Telescopic Forklift Training Course

Telescopic Forklifts are more commonly known as telehandlers. They are practical and versatile pieces of equipment that use a variety of attachments to expand their capabilities. Knowing how to use these machines safely can significantly benefit businesses across various industries.

Learn to safely and effectively operate telescopic forklifts with our ITSSARAITT and RTITB accredited telehandler training courses. Delivered by expert ITSSAR-certified instructors, our courses will equip you with all the skills and knowledge to fully utilise telehandlers.

At HL Training, we are pleased to offer telehandler and forklift operator training at very competitive prices.

We offer onsite telescopic handler training for up to 3 candidates, and we now offer in-centre training at our new premises in Clevedon.


Course Duration:

  • Novice Operator – 5 Days
    Experienced Operator – 3 Days
    Refresher Training – 1 Day


Telehandler Telescopic Forklift Training

ITSSAR Certified Telescopic Forklift Operator Training


This course teaches candidates how to operate a telehandler forklift safely and effectively. You will receive an accredited certificate from ITSSAR (Independent Training Standards Scheme And Register) upon completing the training, which includes practical and theory tests.

Telehandler Training Course For All Levels

We provide first-class training for all levels. Whether you are a novice operator needing in-depth training or a more experienced operator requiring a refresher, our ITSSAR, AITT, and RTITB-certified training will ensure that you operate a telehandler safely and effectively. Our courses range from 1-day refreshers to comprehensive 5-day training courses. 

Why Choose HL Training?


HL Training is a trusted telescopic forklift training provider. We combine in-depth training curriculums, detailed operational knowledge, and first-hand operator experience with the best training methods. 

Our CAT 1 trainers are highly knowledgeable and experts in developing the telehandler forklift skillset of trainees. 

If you are ready to learn valuable skills for operating telehandlers, HL Training’s accredited telescopic forklift training course is perfect for you. Find our course dates above and sign up today.

If you would like to discuss our telescopic forklift training options in further detail, please give us a call or e-mail our team. 

Telescopic Handler Training FAQs


Do I need a license to operate a telescopic forklift?

Forklifts do not require a license to operate. Upon completing a telescopic forklift operator course, you will be awarded a basic training certificate and an ID card. However, the competent operator card is not a license.

How long are your telehandler training courses?

HL Training provides three levels of telehandler operator training: a 5-day course for novice operators, a 3-day course for experienced operators, and a 1-day refresher training.

What is an ITSSAR accreditation?

ITSSAR is an accrediting body for workplace transport. We at HL Training have delivered ITSSAR-accredited operator training since the 1990s and instructor training for over fifteen years. The TOPS registration scheme, implemented in 2015, registers ITSSARaccredited training.

Are HL Training instructors accredited?

Yes, our trainers hold accreditations from various governing bodies. Our team includes CAT 4 ITSSAR instructors.