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Telescopic Handler Training course

Benefits of Telescopic Handler Training course

On this 5 day course, candidates will learn how to safely service and manoeuvre a Telescopic Handler.  For the first four days of the course, candidates will train at AccXel, on the fifth and final day, candidates will be taken for testing.

This course also covers:
  • Roles and responsibilities of the operator.
  • Pre-start and running checks.
  • Purpose of the machine’s components and controls.
  • Preparing vehicle for travel on site.
  • Travelling up and down a gradient and over rough and uneven terrains. 
  • Pass through a chicane/restriction forward and reverse direction.
  • Picking up loads and travelling around site.
  • Hill starts, both laden and unladen.
  • Placing loads onto a loading tower and back to the original position.
  • Placing loads onto a vehicle bed.
  • Stacking and unstacking loads. 
  • Shutdown procedures.

What does the course involve?

This course combines theoretical and practical exercises to ensure all candidates have an excellent knowledge and understanding of servicing and operating the Telescopic Handler, and the practical skills to manoeuvre it safely on site. 

Candidates will first learn how to operate the vehicles on our state-of-the-art plant simulators, before moving onto practical exercises on our mock-live site.

360 tracked excavator course FAQs

Who’s the training for?.

This training is for anyone wanting to gain the requisite qualifications to operate the selected vehicle on site. Please note: all candidates must be over the age of 18 to partake in this training

Are there any entry requirements?

To be eligible for testing at the end of the course, all candidates must have passed the CSCS Health, Safety & Environment touch screen test prior to starting plant training.

What will I gain at the end of the course?

Candidates will gain the NPORS Trained Operator card, subject to passing the assessment. This card will be valid for 3 years after the test date. Candidates can also get the red NPORS Trained Operator card that is affiliated with CSCS. This card will be valid for 2 years from the testing date, and candidates will have to obtain an NVQ within this time frame. Once candidates have their NVQ, their card will be updated to the blue NPORS Competent Operator card, which is valid for a further 5 years.

When do the courses run?

We will work with you to find a course date that is suitable for your schedule.

How do I book my team members on this course?

To book any of your team onto any of our courses, get in touch with our team.