Course Code: A17c

The CPCS A17c course aims to provide candidates with thorough practical and theory training for operating a Telescopic Handler in order to pass the CPCS Theory and Practical Tests.

This is a 5 day novice course.

All prices are excluding VAT


Upcoming Course Dates

Location Date Places Available
Doncaster Plant & Heavy Lifting Training Centre - Doncaster20/04/20200 (Fully Booked)
Doncaster Plant & Heavy Lifting Training Centre - Doncaster11/05/20203
Doncaster Plant & Heavy Lifting Training Centre - Doncaster08/06/20203

About the course

This is a Novice level course:Our Novice level courses are for delegates who have had little or no training on the equipment.

Through a combination of targeted training and experience, delegates will be able to:

  • Describe the nature of the industry sector and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator.
  • Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology.
  • Confirm with manufacturers' requirements as per the operators' handbook, other types of information source and the relevant regulations and legislation.
  • Undertake all pre-use checks.
  • Configure ready for travel (site and highway).
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, steep inclines and level surfaces – loaded and unloaded.
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces (with and without loads).
  • Configure and set for lifting and transferring duties.
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services.
  • Lift and remove various loads up to full extension and working height of the telescopic handler.
  • Transfer and place loads accurately at given locations.
  • Place and remove loads from a vehicle.
  • Maintain safe working situations.
  • Maintain safe and tidy working areas.
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures.
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting.


Candidates must have taken a CSCS health, safety and environment test (within the last two years).

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