CPCS A17 Telescopic Handler- Aylesbury


CPCS A17  Telescopic Handler

This course is for people with limited or no experience who want to learn to operate a telescopic handler.

On passing the technical tests, we will apply for the CPCS trained operator card (red card) on your behalf.

Course content

  • Operate the machine for all normal tasks
  • Decide whether a particular load is safe to lift
  • Carry out routine servicing procedures and maintenance as necessary, in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions
  • Know how the machine works and the maintenance requirements involved
  • Understand the effect of load, size, weight, gradients and ground conditions upon machine stability
  • Know how to load, store and transport representative materials
  • Understand the basic construction of pallets.

Teaching and assessment 

  • 4 days learning through a mix of classroom-based teaching and practical exercises
  • 1 day assessment – CPCS technical tests.


  • CPCS Trained Operator Card (red card) on passing the CPCS technical tests
  • CITB National Construction College e-certificate available on request.

Mandatory entry requirements

  • CITB Health, safety and environment test passed no more than two years before the course start date or alternatively the new CPCS Plant Operative Health Safety and Environment Test, specifically tailored for Plant Operators.
  • Good understanding of spoken and written English.


Course Details:

  • 5 Day Course
  • Aylesbury

Additional information


22/07/2024, 12/08/2024, 09/09/2024, 07/10/2024, 11/11/2024, 09/12/2024

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