Vally Plant Training

Call: 0800 689 1793

Mobile: 07724 967694

Newton Farm Business Park

Ashchurch, Tewkesbury, Gloucester GL20 7BE

Vally Plant Training

Call: 0800 689 1793

Mobile: 07724 967694
Vally Plant Training

Call: 0800 689 1793

Mobile: 07724 967694

Newton Farm Business Park

Ashchurch, Tewkesbury, Gloucester GL20 7BE

NPORS Telehandler Training

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Aim of the NPORS Telehandler Training is to:

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

NPORS is an approved CSCS Partner Card Scheme, providing evidence that individuals working on construction sites have the appropriate training and qualifications for the safe use of telehandlers on site. Furthermore, training criteria is based on the approved standards of the Construction Leadership Council.

This Telehandler training can only be completed on your site due to the training centres restriction.

Experienced operator – NPORS Telehandler Test

NPORS Telehandler Test is for operators who have received some form of training in the past or alternatively has been operating the Telehandler for a period of time. If you are unsure if you qualify to go down the test route please contact us to discuss this in more detail.

There are two parts to the telehandler test, a theory section comprised of 25 questions and a practical session.

Telehandler Forklift Course Summary

  • Be able to operate the Telehandler safely and correctly in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions and accepted good practice.
  • Carry out Telehandler 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 Act, PUWER, LOLER and other current relevant legislation.
  • 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 the machine.
  • Pre-shift inspections.
  • Controls and instruments.
  • Components and main types of lift trucks.
  • Refuelling 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 flatbed lorries and at various heights.

Why Book Your Test With VPT

  • NPORS Telehandler Training Available 7 days a week to suit your business requirements.
  • VPT have a team of friendly and approachable instructors, who have a wealth of knowledge of the telehandler and the construction industry
  • Our Telehandler training and test packages are priced to be competitive. Discounts are available for multiple bookings
  • We can send a fully qualified NPORS Telehandler Tester to your site nationwide, to reduce the amount of time away from work



3 Day Crane/Lift Supervisor Course. £895 pp

29/11/23 – 01/12/23

18/12/23 – 20/12/23

Book your place today as spaces are limited

NPORS Telehandler Course Duration

Experienced Operator: 1 Day Test only, maximum 4 candidates

Novice Operator: 1-5 Days, maximum 3 candidates

Location: can only be completed on your site – Nationwide, due to the training centres restriction

Funding: CITB Funding may be available, Find out more by clicking the CITB logo below

At Our Customers Site Nationwide*: Our instructors travel throughout the UK To deliver telehandler training

*Mileage and accommodation charges may apply

The Telehandler Training Novice duration can vary depending on the experience of the candidate.




Traditional card – lasts for 5 years and is mainly accepted with housebuilders, utilities, port and marine as proof of competence OR

NPORS card with CSCS logo – accepted by all major building contractor’s. The initial card is the RED trained operator card which lasts for 2 years and can be upgraded to BLUE competent operator card further to completion of relevant NVQ.

CSCS Health & Safety Test

If you require the NPORS Telehandler Red operator card with the CSCS logo on then you must have completed the operatives health and safety test within the last two years.

In house certificates: suitable as proof of operator competence accepted for insurance and HSE compliance.

NPORS telehandler test