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This course will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to operate the machine safely, protecting both you and those around you.

This course offers three certificate options depending on your needs:

  • Without stabilisers
  • J8 - articulated
  • With stabilisers.

The finer details

This assessment course has been developed to assess your knowledge and understanding of how to operate a rough terrain telescopic lift truck (or telehandler/tele handler) safely.

The course duration will depend on the number of Learners requiring assessment and will be from half a day to one day.

The assessment will consist of a multiple choice question paper and practical assessment using the machine. Assessment will cover:

  • Lift Truck Safety and the Law
  • Common Areas of Maintenance and Pre-start Checks
  • Start, Stop and Basic Manoeuvring
  • Operating with Pallets and Loads
  • Bulk and Difficult Loads
  • Rough Terrain Use.

If successful in meeting the required standards assessed, you will be awarded a certificate of competence and a Lantra skills ID card for your chosen certificate option.

Delivery method

Practical observation and assessment

Who should attend?

This course is for you if you need to prove your ability in safely operating a rough terrain telescopic lift truck.

As you'll appreciate, this course contains some practical activity that will require a minimum level of fitness. If you have any concerns, please speak to the Provider.

What will be covered?

At the end of this course, you will have shown your ability to:

  • Prepare the various lift trucks for driving or manoeuvring by
    • Having site safety awareness
    • Identifying basic construction and components, and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges
    • Identifying and complying with the manufacturer’s operator’s manual (MOM) and other information sources, such as rating plates and applicable regulations
    • Carrying out all pre-use and running checks
    • Configuring the lift truck for travel
    • Placing the lift truck in an out-of-service condition.
  • Operate, move or manoeuvre the lift trucks
    • Both with and without a load
    • In confined areas using forward and reverse direction, with and without a load.
  • Select, transfer and position loads using a lift truck by
    • Setting up the lift in order to lift various loads
    • Lifting various loads within the full working range of the lift truck
    • Ensuring load integrity and security
    • Transporting loads
    • Placing and retrieving loads accurately at various places
    • Placing and retrieving loads from a vehicle bed or trailer
    • Keeping within safe working parameters
    • Operating with bulk loads
    • Explaining the loading and unloading procedure, on and off a transporter.
  • Load and unload a container, vehicle, vessel or craft using a reach lift truck
  • Place and retrieve loads from a vehicle bed or trailer
  • Undertake post-operational checks on a lift truck.

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Greenway Training

01/07/2024

Lyneham

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