NPORS Telescopic Handler
Duration 5 days
Course Content

Through a combination of targeted training and experience, an individual with a telescopic handler will be able to:

  • Describe the nature of the sector of industry and their role and responsibilities as a plant operator.
  • Name and explain the purpose of principle components, the basic construction, controls and terminology.
  • Confirm with Manufacturer’s requirements as per the operators handbook, other types of information source and the relevant regulations and legislation.
  • Undertake all pre-use checks.
  • Configure and ready for travel (site and highway).
  • Travel over rough, undulating ground, steep inclines and level surfaces – loaded and unloaded.
  • Manoeuvre in confined spaces (with and without loads).
  • Configure and set for lifting and transferring duties.
  • Explain actions required for hazards, underground and overhead services.
  • Lift and remove various loads up to full extension and working height of the telescopic handler.
  • Transfer and place loads accurately at given locations.
  • Place and remove loads from a vehicle.
  • Maintain safe working situations.
  • Maintain safe and tidy working areas.
  • Carry out shut down and securing procedures.
  • Explain the loading and unloading procedures for machine transporting.

Course Aims

The NPORS N011 course aims to provide the candidate with a thorough practical and theory training in operating a Telescopic Handler in order to to enable the candidate to pass the NPORS Theory and Practical Tests.

Course Requirement

All visitors must report to reception on arrival and follow site safety rules at all times.

There are no catering facilities on site, so delegates need to provide their own lunch. There are tea and coffee facilities available.

Candidates must bring and wear their PPE on site for plant testing. They must also bring signature and photographic identification as required for all testing.

Examination Board

Established in 1992, the National Plant Operators Registration Scheme is now one of the UK's leading Accreditation and Registration Bodies, working across the Construction, Industrial, Utilities, Warehousing and Distribution, Agricultural, Ports and Marine sectors.

NPORS offers flexibility, whilst maintaining standards, both nationally and internationally by working with industry and Accredited Training Providers


To achieve the NPORS Operators Card candidates must pass both the NPORS Theory and Practical Test.

Refresher / Re-qualification Information

Once you have achieved your NPORS Operator Card it lasts for 3 years. 

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