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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.

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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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