Conduct telescopic materials handler operations

Course Description

This course is aimed at providing the necessary skills and knowledge to operate a telescopic materials handler (telehandler) safely and efficiently. The course is a mixture of in class theory, practical demonstration and assessment covering all aspect of operation including legislation; hazards and risk control; planning; pre-use inspections; load charts; load characteristics; attachments; safe operation; transport; reporting procedures; shut down and post operation checks.

Career Opportunities

This course is suited to those interested in civil construction, extractive, earthmoving, transport and Logistics and similar industries.

Core Units

Course Requirements

On completion of the course, participants will have gained the following skills and knowledge in:

  • Plan Operations: Hazard management and consultation
  • Pre-operational Inspections: on the telehandler and each type of attachment being conducted
  • Operate: Attach, secure, lift, carry and place materials
  • Operate: Select, remove and fit attachments
  • Conclude Operations: Parking, securing the equipment and following site specific procedures
  • RIIHAN309F
    Conduct telescopic materials handler operations

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Course Delivery

  • This course is delivered in a classroom environment as well as significant practical elements outside of the classroom.

Program Length

  • The mode of delivery for this course is one day face to face.

This course does attract Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) funding for eligible students. For further details on eligibility requirements, please contact our office on 1300 010 185.

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