Operate a Telehandler

This training manual covers:-
  • Operate a Telehandler (Unit standard 23637 Level 3, 20 credits)but will also include,
  • training in tasks that would occur when used in a Construction context. (this unit can be registered with NZQA on your record of learning)
  • The following Information, Guidelines and Codes of Practice provide aspects included in this training ACOP Forklifts, when lifting loads on forks
  1. ACOP Cranes, Part 16: Other Cranes or Equipment used as Cranes
  2. EWP Association of Australia, (Graphics & Video material)
  3. A Guide to the Health and Safety in Work Act 2015 HSWA
  4. ACOP Load lift Rigging
  5. ACOP Safe Use of Telehandlers in Construction (Draft NZ)
  6. BPG Mobile Elevating Work Platforms
  7. Guidelines for Working at Heights
  8. PECPR Regulations (exemption)
  9. General Risk and Workplace Management GRWM regulations

This training covers:-

  1. Inspection, includes attachments
  2. Planning a task, includes risk assessment
  3. Telehandler principles, Stability
  4. Reading a Load Chart
  5. Calculate a load weight
  6. Carrying a Load on Forks
  7. Using a Work Platform
  8. Using a Bucket/scoop

                                   Assessments approved by Connexis 

Please note trainees need to have, or do as part of this course, a W endorsement

We can do a Module Using a Jib attachment on Forks/attachment (non nzqa)

Lifting Loads with Mobile plant -Telehandler, Wheeled loader, Excavator. Training Tasks

Conversations with Worksafe about Forklifts/Telehandler and Training

Question. What do you register a Telehandler as

Question. What licence and endorsements do you need to operate a Telehandler

pphawken@xtra.co.nz      cell 0226243425  Operator Training Ltd

Day rate training information

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Elevating Work platforms MEWP

    • Skills registered assessor number 122856
      • Training based on NZQAunit standards, using Skills approved assessments.
        • 1 Days training consists of Legislation, Boom lift and Scissor lift (others as required)
                  • To train operators to a level where they can:

                    Describe the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA)

                    • and work accordingly
                    • Describe types of elevating work platforms (EWPs), and legislative requirements for their use
                    • Demonstrate knowledge of the safe operation of an EWP
                    • Complete pre-operational checks
                    • Carry out practical tasks
                    • Park and shut down
                                you provide machines and training room
                    • MEWP daily machine checksheet
                    • MEWP Risk assessment sheet
                    • ACC Risk cards new for Construction sites
                      • New Unit 23229 Use a safety harness for personal fall prevention when working at height
                            • This can be done in conjunction with EWP training (extra cost will occur)
                            • Approved assessments from Skills ITO
                          • Day Rate training information