CPCS A17c Telescopic Handler - 5 Day Novice Course

In Manchester

Price on request


  • Typology


  • Location


  • Duration

    5 Days


To learn to drive a telescopic handler to CPCS test standards.
Suitable for: Anybody

Important information


  • 17-CO




Manchester (Greater Manchester)
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Wellington Street, BL8 2BD


On request

To take into account

CSCS Health and Safety Test within the last 2 years.

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Course programme

Learning outcomes

On completion of this unit, the candidate will be able to:

  • Identify the basic construction, purpose and function of components and the purpose and use of all controls and gauges.
  • Identify and comply with manufacturers' instructions in accordance with the operator's handbook, other information sources i.e. load charts and applicable legislation.
  • Explain all relevant documentation.
  • Carry out pre-use and running checks.
  • Configure the telescopic-handler for site and road travel.
  • Travel over differing types of terrain, including rough undulating ground (not applicable to industrial telescopic) 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 various loads within the full working range of the telescopic handler.
  • Ensure load integrity and security.
  • Transport loads.
  • Place and retrieve loads accurately at various points.
  • Place and retrieve loads from vehicle bed or trailer.
  • Explain precautions to be taken for overhead services and other hazards.
  • Keep within safe working parameters.
  • Place the machine in an out-of-service condition.
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedure on and off a transporter.

Examination and Certification

To achieve the learning outcomes the candidate must complete a theory test and a practical test.
Successful candidates will be entered into the NPORS and CPCS scheme.

Instructor : Candidates : Machine
1 : 3 : 1

Additional information

Students per class: 3

CPCS A17c Telescopic Handler - 5 Day Novice Course

Price on request