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.



Award in Land-Based Fork Lift Truck Operations (Rough Terrain Masted and Telescopic)

Course Content

Introduction to vehicle handling
Machine maintenance
Lift truck stability
Controls and driving/manoeuvring
Loading and unloading
Difficult loads
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

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions
21-Sep-18 05-Oct-18 9.15 a.m. 4.45 p.m. Part Time Fri 3
Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+

Additional Costs


Location & Contact Details


Kingston Maurward College Main Campus | Directions


Course Helpline 01305 215215

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Materials Required

Steel toe-capped safety boots Suitable outdoor clothing Overalls Wet weather gear Pen & paper


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