Telescopic Handler CSCS

This is a SOLAS, Construction Skills Certification Scheme, CSCS course. The aim of the this programme is to enable trained Telescopic Handler operators to gain recognition through assessment of their skills and knowledge for the safe and efficient operations of a Telescopic Handler in construction.

Course Overview

Course Content:

• Legislation & Regulations

• Employer and employee responsibilities

• Safe Working Practices

• Machine components and functions

• Correct operating techniques

• Pre-use checks and basic maintenance

• Road Travel (where relevant)

• Types and characteristics of materials and load

• Site Safety

• Shut down & securing procedures

• Theory Examination & Practical Assessment
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Who is this course for
Construction and Plant workers who operate Telescopic Handlers.
Course Aim
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Course Objectives
This course is designed to give students the skills, knowledge and attitude which will enable them to operate Telescopic Handlers in a safe manner in accordance with manufacturers instructions and statutory requirements.
Course Requirements
• At least 6 months experience operating a telescopic Handler, working under supervision in the construction industry, within the last 2 years.
• All trainees have to have a valid Irish Safe Pass
• All trainees have to have an Irish or UK PPS number. If they have a UK PPS number we must be informed before the date of training in order to request a process number from SOLAS.
• All trainees have to be able to read, write and understand English on their own. – If not then a SOLAS approved interpreter needs to be provided on-site for all training.
• All SOLAS Candidate Packs need to be completed and returned to us at least 72 hours in advance of a booking being confirmed, where applicable
NOTE: SOLAS rules require 7 full days notice of our intention to run a course
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