Pre-requisites: Candidates must have successfully passed the CSCS Health, Safety and Environment touchscreen test for Operatives within the past two years.
To provide thorough practical and theory training in operating a Telescopic Handler tonnes to enable the candidate to competently and safely operate the machine and pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.
- Operating the machine on all normal tasks for which it is designed - Deciding whether a particular load is safe to lift - Carrying out routine servicing procedures and maintenance in accordance with the manufacturers instructions - Carry out minor adjustments and routine servicing procedure - Preparing and driving the machine on public highways, and loading in onto a transporter in accordance with the requirements of the Road Traffic Acts - The purpose and capabilities of the machine and any relevant safety precautions necessary for its operation - How the machine works and the maintenance requirements involved - The effect of load, size, weight, gradients and ground conditions upon machine stability - The loading, storage and transit of representative materials - The basis construction of pallets - The permitted loading of scaffolds
Duration of Training: 1 day theory training + 1 day testing
To achieve the Red CPCS Trained Operator Card candidates must pass both the CPCS Theory Test and the Practical Test.
The course either has new dates in data loading, or is only run as a dedicated or In Company course.