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RIIHAN309F Conduct Telescopic Materials Handler Operations 


Outcome: Nationally recognised statement of attainment

Course cost:

$550.00 pp in Hobart (unemployed/individuals)

$600.00 pp in Hobart (60% funded by Keystone if eligible)

$650.00 pp in Launceston/Devonport (60% funded by Keystone if eligible)

Please enquire about group booking rates 

Course duration: 1 day (experience, competency and class size dependent), maximum of 4 persons

RPL and training: Or approx. 4 hours, if a logbook with at least 16 hours detailing experience lifting or conducting various tasks using forks, a bucket, jib and auger or similar can be provided and verified

Location: Onsite or offsite, statewide

Pre-requisites: Must be 16 years of age and possess good language, literacy and numeracy skills, it is recommended you hold a current Forklift HRWL

What to bring: USI Number ( Biscuits, tea, coffee and drinks are provided. There are many takeaway food options nearby or feel free to bring your own lunch

PPE requirements: Hard hat, safety boots, long pants and Hi Vis short/long sleeve shirt


Unit Descriptor

  • Plan and prepare for telescopic materials handler operations

  • Operate telescopic materials handler in line with established requirements

  • Attach, secure, lift, carry and place materials to complete work activity

  • Select, remove, fit and use attachments for a telescopic materials handler

  • Relocate the telescopic materials handler 

  • Conduct housekeeping activities


Application of the Unit

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to conduct telescopic materials handler operations.

This unit applies to those working in site-based roles.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors, and must be sourced from state jurisdictions prior to applying this unit.

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At what point when operating a Telehandler do you require a High Risk Work Licence? TSH-Licensing-Training-Requirements-Issue-17-March-2022.pdf (

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