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TELEPORTER / TELESCOPIC HANDLER

 

Telescopic Handler

Course Aim
To give the course participants the knowledge and skills needed for the safe and effective operation of a Telescopic Handler.

Course Objectives
On completion of this course, participants will be able to:
o Carry out Driver Daily Checks.
o Tag out and Lock out safely.
o Operate the telescopic handler in a safe and correct manner.
o Operate the telescopic handler in a more effective and efficient manner reducing damages and injuries.
o Understand Load Safety and stability principles.
o Understand Loading and Unloading vehicles Best Practice.
o Recognise dangers and hazards associated with the use of Lift Trucks.
o Understand Load Capacity in relation to a telescopic handler .

Recommended for
The course is intended for those who wish to use or currently use a telescopic handler in their employment career but require certification.

Course Contents
o The Law - Statute law and Rider Operator code of practice.
o Daily Inspections - Performance and Documentation.
o The Stability Triangle and Load Stability.
o Safe Operation Techniques.
o Loading and Unloading principles.
o Care and Maintenance.
o Lock out and Tag out.
o Hazards and Danger recognition.
o Immediate actions in response to accident.

Assessment
The course will consist of both theoretical and Practical exam.

Theoretical exam consists of 20 operating and Safety questions. The pass rate of 80% must be attained before progression to the Practical test.

Practical test consists of specifically coordinated movements and Safety techniques. The Learner begins at a score of 100 and points are reduced for errors. The Learner must achieve 80% to pass.

The course is successfully completed when both theoretical and Practical exams have been achieved.

Participants
3 Learners per Truck and per Instructor

Duration
Beginners course - 4 days consisting of full time attendance.
Re-certification course - 1day consisting of full time attendance.
Experienced operator course - 1 day consisting of full time attendance.
Test Only - 2.5 hours.

Accreditation
Full RTITB certification is provided on successful completion of the course.

 



 


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TELESCOPIC HANDLER