CPCS Training - Telescopic Telehandler Courses (A17): This category of CPCS Plant training is aimed operators of telehandlers or telescopic handlers. CPCS training courses are designed to lead to Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) qualifications, which allow those holding a valid qualification to carry a CPCS card.
The CPCS telescopic telehandler course has four categories. Choosing which course to complete is dependent on the requirements of the delegate’s current role. Operators can choose between categories:
A: Industrial Telescopic
B: Up to 9 meters
C: All sizes ex. 360 degree slew
D: all sizes inc. 360 degree slew.
Category C enables operatives to drive telescopic handler categories A, B and C without the 360 slew. Category D qualifies operatives for all sizes including the 360 degree slew.
The A17 CPCS Telehandler course aims to train operators in the theoretical and practical parts of the telehandler. The aim of which is passing the CPCS telehandler technical test.
If you are a Private Individual looking to undertake telehandler training to obtain a CPCS card, the implications are very different from those of a CITB registered construction company. For Private Individuals it is recommended that you click on the following link with information on CPCS Training and the Private Individual, before making a specific enquiry relating to a CPCS Telehandler Training Course.
If you already understand the details of the scheme and want to make CPCS telehandler training enquiry please either click here to send a general enquiry, or click on one of the courses at the bottom of this page and the scroll down to send a specific course enquiry. It is always worth making a general enquiry on CPCS training courses as course dates will not always be shown in search results. Click here to see course dates and locations for open CPCS telehandler training courses and other courses in this category that have been loaded.
A typical novice A17 CPCS course telehandler course would include both theoretical and practical training such as; how to operate the chosen machine, checking that the load is safe, how to complete simple servicing and maintenance including minor adjustments, driving the machine on public roads and the legislation that covers this and working out how much the machine can carry. A typical experienced worker course would include only the theoretical aspects of training.
The CPCS technical test at the end of the telehandler training course includes a theory and practical test.
As with other CPCS categories there are foundation or novice telehandler training courses for those with little experience and as well as experienced worker courses. Telehandler course choice will depend on how much experience the delegate has.
CPCS Telehandler training courses typically start from £450.00 per candidate (Technical Tests Only) and are available nationwide.
Successful telehandler trwaining course delegates will be awarded the CPCS Trained Operator 'Red' card, having successfully passed both the CPCS Theory test and the Practical test. This card will be valid for 2 years and you will need to achieve your NVQ in Plant Operations within these 2 years, in order to upgrade to a Competent Operator 'Blue' card.
Plant Training - All Categories
|Trainer||Course Title||Days||Price ex. VAT|
|CPCS Training (A17) - Telehandler Course - Experienced Worker Practical Assessment (EWPA)||1||from £675.00|
|CPCS Training (A17) - Telescopic Handler - Technical Tests Only||0.5 - 1||from £425.00|
|CPCS Training (A17) - Telescopic Handler Course - Experienced Worker||2||from £650.00|
|CPCS Training (A17) - Telescopic Handler Course - Foundation/Novice||4 - 5||from £945.00|
|M323AB||CPCS Training (A17D) - Telescopic Handler Course including 360 Slew - Experienced Workers||2||£675.00|
|M323AB||CPCS Training (A17D) - Telescopic Handler Course including 360 Slew - Foundation/Novice||4||£1495.00|
|M323AB||CPCS Training (A17D) - Telescopic Handler Course including 360 Slew - Technical Test Only||1||£525.00|
|CPCS Training (A17E) - Telescopic Handler Suspended Loads Endorsement Course||2||from £595.00|
|L001TC||Straight To CPCS Blue Card - Telescopic Handler (A17)||1||£995.00|
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