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Telescopic Handler

- CPCS A17

Course Overview

  • Correct machine operation
  • Understanding different loads
  • Understand names, components and terminology
  • Site the machine safely and efficiently for use
  • Correct Manoeuvring of machine
  • Understand the capabilities, purposes and limitations of each machine
  • Follow all necessary safety precautions
  • Understand how to load and transport materials
  • The effects of load size, weight and ground conditions when lifting
  • Pre-use and shutdown checks
  • Lifting and Traveling with under slung loads
Telescopic arm training with CTUK

A17a (Industrial Telescopic) Available upon request
A17b (Up to 9 meters) Available upon request
A17c (All sizes excluding 360 slew) Public Courses available fortnightly
A17d (All sizes including 360 slew) Not offered
A17e (Suspended Loads) Available upon request


In order to take this test you must have taken a CSCS HSE Operatives test, as a minimum, within 2 years of your test date.


Once you have achieved both theory and practical assessments you will receive a Red Trained operator card which is valid for 2 years, unless you have previously complete the relevant NVQ, in which case you will receive a blue competent operator card.

Next step

The next step will be completing your level 2 NVQ in Forklift Trucks, this is a service provided by Construction Training UK therefore please contact a member of the team to discuss further.

Course Type
4 days
£945 +VAT
2 days
£700 +VAT
Test Only
1 day
£400 +VAT
Course Date
04 - 07/05/2021
17 - 20/05/2021
01 - 04/06/2021
14 - 17/06/2021

Want to know more?

Have a look at some of the resources for this course below to give you a taster of what to expect from the course and the training & knoweldge you will gain from it.