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Course Spolight: Telescopic Handler

Updated: Nov 3, 2022

One of the popular courses running regularly at COTS is Telescopic Handler (Telehandler). The aim of this course is to provide you with a thorough understanding of the hazards associated with operating such machinery, including its attachments.

By the end of your training, we ensure you have a working knowledge of how the Telehandler operates. You will be able to identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions, and also have the ability to carry out an effective pre-operational check.

The course has a high proportion of hands-on demonstration and practical exercises, supplemented with classroom based tutorials.

Topics covered include:

  • Health & Safety at Work Act

  • Identify main components, controls and operating funtions

  • Loas handling, incl. bulk stacking, wide loads and loading on structures

  • Pre-operational checks

  • Operating the machine

  • Manoeuvring the vehicle

  • PPE

  • Practical assessment

Depending on your business needs we can deliver this course to NPORS, RTITB, or to In-house standards. For more information you can visit our course outline page here.

For more information you can get in touch by contacting 01792 587250 or


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