Telescopic Handler FAS CSCS Assessment

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Telescopic Handler Assessment Duration
1 Day FAS CSCS Telescopic Handler Assessment (typically 8.30am to 4.30pm).

This 1 day Telescopic Handler Assessment course is available on-site on your premises anywhere in the Republic of Ireland subject to minimum numbers. A suitable room would be required for on-site training for the theory section of the course, and machines are needed for the practical. The Certificate of Thorough Examination for the machine must be in date where required.

The 1 Day FAS CSCS Telescopic Handler course is also available at our Training Centre in Ashbourne, Co. Meath.

Telescopic Handler Certification
On successful completion of this FAS CSCS Telescopic Handler Assessment you will be issued with a FETAC Certificate and FAS CSCS Operator Card for Telescopic Handlers.

Telescopic Handler Course Description
The Programme will consist of a combination of a classroom session of underpinning knowledge relating to Telescopic Handler operations, and practical operation of the Telescopic Handler.

  • Introduction
  • Safety and PPE
  • Responsibilities of the Telescopic Handler operator
  • Telescopic Handler Operator’s Manual
  • Telescopic Handler pre-use checks
  • Telescopic Handler operation
  • Telescopic Handler safety awareness
  • Safety controls and stabilisers
  • Prepare the machine for movement
  • Travel the Telescopic Handler
  • Set up for operation and operate Telescopic Handler controls
  • Lifting and placing various loads
  • Park and secure the Telescopic Handler
  • Theory test
  • Practical test

Trainee Requirements
Candidates must be over 18 and may attend the Telescopic Handler Assessment by a choice of 2 routes:

Candidates who have no experience of operating Telescopic Handler must complete the 3 day New Entrant Telescopic Handler course before attending the FAS CSCS Assessment (listed on our Course List).

Experienced Telescopic Handler Operators who have not attended the 3 day New Entrant programme may present for the Telescopic Handler Assessment subject to filling out the required Self Assessment / Declaration paperwok and satisfying the relevant criteria. Please contact our office for further information.

All candidates must hold a current FAS Safe Pass Registration Card.

PPE Requirements
Trainees must have the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment with them i.e. Helmet, Safety Boots, Hi-Viz Vest.

Who Should Attend?
This FAS CSCS Telescopic Handler Assessment is suitable for anyone who wishes to achieve the CSCS Telescopic Handler card (ticket) which is required for Telescopic Handler drivers on construction sites.

Course Objectives
To assess delegates on the knowledge and skills needed to operate Telescopic Handler safely.

Training Methods
Presentation with slides, printed course material, demonstration, practical use.

Who Will Benefit?
All those in your organisation who use, supervise or manage the use of Telescopic Handler.