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ROTO/ 360 Telescopic handler training (November 2023) CPCS

27 November 2023 @ 8:00 AM - 1 December 2023 @ 5:00 PM

A 5 day CPCS telescopic handler course.

Spaces are limited to 2 delegates per course.

This course covers the basics in 360 telehandler operation and maintenance, with a CPCS technical test (A77) on the final day.

In addition to the 360 telehandler category, successful learners will also gain the A17C (telescopic handler) and A17E (suspended loads) endorsements.

This is shortened course is aimed at experienced telehandler ops. Please contact the office for profiling prior to booking.

360 Telescopic Handler training course content


Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with the 360 telescopic 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 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, where applicable, on rough, undulating ground and inclines. (excluding suspended loads)
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces with and without loads (including suspended loads for endorsement E)
  • Follow given signals and instructions when travelling and manoeuvring with and without loads

Setting the telehandler up for work

  • Configure and set for all lifting, loading and transferring duties
  • Attach and remove attachments, including forks.
  • 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
  • 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)

Working tasks

  • 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.


27 November 2023 @ 8:00 AM
1 December 2023 @ 5:00 PM
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ACOP Group Limited
Capel Quarry, Gorslas,
Llanelli, SA14 7NH
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ACOP Group
01269 844155
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Your level of experience

Whatever your level of experience, contact us to discuss your training needs.

To make sure you're on the right course we'll ask you a few questions as a short learner profiling exercise.

Are you an experienced operator? You may want to proceed directly to test, or discuss pre-test familiarisation training.

We are also happy to discuss how you can progress from your red card to a blue card, or any NVQ requirements you may have.

Get in touch with ACOP Group to plan your next steps. You can email us at info@acopgroup.com or call us on 01269 844155.

ACOP Group offer the full range of CPCS and NPORS-accredited courses. Our listings give an example of what we have forthcoming. However, please contact us with 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.