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Industrial Telescopic Handler

The Industrial Telescopic Handler Forklift is a versitile Forklift Truck that can save space in loading areas due to its' ability to "reach" over obstacles meaning it can load a vehicle from just one side. It can use a multitude of attachments including forks, clamps, buckets and shovels. Adequate training is required for each attachment. Operators of the Industrial Telescopic Handler truck are required to hold a


  • Telescopic Handler Novice Training: 5 days
  • Telescopic Handler Experienced Operator: 2 -3 days
  • Telescopic Handler Conversion Training: 1 day
  • Telescopic Handler Refresher Training: 1 day
  • Telescopic Handler Instructor Training: 5 / 10 days

What skill level are you?

How to Book

  • To book training at a commercial premises call the sales team on 0845 6588342 or use our on-line booking form

Course Venue

  • Commercial/ Private premises with access to a Telehandler Truck.

Note: This course has been approved by the relevant accrediting bodies and complies with both the Health & Safety Executives Guidance HSG6 & Approved Code of Practice L117.

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certificate of training which shows they have attended a training course and passed a test to a set national standard. Safe-T-Solutions hold NPORS accreditation and are able to offer Telehandler training at customer premises around the UK. Certificates can be restricted to “in-house” to suit the job role of the operator or nationally accredited with NPORS.

Course Content

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
  • Operators Safety code
  • Re-fuelling and Re-charging of Gas, Electric or Diesel Industrial Telescopic Handler Forklift truck
  • Pre-use checks
  • Factors affecting stability
  • Motive and hydraulic controls of the Industrial Telescopic Handler Manoeuvring the Forklift Truck in open and confined areas
  • Stacking at different levels
  • Load weight assessment and load movement indicator
  • Safe use of attachments (if applicable)
  • Loading and unloading lorries with the Industrial Telescopic Handler

Course Assessment

  • Theoretical assessment of 5 open and 20 multiple choice questions, which can be conducted orally where language barriers or literacy difficulties exist.
  • Practical Test of basic operating skills, confirming skills taught on the Telehandler training course

Course Certification:

  • PDF in-house certificate - no extra charge
  • Printed in-house certificate £5
  • NPORS accredited certificate or photo ID - £30
  • NPORS accredited certificate and photo ID - £40
all prices are subject to vat

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