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Forklift CPCS – CPCS Telescopic Handler A17 Wheeled – CPCS trained operator (red) card

This course is for people with limited or no experience who want to learn to operate a telescopic handler. 

Experienced operators who need a formal qualification can do our condensed 3-day course.

Course content

  • Operate the machine for all normal tasks
  • Decide whether a particular load  is safe to lift
  • Carry out routine servicing procedures and maintenance as necessary, in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions
  • Know how the machine works and the maintenance requirements involved
  • Understand the effect of load, size, weight, gradients and ground conditions upon machine stability
  • Know how to load, store and transport representative materials
  • Understand the basic construction of pallets

Teaching and assessment 

  • 4 days learning through a mix of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises
  • 1 day assessment – CPCS technical tests