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NPORS - Telescopic Handler Refresher course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Telescopic Handler Refresher course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  National Plant Operators Registration Scheme (NPORS). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (NPORS) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching. Visit NPORS web site

What is the NPORS - Telescopic Handler Refresher course?

Category: Forklift

Level: Beginner

The intention of the Telehandler Forklift Course is to provide candidates with the basic awareness and practical skills in order to operate a Telehandler Forklift to the NPORS (National Plant Operators Registration Scheme) standard.

Who is the NPORS - Telescopic Handler Refresher course designed for?

Candidates must have a current Telescopic handler certificate and be able to provide proof of this prior to course commencement. 

What subjects does the NPORS - Telescopic Handler Refresher course cover?

It is envisaged that by the end of this course of training the trainee will be able to

answer questions on and perform the following:

  • Have a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and their responsibilities as a plant operator.
  • Have a working knowledge of the manufacturer’s handbook for the particular machine to be used and other relevant sources of information.
  • Be able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions.
  • Be able to locate and identify steering, driving and braking controls and explain their functions.
  • Conduct all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements.
  • Safely mount and dismount the machine.
  • Start and stop the engine and safely move the machine off and stop it safely.
  • Configure the machine for travel and manoeuvre it safely laden and unladen, ver varying terrain, rough ground, inclines, in open and confined areas.
  • Conduct all necessary safety checks at the work area.
  • Manoeuvre the machine to the work area and correctly configure in readiness to carry out lifting and load handling tasks.
  • Carry out lifting and load handling tasks.
  • Lift and transfer loads accurately and safely at different locations.
  • Load and unload external transport safely.
  • Fit, adjust and or remove attachments.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of loading and unloading procedures for machine transportation.
  • Carry out all end of shift and shut down procedures.

How is the NPORS - Telescopic Handler Refresher course assessed?

Theoretical training and test.Practical training and test.

NPORS - Telescopic Handler Refresher course dates and locations