A17 Telescopic Handler

A17 Telescopic Handler


  • A:Industrial Telescopic
  • B:Up to 9 metres
  • C:All sizes excluding 360 slew
  • D: All sizes inc 360 slew

Who is it for?
Telescopic Handler (Telehandler) operators who want to take their CPCS test to gain their Red Trained Operator Card.

Training Available

Beginner (Max 2/3 candidates per course)

This is a four day course for operators with little or no experience plus a testing day.

Experienced (Max 2/3 candidates per course)

This is a one day course for operators with day to day experience of operating the Telehandler plus a testing day.


This training can be done at our training centre or at your site (subject to CPCS minimum requirements).

Upcoming Dates

Please contact our sales office for further information and course costs.

If you do not require CPCS we can arrange an NPORS or bespoke course to suit your needs.

CITB Grant Available

A grant of £300 may be available to CITB Levy contributors per candidate upon successful completion of the theory and practical elements of the CPCS A17 Telescopic Handler course. Additional grants of £400 per candidate may also be available upon successful completion of the NVQ Level 2 Plant Operator Qualification. Click here for further information.

CPCS Testing And Further Courses

Health and Safety test within 2 years

Theory - a verbal test with one to one questions with the tester

Practical - a test including:

  • Undertake all pre-use checks
  • Configure and set plant for site travel
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, substantial inclines & level surfaces (with and without loads)
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces
  • Lift and remove various loads up to full extension and working height of the Telehandler
  • Transfer and place loads accurately at given locations
  • Place and remove loads from a Vehicle
  • Park the Telehandler and carry out the shutdown and securing procedures

Next Step

NVQ Level 2 and CPCS Blue Competence Card