RIIHAN309F Conduct telescopic materials handler operations

Assessment and Course Delivery

No Experience Required
  • 1 Day Face to Face (10 hours).
  • One machine per operator.
  • Assessment consists of theory (written) and practical demonstrations.
  • This unit is competency based. A logbook and or declaration of experience is encouraged.
  • Course are run on demand at our site at Burton or alternatively on your work site.
Course Fees
  • Cost $510 (without CITB eligible worker ID Number)
  • Cost $130 (with CITB eligible worker ID Number)

Cost per participant includes learning materials, assessment materials (theory & practical) and issue of the statement of attainment and wallet-sized card. Tea, coffee and water are provided.

To find out if you are eligible for CITB funding please contact the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) on (08) 8172 9500.

Course Objective

Provide participants with the skills and knowledge to conduct telescopic materials handler operations in the civil construction industry.

Course Outcome

On successful completion participants will be issued with a wallet sized card and Statement of Attainment – RIIHAN309F Conduct telescopic materials handler operations. This is a module from the RII30820 – Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations..

Course Content

  • Plan and prepare for telehandler operations
  • Conduct routine pre-operational checks
  • Operate the telehandler to shift loads
  • Lift and carry loads using slings and lifting gear
  • Relocate the telehandler
  • Complete housekeeping procedures

Pre-requisites / Clothing & Equipment Requirements

  • Students must be 18 years of age and able to speak, read and understand basic English to communicate to a safe level.
  • Students must provide photo identification upon enrolment in the course (e.g. driver’s licence; passport or proof of age card).
  • Students must wear personal protective equipment while attending the course including long sleeve shirt, steel capped boots and long trousers.
  • Red Earth Training Solutions will supply high vis vest if required.
  • Students must have a unique student identifier (USI) to obtain their nationally accredited certificate or qualification. To apply for a USI go to
  • If you have any concerns re: literacy and numeracy, please advise our staff at first point of contact. Support services are available free of charge.


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