Operate a telescopic boom handler

On completion of this course, the successful learner will be able to understand the functions of a truck-mounted crane while using the crane in a safe and suitable manner. They will also be able to access support and emergency services, in the case of an incident or accident in the workplace.

Course outline

At the end of the course, the learner will be competent in:

  •  discussing and applying the regulatory framework for operating telescopic boom handlers
  • describing the telescopic boom handler to be operated
  • demonstrating mechanical awareness of the telescopic boom handler
  • inspecting the telescopic boom handler
  • handling loads with a telescopic boom handler
  • operating the telescopic boom handler.

Course Information

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Unit Standard Title:

Operate a telescopic boom handler

E-Learning Price:

Not Available as E-learning

E-Learning Duration:

Not Available as E-learning

Credits:

10

SAQA ID:

243272

Professional Body:

CPD Points:

NQF Level:

3

Prerequisites:

1. Communication at NQF Level 3 or equivalent Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3 or equivalent 2. Re-certification training should have a certificate not expired for more than 90 days 3. The driver should be declared physically fit and have completed an eyesight test (such as the Orthorator test, the Purdue University Test No 3, etc) and industry recognised depth perception and hand-eye-coordination test. 4. It is assumed that people starting to learn towards this unit standard have already undergone company induction, have an appropriate licence to operate in the work area, and are competent in unit standards which address: • Relevant Code of practice • Occupational Health, Safety and General Housekeeping • Mechanical Awareness and Plant Appreciation.

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

• This course is targeted at employees (novice or experienced) with responsibilities for functions within the workplace that relate to operating telescopic boom handlers.

At SafetyCloud, we want to offer this same opportunity to prospective and current occupational health and safety professionals. They can now also receive training delivered through our our interactive online webinars. We have been at the forefront of occupational health, safety, and environmental training for over seven decades and looking to the future, we continue to offer the same world class training for which we have become renowned adding flexibility to train anytime from anywhere on our new powerful digital platform.

Unit Standard Title:

Operate a telescopic boom handler

Webinar Price:

Not Available as Webinar

Webinar Duration:

Not Available as Webinar

Credits:

10

SAQA ID:

243272

Professional Body:

CPD Points:

NQF Level:

3

Prerequisites:

1. Communication at NQF Level 3 or equivalent Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3 or equivalent 2. Re-certification training should have a certificate not expired for more than 90 days 3. The driver should be declared physically fit and have completed an eyesight test (such as the Orthorator test, the Purdue University Test No 3, etc) and industry recognised depth perception and hand-eye-coordination test. 4. It is assumed that people starting to learn towards this unit standard have already undergone company induction, have an appropriate licence to operate in the work area, and are competent in unit standards which address: • Relevant Code of practice • Occupational Health, Safety and General Housekeeping • Mechanical Awareness and Plant Appreciation.

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

• This course is targeted at employees (novice or experienced) with responsibilities for functions within the workplace that relate to operating telescopic boom handlers.

We continue to offer tailored on-site training and classroom-based teaching at any of our 12 NOSA Colleges throughout South Africa. Offering you access to more than 100 safety training programmes – including SAMTRAC, the world’s leading workplace risk management course and the most sought-after training certificate in the HSE industry, suited for all places of work. Book your seat at one of our NOSA Colleges to experience safety training in the classroom.

Unit Standard Title:

Operate a telescopic boom handler

Course Price:

R 2 940 per day

Course Duration:

5 days (novice); 1 day (recertification)

Credits:

10

SAQA ID:

243272

Professional Body:

CPD Points:

NQF Level:

3

Prerequisites:

1. Communication at NQF Level 3 or equivalent Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3 or equivalent 2. Re-certification training should have a certificate not expired for more than 90 days 3. The driver should be declared physically fit and have completed an eyesight test (such as the Orthorator test, the Purdue University Test No 3, etc) and industry recognised depth perception and hand-eye-coordination test. 4. It is assumed that people starting to learn towards this unit standard have already undergone company induction, have an appropriate licence to operate in the work area, and are competent in unit standards which address: • Relevant Code of practice • Occupational Health, Safety and General Housekeeping • Mechanical Awareness and Plant Appreciation.

Target Groups:

• This course is targeted at employees (novice or experienced) with responsibilities for functions within the workplace that relate to operating telescopic boom handlers.
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