CSCS Telescopic Handler - Experienced Operator

Safetech Consulting and Training

Upcoming Courses:

28 Jun 2022 at Drumkeen

29 Jun 2022 at Drumkeen

CSCS Telescopic Handler - Experienced Operator

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

Method of training

  • Powerpoint presentation
  • Practical demonstration
  • Theory & Practical Assessment


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


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 FÁS SafePass 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


1 Day

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