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A77 Telescopic handler 360 slew (October 2022) CPCS

October 24 - October 28

We are running a 5 day 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 course also includes the A17E – suspended loads endorsement

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

360 slew telehandler training course content


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

For your reference you can download the relevant questions for the theory test.

ACOP Group is accredited by both CPCS and NPORS.


October 24
October 28
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ACOP Group Limited
Capel Quarry, Gorslas,
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.

We are based near Cross Hands, Llanelli, south Wales. We are within a reasonable driving distance of the following areas: Aberystwyth, Birmingham, Bristol, Caldicot, Cardiff, Cardigan, Carmarthen, Hereford, Milford Haven, Newport, Newtown, Pembroke, south west England, Swansea, Swindon, Welshpool.