Rough Terrain Telescopic Material Handler Course

Who is this course for?

  • Those required to use a telescopic handler in both the industrial and agricultural industries
  • Those who would like their skills to be verified with certification

What are the course objectives?

  • Identify the basic construction and components of the machine and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges
  • Identify and comply with the manufacturer’s instructions in accordance with the operators handbook and other information sources i.e. rating plates and applicable regulations
  • Explain all relevant documentation
  • Carry out all pre-use and running checks
  • Configure the telescopic handler for site and road travel
  • Travel over differing types of terrain, including rough undulating ground and substantial inclines, both with and without a load
  • Manoeuvre in confined areas using forward and reverse direction, both with and without a load
  • Set the telescopic handler in order to lift various loads
  • Lift and place various loads within the full working range of the telescopic handler
  • Ensure load integrity and security
  • Transport loads safely
  • Place and retrieve loads accurately at various places
  • Place and retrieve loads from a vehicle bed or trailer
  • Keep within in safe working parameters
  • Place the machine in an put-of-service condition
  • Explaining the loading and unloading procedure on and off a transporter

How long is the course?

Five days – Novice operators
Three days – Semi-novice operators
Two days – Experienced operators
One day – Refresher certification

What qualification does it give?

Lantra Awards Certificate

How much does it cost?

The price of this course is dependent upon the length of course required and the course venue