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CPCS Telehandler A17

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CPCS A17 Telehandler


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CPCS Telehandler Course Aims

To provide thorough theoretical and practical training in operating a telehandler to enable the candidate to competently and safely operate the machine and pass the CPCS Telescopic Handler training course Theory and Practical Tests.

Course Content

To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:
Operating the plant machinery on all normal tasks for which it is designed
Deciding whether a particular load is safe to lift
Carrying out routine telescopic handler servicing procedures and plant maintenance in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions
Conducting minor mechanical adjustments
Preparing and driving the machine on public highways, and loading in onto a transporter in accordance with the requirements of the UK Road Traffic Acts
Understanding the purpose and capabilities of the machine and any relevant safety precautions necessary for its operation
How the handler machine works and the maintenance requirements involved
The effect of load, size, weight, gradients and ground conditions upon machine stability
Loading, storage and transit of representative materials
The basic construction of pallets
The permitted loading of scaffolds

 CPCS Telehandler FAQ's

How long is this Course?

To be confirmed on completion of Initial Analysis, dependant on experience.

What are the endorsements for the CPCS A17 Telehandler?

A-  Industrial Telescopic

B-  Up To 9 metres

C-  All Sizes EXC SLEW


E – Suspended Loads

What is the CPCS A17 Telehandler

To achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card candidates must pass both the CSCS touch screen H+S test (within the last 2 years) and the CPCS Theory Test and the Practical Test. 

 To upgrade the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card you will have to achieve, within 2 year, the relevant NVQ – For more information on required NVQ contact Tel – 01623 287830 

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