Telehandler Operator Safety Training

This course provides students a basic understanding of telehandler operation, maintenance and load handling. It will also cover relevant federal and provincial legislative requirements applicable to the workplace:
  
  • Safety awareness: pinch points, pedestrian awareness, mounting and dismounting, weather conditions and emergency exit procedures
  • Components:  telescopic boom, ROPS and FOPS, switches, levers, boom, outrigger controls and steering options
  • Pre-use inspection: wheels and tires, lighting, mirrors and wipers, engine compartment and function test
  • Operation: stability, use of boom and outriggers, capacity charts, frame leveling, load shifts, overhead power lines, start up and shut down procedures

Cervus Equipment Operator Safety Training Centers are located in Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Red Deer and Fort McMurray, Alberta; Regina and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; and Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Download our Training Schedule for July 2018.
 

COURSE OPTIONS

ONLINE TELEHANDLER TRAINING

Students have 2 weeks to complete the self-directed, web-based theory session.  Once completed, a half-day, hands-on practical training session focuses on the complete understanding of workplace hazard assessment, equipment inspection, and a practical operator evaluation.

Benefits:

  • Self-paced learning
  • Convenient schedule
  • Cost-effective approach
  • Enough time to gain solid equipment understanding

IN-CLASS TELEHANDLER TRAINING

The in-class training program offers a morning classroom session focused on theory. This is followed by an afternoon session for hands-on practical training and ends with an evaluation session on the same day. 

Benefits:

  • Classroom environment for better understanding
  • Certified in a day; depending on skillset
  • Instructor available to answer questions

ON-SITE TELEHANDLER TRAINING

For convenience, our certified trainers can train YOUR operators on YOUR equipment at YOUR facility. On-site training begins with a morning session of classroom theory and a written examination followed by an afternoon of practical hands-on training.

Benefits:

  • Employees are trained on-site reducing travel cost and time
  • Multiple employees can be trained together in your work environment
  • Employees get trained on the equipment they use on a daily basis