ONLINE Telehandler Training

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Course Duration

Approximately 75 minutes

Course Cost

Canadian Pricing
US Pricing

Course Topics

  • Telehandler components
  • Safety symbols, operator’s manual, and load charts
  • Site inspections
  • 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
  • Lift techniques
  • Refuelling, parking, and shutting down a telehandler

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Training Overview

When working with a telehandler, the biggest hazard is unsafe operation. Fortunately, this means that the majority of telehandler incidents and fatalities can be avoided through proper training.

This online Telehandler (Variable Reach Forklift) course is designed to help you develop the competency needed to operate your telehandler safely, while maintaining full control of the equipment and complying with the laws governing its operation. After completing this telehandler training, you will have learned your legislated responsibilities as a telehandler operator, how to identify telehandler components and their functions, how to travel and handle loads safely, and more.

Telehandler Testing:

Testing conducted throughout this online Telehandler course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to pass this course. The course is able to be taken three times in efforts to achieve the pass mark.

Online Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing. This certificate is valid for 3 years from the date of completion printed on the certificate unless otherwise specified by an employer, legislation, or other authority. For full certification, a practical skills assessment is required

I-Cab Recognized CourseI-CAB RECOGNIZED COURSE

This content developer is recognized by the International Competency Assessment Board (I-CAB) for their subject matter expertise in this subject matter and listed as a competency development resource for I-CAB assessment participants.


Leavitt Machinery offers over 50 knowledge based online safety training courses for both Canadian and US based customers. It is important to note, for some jurisdictions, select topics may require additional practical evaluation for full certification.