Magbiehill Park, Dunlop Rd, Kilmarnock KA3 3DX

Course Location

Magbiehill Park, Dunlop Rd, Kilmarnock KA3 3DX

All of our courses take place at our six-acre training and testing facility which is accredited by CPCS & NPORS.

CPCS Telescopic Handler A17 (5 Days)

Course Aims

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. Experienced operators who need a formal qualification can do our condensed 3-day course

Interested in this course?

Please get in touch today and a member of the Blackwood Training team will be in touch.

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 test

Qualifications you get

  • CPCS Trained Operator Card (red card) on passing the CPCS technical tests

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