Telescopic Handler FAS CSCS New Entrant

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Telescopic Handler Course Duration
3 Day FAS CSCS Telescopic Handler New Entrant Operator training courses (typically 8.30am to 4.30pm).

The 3 Day FAS CSCS Telescopic Handler course is available at our Training Centre in Ashbourne, Co. Meath. This 3 day training course is also 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.

On successful completion of this programme you will be issued with an Operator Log Book and a Temporary Operator card. You are required to spend a minimum of six months operating the machine within a two year timeframe before you can apply for your CSCS final assessment. Once the log book is completed you must attend an additional 1 Day Assessment in order to receive your full FAS CSCS Operator ticket, which is valid for 5 years.

Telescopic Handler Course Description
The Programme will consist of a combination of classroom sessions 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

Trainee Requirements
Candidates must be over 18 and have at least three months general construction experience. Candidates must also hold a current FAS Safe Pass Registration Card. They must be medically fit to operate machinery.

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 New Entrant Telescopic Handler training course is suitable for anyone who wishes to learn how to operate Telescopic Handlers. This course will prepare candidates for the FAS Telescopic Handler Assessment leading to the CSCS Telescopic Handler card (ticket) which is required for teleporter drivers on construction sites.

Course objectives
To provide delegates with the essential knowledge required to operate Telescopic Handlers efficiently and safely.

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

Who will benefit?
All those in your organisation who use, supervise or manage the use of Telescopic Handlers.