CPCS A17c Telescopic Handler

The Telescopic Handler - CPCS Code A17c course will train you to:

ensure you or your employee have the skills, knowledge and understanding to be able to use the Telescopic Handler safely and efficiently.

The course and assessment covers:

  • The nature of the sector of industry and the role and responsibilities of a plant operator;
  • The purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology;
  • The manufacturer’s requirements as per the operator’s handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation;
  • Undertaking all pre-use checks;
  • Explaining the need and function of appropriate documentation;
  • Configuring for travel (site and highway);
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines and level surfaces (with and without loads);
  • Manoeuvring in confined spaces (with and without loads);
  • Configuring and setting for lifting and transferring duties;
  • Explaining actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services;
  • Lifting and removing various loads up to full extension and working height of the tele-handler;
  • Transferring and placing loads accurately at given locations;
  • Placing and removing loads from a vehicle;
  • Maintaining safe and tidy working areas;
  • Carrying out shut down and securing procedures;
  • Explaining the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting.