Agriculture

Introduction

Course Title: Telescopic Rough Terrain Lift Truck (Semi-Experienced)
Course Code: AG019

Department: Agriculture
Course Type: Part Time



You will gain a background knowledge of the law and health and safety issues relating to these machines. A large proportion of the course, which is delivered in small groups, is dedicated to practical driving skills and manoeuvres. The qualification does NOT enable you to operate telehandlers on construction sites. There will be two days of comprehensive training and a half day on the third day for the assessment.

Overview

Course Content

Introduction to vehicle handling
Machine maintenance
Lift truck stability
Controls and driving/manoeuvring
Loading and unloading
Difficult loads
Assessment
LOLER regulations
Assessed by independent City & Guilds (NPTC) Assessor.

Entry Requirements

Aged 16 or over Tetanus protection is recommended.

Next Steps

Other part-time agricultural courses, e.g., Tractor Driving, ATVs, Tractor Spraying

Career Opportunities

Farmer, Farm Manager, Farm Worker (Crops), Farm Worker (Livestock), Agricultural Contractor