This comprehensive online Telehandler Certification course covers the fundamentals of safe operation for the different classes of variable reach lift trucks (VRLTs).
This comprehensive online Telehandler Certification course covers the fundamentals of safe operation for the different classes of variable reach lift trucks (VRLTs). This course exceeds all CSA, OHS, and CCOHS requirements for classroom operator safety training certification in all Canadian provinces and territories.
Summa Safety & Environment College courses are the highest quality online courses available today, combining high definition video with cutting edge machine animation and video demonstrations. Our course format increases learning retention while remaining entertaining and informative for students. A few questions after every chapter prepare the student for the final exam. Throughout the course students are provided with access to: VRLT specific OHS requirements for every province and territory in Canada; a practical evaluation checklist; and easy-to-use instructions for evaluating operator competence on the machine.
An employer practical evaluation is required to complete the certification process and can be performed by a supervisor or authorized personnel.
Telehandler Certification Course Standards
This course was designed to meet and exceed requirements for theory and written exam training as outlined in:
- CSA Standard B335-15
- ANSI Standard B56.6
- Federal and provincial VRLT-related legislation requirements for the machine, employees, supervisors and employers
- Machine hazards
- Common lift truck incidents and accidents
- Different lift truck classes
- The importance of the operator, manual
- Safety decals
- Machine components, controls, brake types, and safe guards
- Capacities and in-depth stability principles
- Proper use of load charts
- Pre-operational inspections
- Function tests
- Hydraulic system dangers
- Hazard assessment/mitigation
- Rescue planning
- Proper communication
- Operating rules
- Steering modes
- Work platform use
- Parking and shutting down
This course takes approximately 240 minutes to complete
A passing grade of 80% or higher required. Up to 3 attempts are provided.
A certificate will be provided upon the successful completion of this course