Telescopic Forklift Handling - Certificate of Competence | Harper Adams University

Certificate of Competence

Telescopic Forklift Handling

Who is this course designed for?

This short course in Rough Terrain Telescopic Forklift Handling is designed for anyone working with telescopic lift trucks pallet and builk up to nine metres. Lift trucks are common across the land-based industries and contribute to increase efficiency in moving bulk and palletised loads around. However, even experienced operators can find themselves in difficult or dangerous circumstances and accients can happen without the appropriate training.

The course will give you the necessary skills and knowledge to operate the machine safely and efficiently. Training is also a legal requirement under the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER 98), which requires employers to ensure that equipment is only operated by those who have received the relevant training.

Most of the students on this course work in the land-based industries, in agriculture, horticulture or arboriculture

Course content

  • The relevant legal requirements
  • How to avoid the potential dangers of lift truck operation
  • Essential maintenance
  • Changing attachments
  • Handling bulk loads
  • Handling palletised loads
  • Manoeuvring in confined space
  • Working on rough terrain

Duration

This is a two-day course, with an additional 1.5 hour assessment by an independent assessor. The course can be offered as a three-day course for complete beginners.

Qualification

This training leads to an industry recognised qualification from NPTC or Lantra.

Prices

Telehandler training: £300
Lantra assessment and registration: +£50
NPTC assessment and registration: +£150

Dates

  • 22-23 January 2018
  • 29-30 May 2018
  • 23-24 July 2018

Contact

For further information, course dates, and to book, please contact:

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