Course Details

Conduct telescopic materials handler operations


This course involves obtaining the skills and knowledge required to conduct telescopic materials handler operations in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries. This course is appropriate for those working in operational roles.
Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the unit



Upon successful completion of all assessments, students will receive:

Statement of Attainment (Nationally Recognised)
  • RIIHAN309F - Conduct telescopic materials handler operations



The following topics are covered within this course:

  • Plan and prepare for telescopic materials handler operations
  • Correct operation of telescopic materials handler operations
  • Attach, secure, lift, carry and place materials
  • Select, remove, fit and use attachments
  • Conduct housekeeping activities

Entry Requirements

Including Language Literacy and Numeracy (LL&N):

Participants will undergo an LL&N assessment at the commencement of the course. This course requires participants to have LL&N levels to be able to:
  • Numeracy skills to locate and recognise numbers commonly used in safety signs
  • Read and follow simple pictorial safety instructions
  • Read and follow simple safety instructions that are written in English
  • Communication skills to ask questions to clarify instructions
  • Listen to instructions to identify key safety information
  • Communication skills to tell another person about a construction problem or hazard

Assessment Methods

The following assessment methods are used within this course:

  • Theory assessment
  • Practical assessment

Delivery Method

  • This course is facilitated via a face to face workshop
  • Cost: Welshpool $510, Bunbury $500, Port Hedland $695
  • Duration: two days



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