Rough Terrain Telescopic Training Course- Novice

Rough Terrain Construction Truck

Equipment: Rough Terrain: Telescopic 3m - 15m

Accrediting Body: ITSSAR

Level: Novice - first time operator who has no previous experience of Construction Equipment

Location: Leicester Training Facility / On Site

Course Duration: 3-5 Day(s)

Max Ratio 3 trainees per course

Cost: £750 + VAT per trainee

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Course Aim

The aim of the course is to provide training and knowledge in the safe and efficient operation of a rough terrain vehicle with a boom below/over 9m (depending on course).
This course meets the statutory requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, and other relevant statutory provisions.

Course Content


  • The Need to Train & Statutory Requirements
  • Rated Capacities-Stability and instability
  • Operating Safety Code & Site Safely Rules
  • Film “The Correct, Approach”& “Site Safety”
  • Multi Choice Theory Test


  • Introduction to the Machine
  • Control Familiarisation
  • Daily Checks/Refuelling/Simple Maintenance
  • Steering and Drive Modes
  • Steering Procedures, (Un-laden and Laden)
  • Load Weight Assessment
  • Load Handling
  • Use of Stabilisers (where applicable)
  • Stacking and De-stacking Procedures
  • Vehicle Loading/ Unloading
  • Fitting and use of Attachments
  • Practical Skills Test (based on Forum 2000 recommendations)of such

Course Requirements

  • Notebook and pen.
  • Appropriate safety wear.

All other materials are provided on the course.