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A77 Telescopic handler 360 slew (December 2021)

6 December, 2021 - 10 December, 2021

We are running a telescopic handler 360 slew course (A77) for experienced Telescopic Handler operators. No previous 360 slew experience is necessary, but maybe advantageous.

Spaces are limited to a maximum of 2 learners.

This is a 5 day course and includes the A17E – suspended loads category.


Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with the telescoping handler will be able to:

Roles and responsibilities

  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator

Preparing for work

  • Name and explain the purpose of principal components, the basic construction, controls and terminology
  • Conform with manufacturer’s requirements as per the operator’s handbook, other types of information source and relevant regulations and legislation
  • Undertake and record all pre-use checks
  • Explain the need and function of appropriate documentation

Travelling and manoeuvring

  • Configure and ready for travel (site and highway)
  • Travel over level surfaces with and without loads and, on rough, undulating ground and inclines
  • Manoeuvre in a limited space area with and without loads
  • Arrange and follow given signals and instructions when travelling and manoeuvring with and without loads

Setting up for work

  • Configure and set for all lifting, loading and transferring duties in accordance with a given Risk Assessment and Method Statement (RAMS)
  • Attach and remove various attachments
  • Attach and remove hoist-rope attachments for the movement of suspended loads
  • Explain actions required for proximity hazards Inc. underground and overhead services
  • Explain the basic principles of the slinging of loads, types of lifting accessories that can be used and the correct and incorrect methods for attaching suspended loads to the machine
  • Explain the requirements for ensuring adequate ground support and stability
  • Explain the causes of instability during blocked, free-on-wheel and pick-and carry duties

Working tasks

  • Lift and place various suspended and fork-mounted loads from a variety of locations including a vehicle
  • Lift and place suspended and fork-mounted loads under blocked, free-on-wheels and pick-and-carry duties
  • Lift, transfer and place fixed-hook suspended loads up to maximum extension, at full working height and using the full slewing capability of the machine
  • Lift, transfer and place hoist-rope suspended loads up to maximum extension, at full of working height and using the full slewing capability of the machine (Blocked duties)
  • Lift, transfer and place fork-mounted loads up to maximum extension, at full working height and using the full slewing capability of the machine (Free-on- wheels)
  • Minimise the swinging of suspended loads during travel
  • Explain how stability is affected by travelling with a raised/extended boom and/or rotated upper structure with suspended loads and fork-mounted loads (both regular and irregular)
  • Explain visibility issues and restrictions with suspended and fork-mounted loads
  • Place suspended loads out of sight of the operator
  • Maintain safe working situations

Completing work

  • Maintain safe and tidy working areas

Shutting down

  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting


Capel Quarry, Cross Hands
Llanelli, SA14 7NH
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ACOP offer the full range of CPCS-accredited courses. This listing is an example of what we have forthcoming. However, please contact us will any individual requirements, or to ask for any cancellations and last minute offers.