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"The NPORS N010 Telescopic Handler Training Course is a comprehensive and hands-on program designed to equip learners with the essential knowledge and practical skills to become trained Telescopic handler operators. The course aims to train individuals to safely operate Telescopic Handlers, ensuring they are compliant with LOLER & PUWER regulations as well as BS7121

NPORS telehandler training

"The NPORS N010 Telescopic Handler Training Course is a multi-level program that caters to both beginners with no prior experience and seasoned operators looking to obtain a recognised qualification. The training is delivered by a team of experienced and certified instructors who are well-versed in Plant operations, lifting techniques and Industry safety standards. 

NPORS telescopic handler training

What's does the NPORS Telescopic Handler course include? By the end of the training course you should have strong skills in the following areas:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and your responsibilities as a Telescopic handler operator

  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular machine to be used and other relevant sources of information

  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions

  • Be able to locate and identify steering, driving and breaking controls and explain their functions

  • Carry out all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturers and legislative requirements

  • Safely mount and dismount the machine

  • Start and stop the engine and safely move the machine off and stop it safely

  • Configure the machine for travel and manoeuvre it safely laden and unladen over varying terrain, rough ground, inclines and  in open and confined areas 

  • Conduct all necessary safety checks of the work area

  • Manoeuvre the machine to the work area and correctly configure it in readiness to carry out lifting and load handling tasks

  • Carry out lifting and load handling tasks

  • Lift and transfer loads accurately and safely at different locations

  • Load and unload on and off external transport safely

  • Fit, adjust or remove attachments

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of loading and unloading procedures for machine transportation

How will I be assessed? Throughout the course, operatives will undergo both theoretical assessments and practical evaluations to gauge their progress.

Upon successful completion of the Telehandler Training Course, participants will receive a nationally recognised card which will be valid for 5 years for traditional NPORS cards or 2 years for CSCS logo NPORS. This can be converted to a blue competent operator card on completion of the relevant NVQ and would then be valid for 5 years. 


Do I have to attend the full course if I'm already experienced? 
The training course welcomes individuals with varying levels of experience and it's possible to take an experienced worker test on site. Your trainer will discuss timescales and agree a training programme with you based on your experience. 

What is the price of the NPORS Telescopic Handler Course
The price of the course there is depending upon your experience and training location, experienced worker tests with no training required can be carried out from as little as £250 + VAT making it one of the most commercially viable qualification schemes on the market. 
Other relevant training activities include: 
N100 Suspended Loads

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