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Telescopic Handler

Duration 4 days
Certificate Validity 2 years
Target group This is a plant test that is suitable for people who have the sufficient knowledge and practical experience to be able to pass the theory and practical element for the NPORS Operator Card. Pre-test training can be arranged.
Prerequisites There is no prerequisites
Objectives To provide you with a thorough understanding of the relevant operational and safety requirements applicable to telescopic handler (telehandler) operators, working in the construction industry and allied environments.
Contents Successful candidates will gain suitable and sufficient understanding of current relevant legislation, best practice, learn skills and ability in the safe use of Rough Terrain Telescopic Handler in line with current approved methods and manufacturer’s instructions.

The course agenda includes:

  • Course introduction and induction
  • Current relevant regulations
  • Operators Safety Code
  • Introduction to machine
  • Pre-use inspections
  • Controls and instruments
  • Components and main types of lift trucks
  • Re-fuelling systems
  • Coolant, fuel and lubrication systems
  • Emergency controls
  • Manoeuvring over uneven ground
  • Operators safety code
  • Handling loaded / unloaded pallets and difficult shaped loads
  • Loading and Unloading flat bed lorries and at various heights
  • Theoretical examination
  • Practical examination
Exam To pass the exam must be 75 % successful