Telehandler Training

Rough Terrain Telescopic Handler Truck Training and Telehandler Training

Highland Training Solutions (HTS) offers Rough Terrain Telescopic Handler (often referred to as a Rough Terrain Telehandler) training as well as Telehandler training. The RTITB Accredited Rough Terrain Telescopic Handler training course will give you the skills to operate the truck safely and efficiently, carry out a pre-use inspection and recall and explain the causes of truck and load instability.

Telehandler Training

The course covers, but is not limited to, the following areas:
• Controls and Instruments
• Starting/moving/stopping and steering the truck
• Handling pallets, containers and bulk packs
• Driving on/off ramps and inclines
• Principles of operating on rough terrain
• Loading/unloading and stacking/destacking
• Free standing and in-racking procedures
Course Durations (for 3 people):
• Novice candidate: 37.5 hours
• Experienced (but untrained) candidate: 20 hours
• Refresher (recommended every 3 years) candidate: 7.5 hours
• Conversion candidate: 15 hours

Last year over 2,000 people completed and passed RTITB rough terrain telescopic handler training and testing and achieved their Certificate of Basic Operator Training, or “licence” as it is often referred to.

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For more information and course availability please call 01463 242484 or Email us at