NPORS Telehandler Training

The Aim of the NPORS Telehandler Forklift Course is to:

Provide the candidate with the basic knowledge and practical skills involved in operating the telescopic handler. On successful completion of the course you will be issued with an NPORS trained operator card.

This course meets the statutory requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, and other relevant statutory provisions and Approved Codes of Practice.

The Objectives of the Course are to enable delegates to:

  • Be able to operate the machine safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers' instructions and accepted good practice.
  • Carry out a pre-shift inspection.
  • Be able to load and unload vehicles and static racking.
  • Understand the causes of instability of the truck and loads.
  • Have an understanding of responsibilities under Health and Safety at Work Order & other current relevant legislation.

Telehandler Forklift Course Summary

  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations.
  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998.
  • Health and Safety at Work Order.
  • Other current relevant regulations.
  • Introduction to machine.
  • Pre - shift inspections.
  • Controls and instruments.
  • Components and main types of lift trucks.
  • Re - fuelling systems.
  • Coolant, fuel and lubrication systems.
  • Emergency controls.
  • Manoeuvring over uneven ground.
  • Operators safety code.
  • Handling loaded / unloaded pallets and difficult shaped loads.
  • Loading and Unloading flat bed lorries and at various heights.

Certification

NPORS Plastic identity card with photo, this card is issued by NPORS.
In house certificates, this is suitable proof of operator competence accepted for insurance and HSE compliance

Course Duration Dependent On Experience

Experienced Operator:1 Day Assessment only

Novice Operator:1-5 Days

More Information

For further details on the telehanler training and to book your place, please call 0800 689 1793

NPORS Telehandler Training

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