This course is aimed at providing the necessary skills and knowledge to operate a telescopic materials handler (telehandler) safely and efficiently. The course is a mixture of in class theory, practical demonstration and assessment covering all aspect of operation including legislation; hazards and risk control; planning; pre-use inspections; load charts; load characteristics; attachments; safe operation; transport; reporting procedures; shut down and post operation checks.
Verification of Competency
Telescopic Materials Handler (Telehandler) Verification of Competencies can be delivered on-site and at our training facility. For more information, please contact the facility, or view our VOC page.
Full payment for courses up to $1,500 must be made before the commencement of the course unless the Payment Plan option is selected. For courses that cost over $1,500, Site Skills Training will hold an initial deposit of $1,500. The balance of fees payable will be charged at a point in the course that is proportionate to the amount of the deposit paid, e.g. a 10-day course costing $3,000, the remaining $1,500 will be charged at the end of day 5 (upon completion of 50% of the course).
A Payment Plan option is available for this course, please visit the Payment Plans Page for more information.
Payment for this course can be made via eftpos, cash, cheque or the Payment Plan option above. For billing information including who to write a cheque to, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1300 700 080.
Upon successful completion of this unit a Statement of Attainment will be issued.
Please refer to our Refund Policy
Are you interested in this course? For more information about the course or how to apply, email email@example.com or call 07 3177 9912 or you can Apply Online.
Telescopic Materials Handler (Telehandler) Operations Training requires a Unique Student Identifier (USI) , you can still complete the training without a USI, though Site Skills Training is unable to provide you with your completion certificate until you provided us with your USI. To apply for a free USI visit the USI website or contact our facility.
Training and assessment is conducted on-site at the Site Skills Training Facility. Upon arrangement, training and courses can be conducted at the premises of industry clients providing there a suitable industry training facilities.
There are no prerequisites
A telehandler does not constitute a “forklift” in relation to the operation of a powered industrial truck equipped with a mast and an elevating load carriage to which is attached a pair of forkarms or other attachment as prescribed in the National Standard for Licencing Persons Performing High Risk Work.
Yes - please contact Site Skills Training for an RPL kit
Units of Competency
RIIHAN309E Conduct telescopic materials handler operations
Construction, Resources, Defence, Agriculture