CSCS Telescopic Handler - Experienced Operator

Start date: 10/05/2024
Cost: €550
Venue: Safetech Plant Training Centre, Drumkeen, Co. Donegal, F93 AX52
Places Currently Available
Description

This CSCS assessment course in Telescopic Handler Operation is for the experienced operator who has extensive practical experience but has never received any form of initial training. It enables experienced telescopic handler operators to gain recognition for their achievements by way of certification and to comply with statutory regulations.

Aim Of Course

To provide an opportunity for participants to demonstrate their skills, knowledge and attitudes associated with telescopic handler operations and to obtain the appropriate certification.

Programme Content

The programme will consist of a classroom session of underpinning knowledge relating to telescopic handler operations, a one-hour practical test and a one-hour related knowledge test.

The Candidate Would Be Expected To

  • Safely operate and control a telescopic handler under no-load and load conditions

  • Lift and place a variety of loads to towers and trailers

  • Carry out pre-start checks and walk-around inspection procedures on a telescopic handler

  • Recognise and use approved hand signals

  • Recognise the function of all safety indicators and be competent in the use of load charts

Training Method

This Course is Delivered Via: 

  • Powerpoint Presentation

  • Practical Demonstration

  • Theory & Practical Assessment

Certification

On successful completion candidates will be awarded a QQI Level 5 Certificate and a CSCS Card.

Requirements

Candidates for this programme must:

  • Have at least six months full time experience on telescopic handlers in accordance with the 4th Schedule - of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013.

  • The six months experience must be within the last two years.

  • Posses a current SOLAS Safe Pass Card

  • Have completed the Completed Candidate Pack

  • Be at least 18 years of age

  • 1 x Passport Photo

  • PPS Number

  • PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), i.e. Hard Hat, High Vis Vest, Steel Toe Capped Boots, Gloves.

No of Delegates

3 Maximum per class

Duration

This is a 1 Day Course.

Funding Available

Unemployed

If you are unemployed and seeking work, you may be eligible for funding from the Department of Social Protection to cover all, or some of the costs of your training. (means depending, you may be entitled to up to €1000).

Candidates who wish to avail of this must make an appointment with a case officer in their local Intreo office, discuss their case & apply for funding. The candidate will receive a funding application form which they must sign & bring/post to us. Upon completion, we will send this back to the case officer who will then review the funding application.

Upon receiving funding approval in the post from the Department of Social Protection, candidates must then call us to reserve a place on our course. We cannot confirm a place on our course until funding approval is gained.

Employed

If employed within the private sector or are a sole trader, there may also be funding assistance available through Skillnet funding. Skillnet may fund a percentage of your training, if eligible. For more details on this, please contact us on 074 91 27786.

Upcoming Courses
Start date: 10/05/2024
Cost: €550
Venue: Safetech Plant Training Centre, Drumkeen, Co. Donegal, F93 AX52
Places Currently Available
Start date: 20/06/2024
Cost: €550
Venue: Safetech Plant Training Centre, Drumkeen, Co. Donegal, F93 AX52
Places Currently Available