The telehandler is categorised into two types, non-slewing or slewing fitted with or without stabilisers. This course covers the safe operation of a telehandler by undertaking pre operational checks, hazard identification, wearing correct PPE, communicating and parking and shutting down a telehandler.
Unit Standard: 23637 L3 C20 V5
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
The course is a combination of theoretical and practical training and assessment.
Theory assessment with appropriate company documents*; verification form followed by observed practical assessment.
*We recommend students bring completed check sheet; job sheet; hazard ID sheet or JSA/JHA from their workplace relating to a telehandler operation.
Assessment involves operating a telehandler with fork attachment. (most commonly used attachment).
If an alternative attachment is required, please contact Wood Training in advance. Note: For any other attachment a W Endorsement applies.
To maintain current competency, it is recommended that refresher training occurs regularly. Depending on the industry you work in this may vary. Current Wood Training recommendation is every three years.
This unit standard does not meet the requirements for the Approved Code of Practice for “Cranes”, Part 4: Requirements for persons operating or working with cranes, page 47.
There isn’t much that Bob can’t drive or operate. Bob is a MITO, and Connexis registered assessor, a Competenz registered Forklift Trainer and an NZTA approved assessor. Bob started his career as a Driver/Operator within the Transport and Building Industries and has spent the last 20 years training people on safe driving and operating equipment. He believes in giving the right information to the candidate so that they can make the right decisions out there in the workplace, that teaching the safe use of heavy machinery includes a strong approach to forming a safety culture at their workplace so that the operator goes home safe every day.