CPCS A17 Telescopic Handler
Who Is This Course Designed For:
The CPCS A17 course aims to
provide the candidate with a thorough practical and theory training in
operating a Telescopic Handler in order to enable the candidate to pass the
CPCS Theory and Practical Tests
- Describe the
nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant
- Name and explain
the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and
- Confirm with
Manufacturer’s requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of
information source and the relevant regulations and legislation.
- Undertake all
- Configure and
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
- Transfer and place
loads accurately at given locations.
- Place and remove
loads from a vehicle.
- Maintain safe
- Maintain safe and
tidy working areas.
- Carry out shut
down and securing procedures.
- Explain the
loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting.
A CITB operative H&S Test
must have been passed within the last 2 years is required for this course. Once you have achieved your
Red CPCS Trained Operator Card it lasts for 2 years. During these 2 years you must
work towards and achieve your NVQ in Plant Operations to upgrade to a Blue CPCS