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Online Telehandler Training

Telehandlers are powerful and versatile pieces of equipment that have become popular in many applications. Though useful, unsafe operation and lack of training can make a telehandler dangerous to the operator and surrounding personnel. That’s why Leavitt Machinery offers a comprehensive online telehandler training course for all levels of operators. The content within this course teaches users safe operating practices, hazard awareness, and operating laws.

By completing this online telehandler course, participants will have the knowledge they need for safe operation. This course teaches telehandler operating theory that can be applied to most leading makes and models. Please note that some jurisdictions may require additional practical training for full certification/licensing. Contact our training team to learn more.

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Online Telehandler Course Topics

  • Telehandler components.
  • Safety symbols, operators manual, and load charts.
  • Site inspections and hazard assessment.
  • Safe operation around power lines.
  • Walk-around inspections and function checks.
  • Legislated requirements for safe operation.
  • Safe travelling techniques.
  • The principles of balance and stability.
  • Centre of gravity.
  • Safe lift techniques.
  • Safe refueling, parking, and shutdown procedures.

Online Telehandler Training Duration

This online telehandler training requires approximately 75 minutes to complete. As an online course, it can be started, paused, and resumed as needed.

Assessment and Completion

Testing is conducted throughout this online telehandler course to assess the user’s understanding of the content. Up to three attempts will be given to achieve a mark of at least 80% on this assessment. Upon passing this course, a certificate of completion will be awarded to download and print.

Please note that some jurisdictions may require additional practical training for full certification/licensing.

Leavitt Machinery is a leading provider of equipment and safety training. With over 100 comprehensive in-class, online, and blended courses, we provide complete solutions for all applications. Whether you’re working in construction, warehousing, forestry, intermodal, or oil and gas, we can help. Browse our course calendar or course catalogue today to learn more about the training we provide.

Select courses are also available with multiple language options. Take a look at the full list of courses we have available for Canada (English, Spanish, French) and the USA ( English, Spanish, French)!

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