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CPCS Telescopic Handler A17 Wheeled

Cost: £1,470 no VAT charged
Duration: 5 days
Locations: Norfolk and Kent
Dates: Various
Mandatory entry requirements: See Mandatory entry requirements below
Funding: See Grants and funding below
Course Code: DFW06

This course is for people with limited or no experience who want to learn to operate a telescopic handler. 

On passing the technical tests, we will apply for the CPCS trained operator card (red card) on your behalf.

Experienced operators who need a formal qualification can do our condensed 3-day course.

Book this course

Please make sure that you have read and understood the entry requirements (see below) and booking terms and conditions for this course.

Course content

  • Operate the machine for all normal tasks
  • Decide whether a particular load is safe to lift
  • Carry out routine servicing procedures and maintenance as necessary, in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions
  • Know how the machine works and the maintenance requirements involved
  • Understand the effect of load, size, weight, gradients and ground conditions upon machine stability
  • Know how to load, store and transport representative materials
  • Understand the basic construction of pallets

Teaching and assessment 

  • 4 days learning through a mix of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises
  • 1 day assessment - CPCS technical tests

Mandatory entry requirements

  • CITB Health, safety and environment test needs to have been passed within the previous 23 months before the course start date.
  • Good understanding of spoken and written English. 

By booking a course, you are agreeing to abide by our Terms and Conditions.

Qualifications you gain

  • CPCS Trained Operator Card (red card) on passing the CPCS technical tests.
  • CITB National Construction College certificate.

Grants and funding

Grants are available for eligible employers. For further information please visit our grant pages.

Book this course

Please make sure that you have read and understood the entry requirements and booking terms and conditions for this course.

Need more information?

Call 0344 994 4433 for more information about this course.

 

Further training

After gaining experience on site, you must complete a NVQ/SVQ level 2 within 2 years to get the CPCS competent operator card (blue card)

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