandler in and out of service condition.
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedure on and off a transporter.
  • Meet the requirements of practical and theoretical tests.

Course Duration

Various: The course duration will be based on the candidates experience and will comply with the standards set by the accredited bodies.

Further Inquiries

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