To get a CPCS (A17) Telescopic Handler Course in UK today, most sites require you to have a CPCS Red Trained Operators Card. The first step towards getting your CPCS red card is completing this NVQ Award in Health and Safety in a construction environment course.
Aimed at operators of telehandlers or telescopic handlers, this Construction Plant Competence Scheme CPCS (A17) telehandler training course is created to instruct them in both the theoretical and practical aspects of the telehandler. The CSCS Health, Safety and Environment touchscreen test for Operatives—also referred to as a "telescopic handler" or "telescopic forklift"—must have been passed by all delegates within the previous two years.
Three different categories make up the CPCS (A17) telehandler training course, these are:
A: Telescoping industrial handler
B: Up to 9 meters of telescopic handler
C: All sizes, including 360-degree slew (For this, there is a different telehandler training course, A77).
Depending on the demands of their existing employment role, delegates will need to decide which type of telehandlertraining to enrolin.Operatives can operate telescopic handler categories A, B, and C without the 360 slew thanks to category C of the CPCS telehandler training.
Please take note: The A77 Telescopic Handler 360 slew Training Category has replaced Category D, formerly known as Category A17D, which served as the CPCS telehandler course for all sizes including the 360-degree slew. Because candidates needed to have more experience, the CPCS awarding body created the A77 category in 2018.
The CPCS red card (trained operator) in this category is awarded to successful delegates of any of these CPCS telehandler course categories and is valid for two years. The NVQ in Plant Operations must be earned within these 2 years by candidates who currently have this card in order to upgrade to a Competent Operator "Blue" card.
Getting a CPCS (A17) Training Telescopic Handler Course is an important step towards demonstrating your competence and safety in operating a telescopic handler on a construction site. Here are the steps to follow to obtain your CPCS A17 telehandler course card:
We'll contact you within 48 hours to confirm your reservation or gather additional information before confirming your seat on the CPCS A(17)course. Please ensure that you have read and comprehended the terms and conditions of the CPCS(A17) telehandler training.