RIIHAN309E Conduct Telescopic Materials Handler Operations Course


Courses Info

Course Outcome

Learners who successfully complete this course, will be issued with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the above unit of competency.

Course Overview

This course is designed to provide learners with the required skills and knowledge relating to all aspects associated with the operation of a telescopic materials handler (capacity of 3 tonnes and under). Telehandlers above this capacity fall into the High Risk Work Licence non-slewing crane ‘CN’ category.
These include:

  • planning & preparation
  • conducting pre-start checks
  • machine operation
  • attaching, usage and removal of attachments
  • transportation of the machine between sites
  • storage & securing of the machine on completion of work
  • post operational checks and routine housekeeping

Suitable applicants for this course may include operators who currently hold forklift truck operator competency or are now looking to gain this competency to advance their skills as part of their career progression.


The course is conducted over 2 days and consists of theory and practical elements. The theoretical components will be conducted face-to-face in the classroom and all practical elements will be demonstrated, practised and assessed either in a simulated environment or approved workplace.

Training Location

Training can be conducted at one of our training centres or on your premises provided certain requirements are met.

Learners must undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment to assist in determining suitability.

Birth Certificate, Drivers Licence or Passport must be presented as evidence of ID.