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Course code: RIIHAN309F
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COURSE OVERVIEW -  This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to conduct telescopic materials handler operations (below 3 tonnes). This unit applies to those working in site-based roles. Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors, and must be sourced from state jurisdictions prior to applying this unit.


  • isolation and traffic control responsibilities and authorities
  • safety data sheet and hazardous materials handling methods
  • development and compliance with job safety analyses and safe work method statement
  • maintenance and basic diagnostic
  • telescopic materials handler types, characteristics, technical capabilities and limitations
  • calculating safe working loads and safe operating techniques in varying terrain
  • telescopic materials handler and attachment operating and changing techniques 
  • performing pre-start, start-up and shutdown procedures. Parking and securing equipment.
  • checking controls, brakes and attachments for manoeuverability and serviceability and rectifying or reporting faults
  • operating the telescopic materials handler
  • attaching and securing appropriate lifting gear and shifting the load
  • selecting, fitting, testing, using and removing attachments, which must be certified and approved in line with workplace procedures
  • monitor and manage equipment performance using indicators and alarms
  • identify common equipment faults
  • use a range of communication techniques and equipment essential to the safe completion of work activity, including hand, audible and other signals

DURATION - 1 full day, 8:00am - 4:00pm


  • Equipment for this training must be supplied by the client
  • You will be required to conduct mathematical calculations throughout this course
  • You must supply 100 points of identification, including (1) form of current photo

TRAINING & ASSESSMENT - Two (2) assessments will be conducted at the completion of training – Knowledge and Practical Assessments.

REASSESSMENT - Applicants deemed not yet competent will be provided the opportunity to undergo further training. Fees may apply for further training and reassessment.

LICENCES & CERTIFICATION - This course is a Nationally Recognised Training and applicants’ deemed competent at the conclusion of the course will be provided with a Statement of Attainment for RIIHAN309F and a wallet-size competency card.


7 Kendall Street, WODONGA, VIC, 3690

(02) 6040 0167

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