Rough Terrain Machinery Operator Training

This equipment can take the form of either telehandlers or rough terrain counterbalance machines.

Normally used in the agriculture or construction industry, these machines are normally 4 wheel drive & generally larger than their industrial counterparts, but they provide a more stable working platform when on uneven ground.

Course Content

  • Responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act, 1974, PUWER 98 & LOLER 98
  • Operators Safety code
  • Re-fuelling for LPG & diesel rough terrain vehicles
  • Pre-use checks of Telescopic Handler
  • Factors affecting stability on the rough terrain vehicle
  • Motive and hydraulic controls on the rough terrain vehicle
  • Manoeuvring in open and confined areas
  • Stacking at different levels in open and confined areas
  • De-stacking with laden and un-laden pallets
  • Load weight assessment and load moment indicator
  • Safe use of attachments (if applicable)
  • Lorry Loading and unloading

Course Assessment

Theoretical assessment of 5 open and 20 multiple choice questions, which can be conducted orally where language barriers or literacy difficulties exist.

Practical Test of basic operating skills, confirming skills taught on the Forklift training course

Course Certification

On successful completion of your course you will receive an official certificate of competence.

How to Book

To book please call 01460 242400 to speak to our training professionals