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RIIHAN309F Conduct Telescopic Materials Handler Operations

RIIHAN309F Conduct Telescopic Materials Handler Operations

Our Telehandler operations course covers topics such as planning and preparing for operations, conducting machine pre-operational checks, operating the Telehandler, lifting, carrying and placing materials, relocating the machine, carrying out machine operator maintenance and cleaning up.

This course can be customised for operators of all skill levels.

General Information

  • ✔ 1 – 5 day courses available
  • ✔ Face to face training
  • ✔ Nationally recognised
  • ✔ Real practical training on the machine!

Course Content

  • Introduction.
  • Site policies and procedures.
  • Work instructions.
  • Emergency procedures.
  • Hazard identification & control.
  • Traffic control signage.
  • Choose and inspect plant, tools and equipment.
  • Routine checks.
  • Telehandler operations & safe operating techniques.
  • Lift, carry & place materials.
  • Relocate the machine.
  • Park & shutdown machine.
  • Post-operational checks.
  • Carry out maintenance tasks.
  • Clean up after work.
  • Process written records.


All candidates that successfully complete the course will be issued with a statement of attainment and wallet card for RIIHAN309F Conduct Telescopic Materials Handler Operations (as shown below). This is a nationally recognised unit of competency and does not expire.

Telehandler RIIHAN309D certificate

Candidate Requirements

  • Must have good verbal and written comprehension of the English language;
  • Must have good general health and fitness for practicals (ability to climb in/out of machine, operate controls etc.);
  • Must wear long sleeved shirt, long leg pants and steel cap boots;
  • Must hold a USI (unique student identifier) number. Click here for further information:

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

Adjustments to training can be made for participants with language, literacy and numeracy issues so that they are not disadvantaged in completing this course. Please inform our office at the time of booking your course if you experience any language, literacy or numeracy issues.

Training Location

This course is run preferably on-site at your location using your own machine.

This course can only be offered at our premises (Rockingham, Western Australia) if the machine can be provided for the practical training (supplied by client or hire).

Course Cost

Please request a quote if you would like to arrange this course to be delivered at either your premises or ours – Phone (08) 9528 8888.

BCITF Construction Training FundThe Construction Training Fund provides funding support for training of eligible workers in the construction industry. We acknowledge the support of the Construction Training Fund in reducing the costs of training for eligible workers.


Please note that costs will vary depending on duration of course required (determined by number of candidates on course and existing skill levels).