CPCS - Telescopic Handler
To provide thorough theoretical and practical training in operating a Telescopic Handler to enable the candidate to competently and safely operate the machine and pass the CPCS Telescopic Handler training course Theory and Practical Tests.
Operating the plant machinery on all normal tasks for which it is designed
Deciding whether a particular load is safe to lift
Carrying out routine telescopic handler servicing procedures and plant maintenance in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions
Conducting minor mechanical adjustments
Preparing and driving the machine on public highways, and loading in onto a transporter in accordance with the requirements of the UK Road Traffic Acts
Understanding the purpose and capabilities of the machine and any relevant safety precautions necessary for its operation
How the handler machine works and the maintenance requirements involved
The effect of load, size, weight, gradients and ground conditions upon machine stability
Loading, storage and transit of representative materials
The basic construction of pallets
The permitted loading of scaffolds
Duration of Training
Depending on experience.
Novice training 3-4 days.
A- Industrial Telescopic
B- Up to 9metres
C- All sizes excl Slew
To obtain the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card all candidates must pass the Health, Safety and Environment Touch Screen Test (within the last 2 years) and the CPCS Technical Theory Test and Technical Practical Test.