NPORS Telescopic Handler (N010)

Novice and experienced tester routes available  

This NPORS Telescopic Handler (N010) course aims to deliver the necessary skills, knowledge, and understanding to use a Telescopic Handler safely and effectively.


This is suitable for operators of all skillsets, experienced or not. The course is delivered in line with NPORS learning outcomes and is based on a mix of both theory and practical tuition to give delegates sound underpinning knowledge of best practice and safe operation.


  • Gaining a basic understanding of the industry, the dangers of working in the industry and responsibilities as a plant operator.
  • Manufacturers’ requirements, technical data, and relevant regulations and legislation
  • Being able to locate and identify the major components of the machine and explain their functions.
  • Being able to locate and identify steering, driving and braking controls and explain their functions.
  • Conducting all pre-operational checks in accordance with manufacturer’s and legislative requirements.
  • Safely mounting and dismounting the machine.
  • Starting and stopping the engine and safely moving the machine off and stopping it safely.
  • Configuring the machine for travel and manoeuvring it safely laden and unladen, over varying terrain, rough ground, inclines, in open and confined areas.
  • Conducting all necessary safety checks at the work area.
  • Manoeuvring the machine to the work area and correctly configuring in readiness to carry out lifting and load handling tasks.
  • Lifting and transferring loads accurately and safely at different locations.
  • Loading and unloading external transport safely.
  • Fitting, adjusting and/or removing attachments.
  • Demonstrating knowledge and understanding of loading and unloading procedures for machine transportation.
  • Carrying out all end of shift and shut down procedures.



One to five days depending on experience.

DELIVERY METHODS: Open Course | On Site.

  • If this course is delivered on site at your premises, you must ensure you have a safe working area, suitable in size to the scheme rules and correct, safe and examined equipment. Note, this is your responsibility as the booker. Please speak with our team if you are unsure or require more information.

ASSESSMENT: NPORS Theory assessment made up of multiple choice questions & NPORS Practical assessment.



  • Traditional card – lasts for 5 years and is mainly accepted with housebuilders, utilities, port and marine as proof of competence OR
  • NPORS card with CSCS logo – accepted by all major building contractor’s. The initial card is the RED trained operator card which lasts for 2 years and can be upgraded to BLUE competent operator card further to completion of relevant NVQ.

OTHER INFO: Good understanding of spoken and written English.

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  • Course name
    NPORS Telescopic Handler (N010)
  • Location
    Sutton Coldfield
    Gate Lane 21
    B73 5TR, Boldmere
    Sutton Coldfield
    United Kingdom

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NPORS Telescopic Handler (N010)