A17C Telescopic Handler CPCS Course

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  • A17C Telescopic Handler CPCS Course
  • A17C Telescopic Handler CPCS Course

Course Details

  • Cost:

    £695+VAT / £1195+VAT

  • Category:

    CPCS Courses

  • Tags:

    CPCS, Telehandler, Telescopic Handler

  • Skills:

    Red Card

Course Description

This A17C Telescopic Handler training course (telehandler training) is for Operators who want to take a CPCS test to gain their Red Trained Operator Card.

We offer 2 types of courses:-

A17C Novice – this is a 3 or 4 day course plus 1 day for testing for operators with little to no experience.

A17C Experienced – this is a 1 day course plus 1 day for testing for operators who use telehandlers day to day.

Endorsements – A: Industrial Telescopic, B: Up to 9 metres, C: all sizes (excl. 360 slew) and D: All sizes (incl. 360 slew)

Course Details

  • Roles and responsibilities.
  • Regulations and legislation.
  • Undertake all pre-use inspection checks.
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, steep inclines and level surfaces – loaded and unloaded.
  • Manoeuvre the Telescopic Handler in confined spaces with or without load.
  • Actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services.
  • Lift and remove various loads up to full extension and working height of the Telehandler.
  • Transfer and place loads accurately at given locations.
  • Shut down procedures.

Testing and Further Courses

Theory Test – a verbal test with one to one questions with the tester.

Practical Test – a test including:-

  • Pre-start and running checks.
  • Travel in a loaded and unloaded state.
  • Prepare and set the Telehandler for each lift.
  • Deposit a load onto the loading out tower.
  • Retrieve loads, lower to ground and place at given destinations.
  • Park the Telehandler.
  • Carry out the shutdown and securing procedures.

You will need to undertake a Health & Safety test within 2 years.

Next step – CPCS blue competence card and NVQ Level 2.

CITB Grants

On all the CPCS and CITB courses that we offer, you can claim money back if you are a ‘CITB Levy Payer‘. If you have any questions please contact us for more information.

To find out more information on a course or to book please contact us.

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