Telescopic Container Handler

Syllabus | Duration | Instructor Machinery Ratio | Attachment Training

On completion of the Telescopic Container Handler Course the Trainee will have established theory knowledge and practical skills in the safe operation of this specialised piece of equipment.

Stability and observation are paramount, as is covering specific travelling and load lifting techniques within the workplace.



The basic course syllabus includes...

Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 & ACOPS

Site Safety – Area Hazards & PPE

Pre-Start Checks – Manoeuvring – Stop / Start – Controls

Safe Working Loads – Rated Capacity

Fixing – Lifting – Crushing – Observation – Blind Spots & Stability

Load Dimensions – Travelling – Pick Up & Loading

Stacking and Practical Work Uses

Pre-Start Check Test

Practical Test

Theory Test

Course closing summary



As with all our courses, we will adapt the course to suit the experience and number of candidates on the course, which may affect the duration.

Refresher Course: 1 day

Semi Experienced Course: 3 days

Novice Operative Course: 5 days


Instructor Machinery Ratio

This course has an instructor – trainee – machinery ratio of...

3 x Trainees

1 x Instructor

1 x Telescopic Container Handler


Attachment Training

We also offer attachment training for the Telescopic Handler (Any Turret) and all plant machinery types, please contact us for further details...

Manual Handling

Vehicle Banksman

Slinger Signaller


Hook Any Suspended Load

Bail Clamp




Brush Sweeper


Snow Plow

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